Regional Category Leader, IDM Pur. AP





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.



Job Description

1. Analyze, evaluate and contract suppliers with evident potiential for significant synergies among the Asia Pacific locations for particular categories of indirect materials (Logistics, Packaging, MRO, Investment etc.)
2. Build up a reliable and cost effective supply base.
3. Implement diligently material purchase processes in the related locations of KB Asia-Pacific region.
4. Act as project manager for regional or global strategic purchasing projects.
5. Regional bidding and price negotiation
6. Substantial yearly savings
7. Performace improvement of local suppliers
8. Market research
1. Min 8 years in purchasing area, experience in Rail or automobile is preferred
2. Strong analytical skill and deductive thinking (cause/effect)
3. Rich knowledge on areas of logistics management, packaging, MRO, investment
4. Experienced in supplier identification, qualification, contracting
5. Demonstrated ability of desicion making. Used to work independently but align with supplier and team.
6. Active work exposure in corporate projects and communications in multi-national group
7. Presentation skill, powerpoint proficiency
8. Practical work experience with SAP, high skill in Excel


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!