Purchasing administrator with German


Barcelona, B, ES, 08195

REQ ID:  43638

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) brings together materials science, technical expertise, innovative thinking and superior customer service to help the world fly, drive, power and build. Our tools, materials and wear-resistant solutions enable customers to run longer, cut faster and machine with greater precision. Kennametal is built for performance, and every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.0 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022.

Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Purchasing administrator with German



In your new role as Purchasing administrator, you will be responsible for different tasks related to our purchase orders. These orders are to provide our manufacturing plants and offices in Germany, and other countries in the EMEA region.


An example of your daily tasks would be creating purchase orders and order acknowledgements. Also, recommitting delivery dates, handling blocked invoices, guaranteeing compliance checks and the reduction of back orders.


If you have some experience in customer service and are interested on learning about the purchasing industry, this is the role for you.  We will provide you with all the training that you need to be successful in your new position.



 Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure on time delivery of goods and services
  • Identify potential savings
  • Work together with other roles in to achieve the goals of the department and further the company’s goals
  • Support continuous improvement of processes within the team and department
  • Daily contact with the suppliers to identify potentials and issues as early as possible
  • Interact with multiple sites (plants/ offices) and teams in the EMEA region offering best service for our stakeholders



Your profile:

  • Fluent verbal and written skills in German
  • Experience in a customer service role
  • Very good English language
  • Good user knowledge of MS Office in general
  • Team worker
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible, multitasking, ability to manage time and to adapt to changes



What we can offer:

  • Lunch Ticket COBEE
  • ADESLAS – Additional health insurance
  • Office located in Sant Cugat del Valles (25 Minutes by train from Plaza Catalunya)
  • Hybrid work model
  • Flexible work schedule  (7.00 - 9.00 to 16.00 - 18.00)
  • Friday afternoons off



Equal Opportunity Employer

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