As a Procurement Manager at Vision Healthcare, you are responsible for the Purchasing of finished VMS products (vitamins, minerals and supplements) for the whole of Vision Healthcare. The main challenge for you will be to find a balance between costs, delivery reliability, quality and product innovation. What will you do! You will be responsible for centralizing purchases for all Vision Healthcare Entities and therefore will become part of the central Operations team within the company. Together with your colleagues from other entities within the group you will help maintain, shape and form the procurement strategy. Within your role you will report directly to the Group Supply Chain director of Vision Healthcare NV. What are you going to do? You will draw up, implement and continuously optimize a purchasing policy for finished products; You draw up the purchasing budget and multi-year plan together with the Group Supply Chain director and are actively involved in drawing up and managing synergy projects; You initiate, control and optimize cooperation with suppliers and find out where the cost drivers are. Negotiation skills will be of vital importance within this process; In close collaboration with the Supply Chain colleagues, you will monitor delivery performances and conduct evaluation interviews to optimize delivery reliability with our suppliers; Your attention is focused on, cost and risk management, sustainability, CO2 reduction, as well as the lucrative position of the organization; Finally, you will assess, identify and implement cost savings for the entire Vision Healthcare group; What are we looking for? You have completed a Master's degree or you are at an equivalent level through work experience; You have at least 5 years of commercial experience as a buyer in food (supplements), which means that developing and implementing a purchasing strategy is peanuts for you; You are a born negotiator who always has in mind the best conditions in terms of pricequality and you have used this experience in the field for several years; You have a no-nonsense mentality, a strong problem-solving capacity, you work in a structured way, act quickly and are stress resistant; You have good communication skill set: German and English; You have a good knowledge of the Microsoft Office package, where specifically experience with Microsoft Dynamics is an advantage; You have a good knowledge of the European VMS co-manufacturers market; What do we offer in return! A competitive salary representative of your previous professional work experience; Good secondary employment conditions; Opportunities to travel, as a part of your job; Working for a growing international organization; A new position, in which you have the freedom to shape the role to which you see would have the best potential for the company Friendly colleagues from all parts of the world Make use of the flexible workplaces in Ausburg, A company phone and laptop. Our DNA!!! Vision Healthcare wants to revolutionize consumer healthcare with innovative solutions. We focus on having close direct relationships with our consumers and enhancing their lives by providing solutions that fit their needs. By Combining the best digital talent with outstanding digital tech, we created an innovative digital hub that lies at the heart of all our ecommerce and digital marketing activities. We are a company that values and stimulates its employee to develop and grow within the organization. We treat our people with respect and we welcome different opinions and perspectives. Encouraging teamwork along with our ability to adapt to the changing environment we paves the way to success for us. Join us and be part of a team that is building something amazing!