CAPEX & Facility Purchasing Manager

Bekaert Slovakia

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

Your responsibilities:

  • You will manage important, complex and regional CAPEX or service groups in cooperation with regional and international teams covering Bekaert needs in Central Europe (Slovakia, Czech republic, Romania)

  • Your role will be to develop and maintain the 'category spend analysis' and 'savings reporting'

  • You will give input and participate in setting the regional sourcing strategy and take ownership for the regional sourcing strategy towards the internal stakeholders with focus on contracting (Local & Regional), potential supplier base, type and duration of contracts to optimise the TCO for Bekaert in the full supply chain, …;

  • You will steer the management of specifications for important and critical projects or services in order to make sure that the specifications are clear and available in the system and assure (delegate) the communication to the suppliers;

  • You will participate in the definition and deployment of the X+1 targets for the category and allow a transparent follow up and communication of the performance against targets;

  • Your will be responsible for defining and implementing the regional sourcing KPI’s by leading or delegating the tendering and negotiation process for critical projects or services and by following up the implementation of the contracts towards key internal customers and the suppliers (complaint handling, day to day business with suppliers etc.)

  • You will have a chance to contribute to the purchase to pay process (connecting of tender results to purchase orders, contribution to complaint & claims handling, creating savings reports)

  • You will manage and coach the local tactical buyers and purchasing assistants responsible for facility management services and investment projects in reaching the targets for the region of Central Europe

  • Preparing, administering, monitoring and executing all appropriate documentation and communication when it involves international or complex transactions (bidding tables, notifications, etc.) in cooperation with the internal client and tactical buyer

  • Leading projects, coordinating activities of project members (junior purchasers) and presents results;

  • You will take an active role in improvement and development of own professional skills (professional trainings, language courses)

  • You will act in line with Superior Manager directions in harmony with legal directions;

Number of years of experience: 3-4 years

Employee perks, benefits

- Work within international stable company
- Contract for unlimited period;
- Yearly reevaluation of salary
- Yearly performance bonus
- Company car also for private purpose
- Contribution to retirement – third pillar
- Regular monthly contribution to allowance for mortgage or buying of new car
- Worked years reward in range of 34 - 425 €
- Vouchers for workforce regeneration 50 – 60 €/per year
- Organization of various sport - entertainment events for employees and their families to promote team spirit
- Posibility of career growth, training and development activities for self-development
- Life insurance

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced
SAP - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

Your profile:

  • You have University education
  • You have min. 3 years of managerial experience
  • You have min. 3 years experience with purchasing of CAPEX and services
  • You speak English fluently
  • You have good organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • You have Driving license “B”
  • You are willing to travel (20 % of time max)
  • You are customer oriented
  • If you can work with SAP system, it´s an advantage

You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.


Brief description of the company

Bekaert is the biggest independent producer and supplier of steel wires and cords in the world with headquarters in Belgium, more than 90 production centres all over the world and large area of sales places and agencies. Bekaert develops its activities within Central and Eastern Europe intensively. The company has established its branches in Poland, Czech Republic and in Slovakia in Sládkovičovo and Hlohovec.

In 2003 Bekaert became an owner of former company Drôtovna Hlohovec for purpose of utilizing this company as a platform of expansion in countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The company offers opportunities for people who want to work within increasing international company, be a part of professional team and have possibility for further education and professional growth.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Bekaert Hlohovec, a.s.
Mierová 2317
920 28 Hlohovec
ID: 3039961   Dátum zverejnenia: 17.5.2017  
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