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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.

Purchasing Specialist -Italian-


In your new role as a Purchasing Specialist in our office in Barcelona, Spain, you are in daily contact with our suppliers and other functions in Sourcing to identify potentials to save and upcoming issues on time. You support continuous improvement of processes within the team and department.


Our offer:

Imagine working in a place with flat hierarchies of a small company but with resources and opportunities of a global company in your back. If you like this idea, we should get to know each other!

Take your chance and leave footprint in our company. Help us to establish a brand-new team in Barcelona. You can expect an attractive compensation package and the opportunity to grow your career. Even in our fast-paced times, we plan for long run. This maybe explains why our employees stay with Kennametal on average for over 17 years.


Your tasks:

  • Creating purchase orders according to the GSP (Global Sourcing Policy)
  • Support the strategic souring staff with handling of order acknowledgements
  • Ensuring on time delivery as well as the reduction of back orders
  • Identify potential savings
  • Ensure on time delivery of goods and services
  • Work together with other functions in Sourcing to achieve the goals of the department and further the company’s goals, i.e.


Your profile:

  • First experience in a purchasing position is favourable
  • Fluent verbal and written skills in Italian and very good English language
  • SAP knowledge is a plus
  • Good user knowledge of MS Office in general
  • Will to learn and develop your career actively


For further questions please contact our Lead Recruiter, Adrian Klimek. Mail:adrian.klimek@kennametal.com Phone: +4971189989054

Equal Opportunity Employer