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Senior Buyer for MAN Diesel & Turbo

MAN Diesel & Turbo has recently been centralized the purchasing function in Copenhagen. We are therefore looking for a new Senior Buyer to manage strategic purchasing of build on equipment to our two & four-stroke engines.

As a Senior Buyer you will work strategically within activities in relation to purchasing and important suppliers of MAN Diesel & Turbo. Strategic activities are among others strategic development, contract negotiations, supplier opportunities etc. Therefore it is a must that you have a strategic mindset, since your main objective is to drive purchasing to the next level and in that way improving the competitiveness of MAN Diesel & Turbo.

If you are focused, structured and possess a healthy energetic approach to challenges and if you want to ensure that quality, capacity and price all come together through a sound business practice? Then this position gives you the opportunity of becoming a part of our international team of strategic purchasers connected to our global spare parts business, headquartered in Copenhagen.

As the purchasing department is placed organizationally close to top management of the group, purchasing is highly prioritized. This gives you a great opportunity to be successful and to be challenged on many levels.

Main responsibilities:

Develop strategy within own defined scope of product group aligned with overall purchase strategy Participate and take lead in strategic category management group Implement dedicated saving projects and strive for cost reduction Market and supplier analysis and research Conduct and lead strategic contract negotiations Conduct and lead price negotiations/agreements Participate in supplier development Manage purchase relevant tasks within own product group Manage workflow related tasks in purchasing systems (EIV, SAP) Actively source for new supplier opportunities to improve MDT competitiveness Obtains sound knowledge of supplier capabilities and products.


+5 year experience in strategic purchasing and a relevant technical/commercial education Technical knowledge and product knowledge is an advantage Strong negotiation skills As a person, you have a strategic mindset, and in addition you are focused and result-oriented You find it easy to build and maintain relationships based on trust and credibility It motivates you to be part of a rapidly progressing international and dynamic organization You are a strong team-player with the ability to work independent English at negotiation level both written and spoken German at negotiation level is preferable a plus Knowledge of the Microsoft Office package and SAP.

We offer:

Exciting challenges and international career opportunities in an innovative, global company at the leading edge of marine and power-plant technology Our working environment is open and inspiring with supportive colleagues in a company with a proud history and a bright future We can from our side offer very challenging jobs with great opportunity of development as well as an attractive employment package.

Application and contract:

If you have any further questions, please contact Per Østergaard by e-mail: or Klas Lindberg by e-mail:

CV and other relevant documents must be sent electronically through the link “ Send Application ” at the latest at the 11 th of December 2016. Interviews will be conducted during the application period.

We look forward hearing more from you and about you.

MAN Diesel & Turbo SE is the world’s leading provider of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery for marine and stationary applications. It designs two-stroke and four-stroke engines, gas and steam turbines as well as compressors. The product range is completed by turbochargers, CP propellers, gas engines and engines for locomotives and chemical reactors. MAN Diesel & Turbo’s goods include marine propulsion systems and turbomachinery units. Customers receive worldwide after-sales services under the MAN PrimeServ brand.
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