Senior Buyer (f/m) for Equipment & Services

Infineon Technologies Austria AG
  • Villach
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 5.12.2018

Senior Buyer (f/m) for Equipment & Services

At a glance

As Senior Buyer (f/m) you work in a challenging environment with the possibility to learn and grow. You ensure local strategic procurement and carry out all relevant purchasing activities for a locally accounted segment in order to optimize supply and contribute to operating profit. If this is about you: apply now!

Quick info


Entry level
Professionals / experienced

Job ID


Full time


Job description

The central function Purchasing is responsible for the total purchasing volume of Infineon and essentially contributes to achieve the financial targets and the growth of Infineon.

During an individual training phase, we prepare you optimally for your new tasks. With regular feedback discussions and planning of your professional and personal development, we want to ensure your success in this position.

In your new role you will:

  • Be responsible for the procurement of a locally accounted equipment segment and related services
  • Implement commodity and sourcing strategies and carry out all purchasing site activities to ensure the long-term, cost-effective supply of products and services, especially Equipment and related Services
  • Provide assistance in defining yearly goals and estimate market price developments
  • Negotiate prices and purchasing conditions for locally accounted commodities
  • Develop optimal site contracts and agreements to contribute to the profitability of the company
  • Manage Supplier Relationship and Development to gain the best suppliers and guarantee an optimum supply chain
  • Monitor and analyze the purchasing market to obtain and structure relevant purchasing market information and to foresee market developments
  • Actively seek early involvement in sourcing decisions as well as contact with interface partners to recognize and support innovation
  • Actively participate in cross-functional team alignments and joint project execution
  • Report monthly/quarterly results to control purchasing activities
  • Mitigate and manage risk


You are committed to creating added value for the company and generate value with your ideas and solutions. You aspire to outstanding results with a passion. You act as an entrepreneur, seize potential for improving efficiency, focus on results and stay aware of costs. You take initiative and act responsibly.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • A university degree that ideally combines technical courses and business administration
  • 3+ years of relevant purchasing experience in a manufacturing company with related working experience
  • Know-How in Semiconductor Industry or manufacturing tool procurement is of advantage
  • A customer and result orientation with strong organizational communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis, contract terms and negotiation of commercial clauses
  • Experience in co-ordination of interdisciplinary expert teams and/or purchasing teams
  • Familiarity with local sourcing, equipment and services would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of quality issues such as TS16949/ ISO14001/EFQM would be an added advantage
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Fluent German and English skills

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry, employment group G ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. A higher payment is negotiable depending on your expertise and skills. Furthermore, Infineon offers additional employee benefits.

About Us

Part of your life. Part of tomorrow.

We make life easier, safer and greener - with technology that achieves more, consumes less and is accessible to everyone. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. Efficient use of energy, environmentally-friendly mobility and security in a connected world - we solve some of the most critical challenges that our society faces while taking a conscientious approach to the use of natural resources.

About Villach

The City of Villach is located in the center of Carinthia, Austria's southernmost province, in close proximity to the Italian and Slovenian border. Due to its particular geographic location and the outstanding natural beauty of the region, Villach and the whole province of Carinthia have for generations been popular holiday destinations for people from all over the world. Its unique landscape combines mountains and valleys, lakes and rivers, city and countryside. In addition to the favorable geographic location, living in Austria also has many social, health-care-related and economic perks. The country's social and health care system is among the best in the world and for decades numerous international surveys have singled out Austria as a particularly safe and wealthy country with a high quality of life. Villach benefits from its status as a "small town", offering everyday living at affordable prices in an outstanding setting. So it's no surprise that the city on the Drau is considered the "home of work-life balance".

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