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HEAD OF PURCHASING

Job description

Who we are:

WiTraC is a technological partner creating Track&Trace solutions for big industrial corporations. In other words, we help multinational companies such as Ford, Volkswagen, Porcelanosa, Gestamp, Faurecia, Mercadona, DHL, Carrefour, among others, not to lose their cars, trolleys, pallets, machines, tools, finished products, and even people, in other words, being more efficient in their logistical, productive, quality or client-related processes, localizing and remotely managing their critical assets in real time and wirelessly.

We have created a wireless, real-time, scalable technological solution (trackers, measurement sensors and an artificial intelligence SaaS platform), capable of locating and measuring anything, anywhere, thanks to an international presence and a very fast growth rate.

Our three mainstays, we review periodically in each team member (WiTraCLover), are:

  • What you do: if you like what you do every day you will be motivated and you will give the best of you. That´s why we will always look for you to occupy the place you like the most in the company
  • With whom you do it: the team, the clients and the partners. We are an international young, dynamic team. We help each other and we are passionate about what we do in WiTraC
  • What you receive in exchange: apart from a competitive salary, in WiTraC we offer flexible work hours, training, information, and a number of benefits we explain hereunder:

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation and perks.
  • A great and high-qualified team of young, motivated, passionate, international people to work with.
  • Career growth and working with exciting, state-of-the-art technology: Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Flexible work hours in a focused but casual environment in the center of sunny Valencia. We are easily accessible by public transport, as well as close to public bike stations.
  • A bright, comfortable office, stocked with water, good coffee and fruit.
  • Part-time workday on Fridays.
  • Great working atmosphere.
  • Cool events, tech meetups & Teambuildings.
  • Develop new ideas and really test them by participating in our monthly WiTraC Labs.
  • Weekly WiTraC Gym outdoor activities.
  • Work-Life Balance, Family Support.
  • A flat, laid-back culture. Everybody is encouraged to participate in discussions and contribute.
  • High-trust environment. We believe in giving autonomy to all our employees.
  • A competitive salary and stock options packages. We want everyone to have ownership and participate in company success.
  • A Flexible Payment Plan

We are looking for new, talented WiTraCLovers to join our team!

Responsibilities

  • Implement best practice purchasing strategy.
  • Manage relationships with key partners/vendors.
  • Coordinate with other departments the inventory’s tracking and the orders placement.
  • Establish budgets.
  • Create purchasing and procurement policies and ensure that they are respected.
  • Elaborate and supervise contracts and contract negotiations.
  • Mitigate risks and develop opportunities, collaborating with other departments.
  • Research and evaluation of products and vendors aligned with the company’s portfolio and strategy.
  • Satisfy the Product department’s needs in terms of products’ and services’requirements.
  • Coordinate and lead, with the Marketing team, the knowledge center related to the prices and the products that exist (investigating the market and the competition).
  • Satisfy the clients’ needs for the projects lead by the Operations team, aligning price and service.

Requirements

  • PTechnical Master´s Degree.
  • Proven experience as a Purchasing Director or similar role.
  • Knowledge of the Hardware and Software technology.
  • Experience in B2B, HW and SaaS.
  • High analytical and reporting skills.
  • Capacity to negotiate internationally and familiarity with national and international (Europe, Asia etc.) vendors and purchases.
  • Familiarity with the Scaleup management principles.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English, both written and spoken.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
  • Outstanding organizational, management and leadership abilities.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills, and experience working with senior staff on all levels.

We hope to hear from you soon! ☺️

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