One team. Millions of happy customers worldwide.

Picanova is global market leader for customizable wall decorations* and one of the fastest growing companies in the field of mass customization in e-commerce. We fulfil people’s growing need to construct products to their own, individual specifications. As such, we produce wall decorations and other decorative items, photographic gifts and lifestyle accessories by the million, yet individually tailored to each customer. Our six production locations on three continents make it possible to satisfy customers in over 170 countries, bypassing the need for intermediaries while offering “the highest quality at the best prices – guaranteed.” When combined with our superfast delivery times and our efforts to strive for the best possible service each day, we achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction via over forty in-house online stores. (*Lexikon der deutschen Weltmarktführer)

We want to remain the best - therefore, we need the best! We are currently looking for a:

STRATEGIC PURCHASER (M/F/D)

Full-time position, available immediately

Your responsibilIties

  • Tender, negotiation and procurement of direct materials and services
  • Identification and realisation of potential cost savings in the goods categories under management
  • Selection and evaluation of global suppliers
  • Management of negotiations as well as preparation and conclusion of contracts in an international environment
  • Improvement of supplier quality, adherence to delivery dates and delivery time period
  • Point of contact for internal and external escalations regarding delivery difficulties
  • Execution of internal and external cross-department projects
  • Collaboration, implementation, development and realisation of strategic purchasing concepts
  • Development and implementation of strategies for different categories of goods
  • Independent execution and conclusion of annual pricing negotiations

Your Qualifications

  • Completed qualifications in Economics or similar, ideally with a technical background or business training with relevant further qualifications
  • Experience in production or manufacturing is advantageous
  • Independent, solution-oriented way of working
  • Outstanding engagement and high resilience
  • Professionalism when managing external partners and service providers
  • Self-evident handling of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Very good German and English knowledge in spoken and written

What we offer

  • A job in an international, owner-managed company in the heart of Cologne
  • Pleasant work atmosphere with a motivated team
  • Rapid transfer of responsibility
  • Company pension scheme
  • Unlimited coffee, tea, water and fruit

Have we sparked your interest? Send us your application with salary requirements and a possible start date.

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