Senior Buyer

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Levice, Slovakia
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

  • Drives procurement activities for allocated equipment: Develop Supplier panels, Collecting engineering inputs, Sending Request for quotations, Negotiating, Purchase Order Awarding, Claims Management)
  • Together with engineering teams seeks best technical/commercial solution
  • Curious to learn in details allocated equipment for procurement
  • Develops purchasing strategy for allocated procurement lots
  • Communicates effectively with peers
  • Applies effectiveness and efficiency of operational procurement tasks
  • Participates in developing related procedures & process improvements within overall function
  • Ensures effectiveness and efficiency through adherence to company processes
  • Supports procurement department in achieving objectives

Your experiences

  • Intermediate negotiations skills
  • Bachelor level, Engineering degree is a plus
  • Procurement experience in EPC environment
  • Skills in stakeholder’s management and change management
  • Takes responsibility to deliver best technical/commercial solution
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Change agent
  • Self-motivated and capable of working in multi-functional teams within policies, regulations and rules
  • Able to detach complex tasks into working packages
  • Resilient under time pressure
  • Intermediate negotiations skills
  • Some knowledge of supply contract law
  • Knowledge of Sourcing, Bidding and Category Management
  • Knowledge of SAP (SRM & MM) and MS-Office (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • May have some project management experience
  • Ideally good market and product knowledge
  • Multicultural experience
  • English other additional language is a plus

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.
  • Alena Pulisova
  • Recruiter