Process & Automation Specialist - Direct Purchasing





We see it as our daily mission to make a significant contribution to greater safety and efficiency on roads and railways. That goes for passenger and goods transport - all over the world.

Making mobility safe on roads and railways - that is the mission driving us each and every day at Knorr-Bremse. It has been that way for over 110 years. Today the Knorr-Bremse Group, based in Munich, is the world's leading manufacturer of braking systems and a leading supplier of safety-critical sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As an innovator in our fields, we advance developments in mobility and transport technologies.



We are a young team driving digitalization within KB Rail Purchasing.

Our main content is the operation, improvement, and enhancement of our automation landscape (e.g., RPA, OCR, …) and the identification and realization of potentials derived from process mining activities (e.g., Celonis, MS PowerBI) for all purchasing plants worldwide.

For that we are closely collaborating with our global Purchasing teams and are working with innovative software.

It is our mission to shift the focus from administrative procurement tasks to more tactical and strategic, value-generating activities.

We are searching for 2 new colleagues in our team in Liberec (CZE) with slightly different main tasks.


Profile 1 - Process Automation (RPA)

Monitoring of running RPA bots

Improvement of existing RPA bots and implementation of new RPA bots

Creation and update of RPA documentation


Profile 2 - Data & process analysis

Identification of improvement potential in operational purchasing processes based on process mining technology

Proposal, follow-up and monitoring of improvement actions

Management of OCR solution for order confirmation processing


Common tasks:

Support and handling of intercompany business (order process, master data, expediting, contact to internal customer)

Master data maintanence and optimization

Management of change notifications

KPI update and analysis


Expected skill set:

Bachelor degree in Business Administration or similar (focus on logistics, purchasing or process automation is considered as benefit)

2+years experience in logistics, purchasing or process automation in production company, preferably in automotive or engineering

Advanced knowledge of Excel

Basic coding and database knowledge is benefit (SQL, VB)

Endless enthusiasm for automation and IT, analytical mindset and process-oriented thinking

Ambition for continuous improvement, solution-oriented and proactive way of working

Fluent in English, German is benefit. Willingness to travel occasionally (Munich)


We can offer:

Long-term perspective in stable international company

Modern working environment in Liberec

Opportunity for self-development and education

Full-time job, unlimited contract

Home-office, 25 days of vacation, Meal vouchers, Cafeteria benefit system, Pension insurance contribution etc....


Please apply in English only.

Please note that only candidates who are eligible to work in Czech Republic (have EU citizenship, permanent residency or valid working permission) might be considered for this role. We are not open to Visa sponsorship.


Through a blend of engineering excellence, sustainable development and social responsibility, our employees help to drive progress at more than 100 sites in 30 countries. We offer you an exciting role with plenty of variety in an international environment, as part of an attractive package that extends from flexible working hour models, via professional and personal development opportunities, all the way to sports and healthcare programs.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!