Strategic Procurement Manager

c2i s.r.o.

Place of work
Dunajská Streda
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Purpose of the job:
To organize buying products, raw materials, supplies, capital equipment and services used by the company. To evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, review product quality, and supervise purchasing agents and buyers.

Key responsibilities:
• Leadership of company procurement and procurement staffs;
• Developing c2i procurement strategy;
• Set up main objectives and tasks of procurement team;
• Co-ordination and communication of procurement activities with and to other functions and departments;
• Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors;
• Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them;
• Optimization of costs based on Continuous Improvement Process (CIP projects);
• Forecasting levels of demand for products and services to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels, minimise inventory costs;
• Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;
• Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
• Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided;
• Processing payments and invoices of purchased goods;
• Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities;
• Producing reports and statistics using computer software;
• Development, training and supervising the work of other members of staff;
• Oversee inspection (examination) of incoming materials, ensuring that they meet requirements, both aerospace + automotive
• Conduct periodic management review meetings, submit detailed reports from monthly KPI´s to appropriate executives;
• Support project team with RFQ costs data;
• Ensure adherence to health and safety and environmental guidelines as well as legal obligations;

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

We are looking for someone fulfilling the following requirements:

• University degree in economics or technical education
• 10 years in Procurement Environment, with minimum 5 years in Senior Procurement Position
• Experience of Composite raw material
• Strategic + Tactical Outsourcing Experience
Experience with business processes, software implementation, people development and management sustainability
• Experience with procurement within the Automotive + Aerospace world, including Automotive + Aerospace standards and requirements
• Very good command of English, including technical English
• German, Slovak or Hungarian language an advantage
• General technical knowledge
• Managerial skills courses
• Corporate finance understanding
• CIPS qualified
• Purchasing management software – excellent knowledge
• Negotiation skills, team work, data analysis, leadership, work organization,
independence, integrity
• Skilled in planning, oversight and business best practices


Brief description of the company

c2i is a high technology company designing, engineering, producing and marketing advanced composites (carbon, Kevlar and glass-fibre) products for industries such as motorsport, premium automotive, aerospace, defense, satellite communication, motorcycle and industrial. c2i also produces large models and tools - the machine park includes a 6 x 3 x 1.5m 5-axis milling machine, 3 axis milling machine, LECTRA cutter, large 3D Carl Zeiss measuring machine and autoclave. 100% of our products are exported to Western Europe where c2i has sales offices and agents.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

c2i s.r.o.
Kračanská cesta 51
929 01 Dunajská Streda
ID: 2979678   Datum zveřejnění: 18.3.2017  
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