Lead Architect (m/f/d) Corporate Procurement Solutions - with a focus on SAP MM


Corporate Procurement Solutions | Bielefeld | Start date: 12/01/2022 | Full Time | Permanent


Since our beginnings at Dr. Oetker, we have been breaking new ground. With pizza, cake, and desserts, as well as digital platforms and services – quality and an innovative spirit set us apart.


What awaits you? It's up to you! At. Dr. Oetker, you can actively shape the future – both yours and ours. We want to be part of something bigger. Don't you?




You will work in a very experienced, people-focused and motivated team. 6 colleagues, that can be called friends, are running the technical SAP MM topics with a broad focus on the business. In all SAP Projects, the SAP MM team is a key to success. If you have a positive mindset, with experience in SAP MM and acting like a servant leader, you could be THE person for this team!



  • Our IT department sees itself as a consultant and driving force for future-oriented IT technologies and value-creating applications. Working side by side with the departments, it develops a wide range of solutions for the more than 40 Dr. Oetker national companies worldwide. In addition, the IT colleagues provide advice to the departments on harmonizing their business architecture and optimizing their processes and collaborate on the conception of new business models. The team of around 190 people from 20 countries is thus driving digitization at Dr. Oetker. 
  • In this function you and the team will be responsible for the processes, capabilities and data of the international procurement department, based on a multi-year roadmap to create new, standardized and optimized SAP-business integrations. Within the team your roll will be to act as functional leader who keeps an overview about all running themes and projects.
  • The proactive initiation of innovations and optimizations in the business environment for systems and processes including the conception, elaboration and implementation of cross-business unit process standards within Purchasing are also part of your tasks. In doing so, you will always keep an eye on the purchasing strategy as a whole.
  • You will work closely together with business and partners across the whole Oetker group as well as external partners to define, deliver/implement, design Procurement tools. In doing so you will lead several IT (mini-)projects.
  • The collaboration with Business Architecture Teams (Enterprise Architecture Specialists) and other business stakeholders to understand & translate business requirements, identifying solution gaps and define solutions to meet the business need.
  • You are responsible for the development of an individual recommendation and veto right regarding system acquisitions, investments & project sequence in your business capability.
  • You will explain, define and communicate the business process to external partners and work in a partnership approach with cross-functional implementation teams, including vendor partners, to ensure all solutions are being developed in accordance to the defined strategy and roadmap of team Corporate Procurement Solution.



  • You have a degree in (business) Computer Science or economics with IT-related qualifications and already gained several years of work experience as a business consultant.
  • You are an expert in Procurement Processes, with special focus on SAP MM and already worked a lot on Cross Functional topics, Data Structures, and interfaces.
  • Knowledge in the tools of Jaggaer, Microsoft BC and LeanIX is a plus as well as in the areas of reporting, demand-, change-, project- and multi-project management is a big plus
  • You are eager to learn new processes and acquire new skills (e.g., in areas of finance, production and reporting)
  • Your strengths are openness and curiosity regarding business integrations, technologies, and models. You embrace the continuous learning needs to stay up to date in the ever-changing business landscape. Also, an entrepreneurial and holistic thinking is an important part of your strength.
  • Knowledge in the FMCG area and extensive experience in business processes and capabilities is an advantage.
  • Very good communication, moderation and presentation skills paired with business fluent English skills round off your profile.


Onboarding for new employees | Further education opportunities (needs-oriented training, target group-specific development programs, language training, individual coaching) | Attractive remuneration with non-tariff benefits | Pension plan | Job ticket | Flexible work models | Mobile work | 30 days of vacation | Special vacation at Christmas & New Year's Eve | Sabbatical | Family-run company | Daycare cooperation and vacation programs for children | Excellent employee restaurant | Bicycle parking spaces | Free car parking spaces | Discounts in the Dr. Oetker Shop | Sports, health and fitness offers | Laundry service | Showers for employees | Events and celebrations (e.g. company celebration, children's Christmas party, anniversary celebrations)


Are you intrigued? Perfect. Then we look forward to your online application. Just click on the "Apply now" button, and you're good to go.


Still, have questions? Then visit us at www.oetker.com/careers/work-with-us. To find out why you should join our team.


Dr. Oetker is an equal opportunities employer. We continuously work to shape and live a corporate culture where everyone feels welcome. At Dr. Oetker, your personality and qualifications are what count. Not gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation, and identity.


Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG

Dr. Oetker Recruiting Team 

+49521 155 2520