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Buyer with German


Barcelona, B, ES, 08195

REQ ID:  33821

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Buyer EMEA with German



We are looking for a Buyer to join us in our sourcing team.


The person working on this role will be responsible for different categories, with emphasis on value creation and supplier relationship management. Also, it ensures a stable supply chain and delivery of savings.


It is a member of the Global Sourcing team. Pushes the orientation of indirect material demands in our Spanish and German plants.


This position will work from our office located in Sant Cugat del Valles.



Key responsibilities:


  • Maintains security of supply
  • Seeks for and realizes saving opportunities
  • Interacts with regional markets
  • Manages active supplier pool and supplier relationships, seeks for new suppliers
  • Contract management with the suppliers, negotiations
  • Supports the operational purchasing department in case of strategic questions and escalations
  • Maintains the highest level of integrity, ethics commitment to safety and compliance to KMT’s code of conduct; role models these behaviors for suppliers





  • Necessary 2 language skills: German and Spanish fluent
  • 1-2 years’ previous experience in Purchasing
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with different levels, cultures and cross functional teams



Our Offer:


  • Stability and solid work environment
  • Great atmosphere in a team, international environment


Please apply with your English CV

Equal Opportunity Employer

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