Advantest – We enable
tomorrowʻs technology.

IoT, 5G and Artificial Intelligence. Unthinkable without us. More than half of all the microchips produced worldwide first pass through our hands. As the global market leader of automated test systems in the semiconductor industry we help the world to realize the digital transformation, enable our customers to shape the future and offer you the exciting jobs intended for pioneers.

Are you seeking answers and opportunities for your future? At our site in Böblingen you will find both as

Global Procurement Expert (m/f/d)

Your Responsibilities
The Advantest Procurement Department in Böblingen has started an extensive transformation program to modernize the function and accelerate value delivery to enable sustainable and competitive growth. You as a Global Procurement Expert are fascinated by the challenge of analyzing existing processes and tools and bringing them up to date. The goal of this new role is to provide processes & tools for our global procurement teams to improve performance around cost, assurance of supply, quality, supplier relationship management and other procurement also supply-chain related metrics. Therefore you will work closely with different teams like Enterprise Architecture or Business Process Reengineering.

Your Responsibilities:
Support the integration, implementation and documentation of procurement process standards; drive the implementation of new procurement tools and improve the existing IT procurement landscape
Communicate process and tool standards and updates to the global procurement community and support in the testing und training of local experts
Professionalization and further development of reporting and process templates to support existing and future business models in collaboration with BPE and EP Architecture
Ownership of process & tool changes and digitization projects
Identifying and leading local Subject Matters Experts (SMEs) in improvement projects

Your Qualifications
Master / Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering (preferable in Electrical) or similar
5 years of working experience in strategic Procurement (or comparable e.g. Supply Chain, Consulting)
Demonstrated experience in developing, enhancing and implementing sourcing/supply chain processes and tools
Demonstrated ability of project management and process improvement within the strategic Procurement environment (e.g. Risk and Cost Management, Digitalization in E-Procurement)
Superior communication skills (cross-functional, cross-cultural) over all hierarchy levels
Fluent English & German language skills (verbal & written)
Proactive working style and ability to work on multiple tasks in cross functional teams
Strong data analytics skill and proficiency with MS Excel, Orakle, Windchill or Silicon Expert

Our offer
Flexible and trust-based working hours, 30 vacation days + option for additional vacation days, mobile working, individual part-time models and programs for extended periods of absence
Attractive salary, share in Advantest´s success through our exceptionally appealing bonus program as well as numerous subsidies, discounts and offerings (e.g. bike leasing)
Structured onboarding programs and mentoring, development discussions, technical and soft skill trainings, language courses and knowledge sessions
Ergonomic working environment, sports and fitness options and events (e.g. Global Challenge) as well as health days
Attractive company pension scheme, comprehensive insurance coverage and support in emergency situations

Take your next career step with us! Apply now, preferably via our online application tool.
If you have any questions, Alena Nicolai will be happy to answer them at
+49 (0) 7031.204.8380

For further information visit: www.advantest-career.de

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