Lufthansa Group

Strategic Buyer (maternity cover)

Here, at Lufthansa Technik Sofia we will provide you with:

  • Friendly and knowledge sharing environment
  • Working in a multinational team supporting LHT facilities worldwide
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Flexible start and end of the working day
  • Home office policy
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits package
  • Corporate events and initiatives
  • Trainings based on the skill set you need to fulfill your duties


  • Location


  • Employment level


  • Function

    Einkauf, Logistik / Materialwirtschaft

  • Working time

    Full time

Once you join our team as Strategic Buyer you will:

  • Define and enforce the purchasing strategy and standard purchasing processes;
  • Identify material packages for tenders; execute material tenders including contract negotiations;
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations;
  • Perform pre-qualification, approval, regular evaluation and development of suppliers;
  • Prepare and review contracts, bids, proposals and vendor agreements for legal correctness, terms and conditions;
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities;
  • Analyses of market situation to determine present and future commercial conditions, material availability and prepare market analysis reports;
  • Handle tender and supplier matters in a compliant, fair and competent way;
  • Lead or Participate in projects;
  • Initiate improvements;

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Lufthansa Technik Sofia Limited

Free parking, Flight privileges, Canteen (subsidized by employer), Discounts / shopping, Employee events (summer festivals, participation in sports competitions etc), Working at home, Family days (family learns workplace know), Flexible working hours, Child friendly, Development programs, Mentoring, Lockers for cyclists / sportsmen, Medical Insurance

Lufthansa Technik Sofia

Lufthansa Technik is the world’s leading provider for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). Lufthansa Technik Sofia is part of the Lufthansa Technik base maintenance network. The company is situated at Sofia airport and operates since October 2008.

To be successful in the role you need:

  • University degree in economies, logistics or procurement;
  • 5 years of proven relevant working experience;
  • Excellent skills in contract negotiations, including legal terminologies;
  • Good knowledge of logistics (physical logistics, transport, planning & purchasing) processes;
  • Experience in strategic purchasing;  
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Experience in process design;
  • Ability to work independently but also as team member;
  • Ability to generate new ideas and identify potential for improvement within his working area;
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken;
About Lufthansa Technik Sofia Limited

Lufthansa Technik Sofia is part of the Lufthansa Technik Group - the world's leading provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services as well as modifications to the civil aviation industry. With tailor-made maintenance programs and advanced repair techniques, we ensure the reliability and availability of our customers' aircraft fleets. We are independent of aircraft manufacturers and licensed internationally as a repair, manufacturing and development organization. With more than 26,000 employees and over 30 international subsidiaries, the Lufthansa Technik Group offers a full range of services in the fields of maintenance, overhaul, component support, engines, landing gears, VIP services, innovation and digital fleet solutions to around 800 customers worldwide. Lufthansa Technik Sofia has over 1200 employees. Our success is built on our people who are fundamental to our organization.
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