Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Sourcing & Supplier Manager Directs (m/w/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities


  • Consulting of the business units/divisions in the context of planned investments from a purchasing perspective, taking into account procurement market and technology trends
  • Analysis and evaluation of cost drivers and life cycle costs, associated identification of risks along the procurement process and implementation of suitable measures to minimise risks
  • Standardisation and bundling of the demand structure of the product group in connection with the relevant specialist areas
  • Definition and implementation of sourcing tenders to improve the competitiveness of the business units/divisions
  • Selection of suppliers and conclusion of contractual agreements based on defined criteria and definition of purchasing channels for efficient procurement
  • Increase the delivery and performance capabilities of key suppliers through appropriate measures
  • Presentation and coordination of the added value of purchasing activities to maintain and enhance the competitiveness of the business units/divisions
  • Promotion and cultivation of cooperation in purchasing with experts from other national purchasing organisations


Who you are


  • University degree in the field of business administration or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in purchasing, ideally with experience in purchasing herbal active ingredients
  • Strong communication skills and a structured and organised way of working
  • Willingness to question circumstances and drive change forward
  • Willingness to travel on business
  • First leadership experiences are an asset
  • Fluent in German and English both written and spoken

Your application

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.




Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination. 

Country: Germany
Location: Darmstadt
Reference Code: 33733
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