Purchase-to-Pay Project Manager & Indirect Buyer 100% (m/f/d)

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

As part of Global Supply Chain Management, Global Indirect Procurement is responsible for the strategic category and supplier management of all indirect categories. Under consideration of innovation, cost, quality and availability we strive to develop procurement to a competitive advantage for METTLER TOLEDO. To complete the team we are looking for a highly motivated and skilled professional to proceed its career as a Purchase-to-Pay Project Manager & Indirect Buyer 100%.

You will work strategically within Global Indirect Procurement (GIP) and tactically within the Indirect Shared Service Center EU (ISSC-EU). In both areas, you will mainly work as Project Manager and in addition, you will support your ISSC-EU colleagues in execution and processing of purchase orders and sourcing related tasks. 

In the role as Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) Project Manager, your responsibilities include:
  • You take ownership of the project to implement a P2P software  in the area of indirect procurement
  • You will cross functionally collaborate with Finance, SAP/Corporate IT team, Supply Chain Excellence and the Buyer Team located in Poland during the implementation phase and beyond
  • Additionally you will onboard suppliers, enable supplier catalogs, gather & analyze procurement spend data as well as prepare reports
  • Further you will establish, maintain and continually improve policies and procedures and support other related projects in the supply chain area
In the role as Indirect Buyer, your responsibilities include: 
  • You will negotiate larger regional contracts and lead purchase projects of investment goods (Capex)
  • You will also support the tactical procurement team with the following tasks:
    • Place SAP purchase orders for indirect materials based on system generated purchasing requisitions
    • Identify and realize savings & cost avoidance opportunities through negotiations and by transferring and applying best practices
    • Track and support order fulfillments, invoice approvals, complaint management and supplier performance 
    • Provide strong customer service to end users in the areas of purchase order management, purchase requisition training, vendor creation process etc. 

What You Need to Succeed

Following requirements are necessary for this role:
  • You have a higher education in business or economics or related field or a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in a similar role in the indirect procurement area
  • An absolute must is a solid experience in project management; experience in implementing a P2P platform is a plus
  • You have a solid knowledge in procurement/strategic sourcing and supplier management, as well as analytical skills and the capability to manage projects independently 
  • You have IT affinity while possessing SAP knowledge ideally of procurement related transactions 
  • You are a strong communicator, able to deal with complex initiatives and lead through persuasion with all levels
  • You are proactive, self-motivated and a reliable person with excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English 

Our Offer to You

We offer challenging, varied tasks in an innovative and international environment, highly qualified teams with good working environment and development opportunities.  

Did we raise your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our e-mail address is ta-ch@mt.com. 

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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