Purchasing Manager Recycling Raw Materials (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg, Luenen
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,100 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive worldwide distribution system. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

In addition to processing copper concentrates, recycling copper containing scrap, precious metal bearing raw materials and other recycling materials is a central business activity in copper production at Aurubis. For our Recycling Raw Material Purchase department at the Lünen or Hamburg site as of the next possible date we are looking for you as a

Purchasing Manager Recycling Raw Materials (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • Servicing D/A/CH region suppliers for recycling and precious metals bearing raw materials and establishing long term partnerships
  • Preparing and carrying out contract negotiations
  • Acquiring new suppliers and finding new materials
  • Handling of claims and coordinating of their solutions
  • Reporting of market developments and creating market analyses
  • Coordinating with the relevant production and planning departments
  • Delivering market knowledge for the strategic development of the market position
  • Visiting supplier on a regular basis to develop the purchase portfolio
  • Coordination of deliveries and contract fulfillment with customer service in European plants

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of economics / engineering
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Metallurgical and technical understanding
  • Experiences in e-scrap recycling is a plus
  • Customer focused with an independent working style, commitment and flexibility
  • Good negotiation and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial character steered by result orientation and efficiently organized
  • Ability for creative solutions and being assertive
  • Outstanding intercultural awareness and willingness to work in an international team
  • Willingness to travel

We Offer

  • Contribute your skills, experience, and creativity to an exciting industrial company.
  • We provide you with a great deal of leeway to shape your work and a high degree of individual responsibility.
  • We communicate on an equal footing with our colleagues and develop innovative solutions together in an international environment.
  • Take advantage of development opportunities, flexible working hours, attractive compensation, and extensive social benefits.


Then we look forward to receiving your informative application documents with your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date via online application only.


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Aurubis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.