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Job ID R-445010 Date posted 07/10/2022 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Purchasing Specialist with German (remote/hybrid)

Job Description Summary

Job Description

As Purchasing Specialist you will provide daily support for the procurement departments located in Germany and in the USA. You will perform purchasing tasks related to the purchase of materials and services consistent with specified levels of quality, delivery and total cost, for BD operations supported by Shared Service Center. Your job duties will include monitoring supplier promised delivery dates to ensure that your company will receive the right inventory at the right time in the right amount.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Communicate with Suppliers to obtain pertinent information required by the business.

  • Assist with supplier assessments in accordance with the company’s KDGs (Key Driver Goals).

  • Keep supplier notifications about upcoming deliveries up to date in SAP system.

  • Pro-actively follow up with the supplier on upcoming deliveries by creating and sharing the weekly open Purchase Order Line report.

  • Managing the data quality of supplier delivery dates to ensure supplier on time delivery to promise and to request are up to date and correct.

  • Informing the local international buyers pro-actively about critical supply issues and its reasoning.


  • A high school diploma and at least one year of job experience in a procurement or supply chain role.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and ideally in German,

  • A collaborative team-work focused attitude and the ability to multitask.

  • Moderate computer proficiency, especially within an ERP (Enterprise Requirements Planning) system, preferably in SAP and advanced excel skills.

  • Ability to work with data including its validation and accurate entry and ongoing maintenance.

  • Understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people.

  • Professional experience in a customer service organization is an asset

  • Ability to work in a global, remote team, embracing time flexibility.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

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POL Wroclaw - Legnicka

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