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Als globales Unternehmen mit 30.000 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern ist Hydro in einer großen Bandbreite von Marktsegmenten vertreten, die von Aluminium und Metallrecycling über Energie bis hin zu erneuerbaren Energien reichen. Darüber hinaus verfügen wir über einen einzigartigen Schatz von Wissen und Kompetenzen.

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Scrap and Raw Material Purchaser (m/f/d) Germany / East Europe

Recycling is a high-growth area for the future, fitting perfectly with the broader trend towards a circular, low-carbon economy. In Hydro, Recycling is one of the strategic growth pillars with ambitious targets in use of post consumed scrap in our production. Business unit (BU) Recycling within Aluminium Metal operates 5 recycling plants in Europe, 2 in the US, 1 scrap processing plant in Germany and is currently growing.

To deliver on the ambitious recycling strategy we are looking to strengthen our team with a

Scrap and Raw Material Purchaser (m/f/d) Germany / East Europe

The Position will have an extensive training program and introduction to aluminum industry. But we are also looking for experienced candidates.

Challenges that will make you grow

  • Learn, manage and grow aluminium scrap and raw material sourcing to relevant Hydro plants in Europe with main focus on supply to our recycling plant in Rackwitz, D
  • Maintain and further develop the existing supplier portfolio
  • Identify and qualify potential new scrap suppliers in Germany and Eastern Europe (PL, CZ, SK, HU, Baltics)
  • Perform supplier audits with focus on quality, HSE, CSR and compliance
  • Drive qualification and usage of new scrap types at relevant plants including potential pre-processing
  • Contract negotiation and order administration of raw material purchases including agreements for pre-processing/upgrading of scrap
  • Record and report on supplier performance / handling of claims and complaints as basis for supplier rating
  • Collect and provide scrap market intelligence and establish volume and price forecasts
  • Develop strategic scrap sourcing plan for the region and participate in business planning process for the BU
  • Partner with site personnel and Sales Managers to understand customer requirements and demand

You will be responsible to cover the aluminium scrap market in above mentioned areas and secure supply to our operations, develop new opportunities and contribute to growing our recycling activity.

Qualifications that will help you get ahead

First of all, we believe that the right candidate for this position is motivated by responsibility and the opportunity to make a difference. To succeed, a strong commercial mindset, systematic approach in resolving issues, and strong communication are needed, in combination with interpersonal skills with both internal and external parties. Other desirable skills are strong negotiation skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as customer/supplier focus.

Desired qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline such as Business, Supply Chain or Logistics
  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in a commercial position
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and oral, any other language skills will be considered an advantage (especially Eastern European)

What we offer

  • The opportunity to evolve in an international and highly dynamic market and work environment with high focus on sustainability
  • A position giving the right candidate the opportunity to shape the role and grow your career through professional and personal development
  • Be a part of the business for the future and join us for an exciting journey


Location & Travel:

Position will be based in D - 04519 Rackwitz

Heavy travel expected for this position, including international. Travel required to build relationships with sourcing network and internal support system. Travel may also be required for training purposes (i.e. visits to other Hydro plants globally, Seminars, Continuing Education, etc.).

Veröffentlicht am:  29.01.2023

Rackwitz, DE, 04519

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Stellentyp:  Unbefristet

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