Strategic Buyer (m/f/d) Raw Materials & Trading Goods


Procurement Global | Bielefeld | Start date: 06/01/2024 | 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 are part of a global team embedded in a strong, international procurement community. We are business partners within the company and work cross-functionally in close partnership with our stakeholders to actively shape the future of Dr. Oetker. 
What is possible with us? That's up to you. You can actively shape our common future.  Do you want to be a part of it?



  • As Commodity Manager (m/f/d) you are responsible for the development and implementation of international purchasing strategies as well as for the implementation of the resulting measures. 
  • Your tasks include the preparation of negotiation strategies as well as the execution and conclusion of international negotiation processes taking into account the TCO approach.
  • You will manage international and cross-functional projects and work closely with the respective internal departments on optimization and projects specific to the commodity group.
  • As part of strategic supplier management, you control the portfolio and the phasing in and out of suppliers.
  • You prepare the annual planning and market reports for your specific commodity group. 
  • You are responsible for international procurement marketing and procurement market research along the value chain.



  • You have a university degree and several years of international professional experience in strategic purchasing. 
  • You convince with your confident handling of MS-Office and SAP as well as other purchasing-relevant systems.
  • You have experience in managing and moderating projects.
  • You have excellent communication skills in German and English as well as sensitivity in the formation of intercultural networks. 
  • Your outstanding strategic and analytical thinking as well as your curiosity for new things, assertiveness and negotiation skills are what characterize you. 
  • You see problem solving as a positive challenge.
  • Your high flexibility, ability to work in a team and willingness to travel complete your profile.

Onboarding for new employees | Further education opportunities | 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 


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.


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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

Recruiting Team Bielefeld

+49 521 155 2520