Strategic Sourcing Manager

Bauer Gear Motor Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Továrenská, Zlaté Moravce, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
3 000 EUR/monthWillingness to overpay with respect to prior experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Supervising the Strategic Sourcing team in Zlate Moravce (4 employees)
• Assuming responsibility for certain material groups and services
• Study market trends, evaluate suppliers, and recommend sources of supply. Provide strategic insight on commodity trends and any required actions.
• Identify key supplier performance issues and facilitate the utilization of Altra Business System tools as appropriate to achieve business goals.
• Develop strategy for optimization of the supply chain and work with global and local sourcing teams to execute the strategy. Develop and implement process improvement in sourcing methods.
• Will determine appropriate procurement methods; will negotiate, and implement supplier agreements which support quality, delivery, and cost requirements.
• Manage and develop existing suppliers through performance feedback and implementation of corrective actions when needed.
• Maintain and develop appropriate KPI systems

Employee perks, benefits

- Career development opportunities
- Flexible working time with occasional home office
- Extra days off in specific situation
- Lunch fully paid by Bauer
- Bonus for work and life anniversaries
- Pension contribution 3%

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Experience in the position/sector

procurement or other relevant

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the following concentrations: Procurement, Supply Chain, Business Administration, or Engineering.
• MRP/ERP experience
• 5+ years’ experience within procurement, operations, or relevant experience
• Experience in sourcing material groups for gear motors (Aluminum, Grey Cast, Laminations, Gear wheels, electrical motors, etc.)
• Value Analysis/Value Engineering would be beneficial
• Fluent Slovak
• Fluent English


Brief description of the company

Bauer Gear Motor has been a provider of solutions within geared motors for more than three quarters of a century. We provide products of the highest quality with focus on flexible solutions, reliability and customer understanding.
Bauer Gear Motor has a strong foothold especially within Food & Beverage, Alternative Energies, Waste Water, Steel Industry and Material Handling.

Bauer Gear Motor has production facilities in Germany and Slovakia, together with sales offices and assembly facilities around the world.

Number of employees

250-499 employees
ID: 4385414  Dátum zverejnenia: 21.7.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 000 EUR/month