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Location:  Twinsburg
Stellen-ID:  10464

In a fast changing world, it takes pioneering spirit to create trustworthy technology. We enable secure connectivity and payment solutions for billions of people around the globe. At G+D Mobile Security, you will play a key role in realizing the digital transformation.

The Buyer will be responsible for all aspects of procurement functions as it relates to production and support of the mobile security business unit. Primary responsibility is to ensure purchases are strategically sourced and negotiated for the best fit of delivery and cost benefits working with G+D Munich.


  • Confers with the production schedulers for material requirements in accordance with demand plans and schedules to ensure material and equipment availability.
  • Responsible for negotiating with vendors to reduce expenditure and meet Corporate Guidelines for selected diversity Vendor selection.
  • Lead the execution of supplier agreements and maintain awareness of applicable agreements to order appropriately while ensuring purchasing guidelines and policies are adhered to for all purchases.
  • Track performance and shipments against released purchases orders.
  • Work with internal and external suppliers to resolve material issues (shortages, emergency customer demands, etc).
  • Responsible for updating purchasing specifications for PFEP (plans for every part) with packaging specification, procurement lead times, min order qty and any other relevant specification.
  • The candidate must be detail oriented, analytical, organized, objective and able to successful implement improvement projects with minimum supervision




  • Place purchase orders based on planning documents, approved purchase requisitions, and approved capital expenditure forms
  • Assure that material / services will be delivered on schedule, at negotiated price and meets required manufacturing quality standards
  • Lead cost reduction efforts through launching RFQ’s and RFP’s to suppliers and report resulting cost reductions  through corporate reporting on a timely basis
  • Ensure supplier and material data (info records) within MRP/ERP systems are accurate along with PFEP
  • Implementation of supplier contracts
  • Support efforts to utilize JIT inventory and reduce working capital
  • Partake in the development and implementation of inventory programs including surplus reduction and supplier stocking programs (vendor managed inventory)
  • Support and expand on all opportunities to drive improvements in inventory, fulfillment, cycle time, and capacity management and growth
  • Support portions of physical inventories along with the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Communicate cross-functionally
  • Develop and leverage Purchasing dashboard to monitor business levels and to quantify annual cost savings; perform cost analysis, build TCO model as needed




  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • ASCM or other Supply Chain certification preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years purchasing in manufacturing environment
  • Proven results in driving supplier improvement and cost reductions in a manufacturing environment and P&L, working capital understanding.
  • Strong ERP skills and disciplines (SAP, Syteline desired)
  • Strong Access, Excel and database building/navigating skills
  • Business awareness of cost effective materials management
  • Effective analytical ability with strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of  statistics, forecast modeling and methods for their financial and operational impact
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience in utilizing lean tools and methodologies



Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc. endeavors to make https://careers.gi-de.com/GieseckeDevrientMS accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at (703)480-2300 or hr-us@gi-de.com. 

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc.
45925 Horseshoe Dr, Sterling, VA 20166
My team designs new payment experiences.
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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron