Global Application Manager Procurement Excellence (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg
  • 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!

The Corporate Procurement division is responsible for sourcing all indirect materials, goods, and services. We serve as the interface between our company’s production sites and the procurement markets. We work to secure optimal procurement conditions and procurement support for CapEx projects and to ensure that our sites are well supplied.

To strengthen our team at the Hamburg site (preferably) or at one of our other sites Lünen (Germany), Beerse (Belgium), Olen (Belgium), or Pirdop (Bulgaria) we are looking for a

Global Application Manager Procurement Excellence (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • review and critically appraise (feasibility, business case, usage of standard applications) procurement application requirements and IT demands
  • build close collaboration with the Procurement Excellence team and IT as an interface to develop stable technical concepts and solutions which meet procurement´s requirements
  • administrate procurement (cloud) applications and make system settings with focus on business side, in close interaction with IT or third-party providers
  • assume responsibility for release management of procurement (cloud) applications including evaluation of new features and effective communication to Procurement Excellence organization and operational procurement teams
  • take over leadership and troubleshooting regarding procurement´s applications as a 2nd/3rd level support and interface to internal IT or third-party providers with the effect of stable applications and systems business operations
  • drive further continuous development, improvement and control of group wide standardized procurement applications based on the requirements of Corporate Procurement´s division, particularly in exploring and unveiling recurring improvement potentials in procurement´s applications and work processes
  • develop and implement a procurement system governance across the group by creating and implementing appropriate guidelines and work instructions
  • ensure knowledge transfer and conduct trainings on new or changed procurement applications for Procurement Excellence, operational teams and the management of the procurement division

Your Profile

  • successfully completed master’s or bachelor's degree in
  • successfully completed master’s or bachelor's degree in economics, business administration, mathematics or computer science
  • at least three years of professional experience in procurement / logistics or IT with a focus on system design and process consultancy
  • detailed knowledge in SAP R3 / S/4HANA and/or e-procurement/e-sourcing as well as in contracting applications
  • fluency in business English (C level) and good German language skills (B level)
  • superior communication skills, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills as well as ability to manage and interact in teams
  • excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • ability to work in a multi-culture environment and to deal with several complex tasks, situations and various stakeholders at the same time

We Offer

  • Contribute your skills, experience and creativity to an exciting industrial company!
  • We provide a great deal of leeway to shape your work and a high degree of individual responsibility.
  • Additionally, we communicate with our colleagues on an equal footing and develop innovative solutions together in an international environment.
  • Benefit from flexible working hours, attractive compensation and company mobility solutions (e.g. JobRad, HVV-ProfiTicket) as well as comprehensive social benefits including a company pension scheme!


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

Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg

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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.