Lufthansa Group

Purchasing Specialist / Buyer

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

  • Home office policy
  • Additional paid leave
  • 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
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits package
  • Corporate events and initiatives
  • Trainings

Facts

  • Location

    Sofia

  • Employment level

    Direct entry

  • Function

    Logistics / Materials Management, Production

  • Working time

    Full time

Once you join our team as a Purchasing Specialist / Buyer you will be:

  • Sourcing, placing and tracking purchase orders for aircraft parts, general material and tools, prior and during the maintenance event;
  • Finding optimum sources for material and service demands, incl. 'Make or Buy'  decisions;
  • Collecting quotes and negotiating terms and conditions with vendors;
  • Monitoring and influencing the delivery process until materials are delivered to stores;
  • Coordinating with suppliers in case of delayed delivery;
  • Liaising with suppliers, subcontractors and customs;
  • Supporting his/her colleagues within the department with sharing specific knowledge based on experience in operative purchasing of materials and services (e.g. Strategic purchasing upon contract negotiations, or planning during MRP process)
  • Adhering to quality and internal control procedures

Free parking, Flight privileges, Canteen (subsidized by employer), Discounts / shopping, Employee events (summer festivals, participation in sports competitions etc), Health days, Mobile working possible, Family days (family learns workplace know), Flexible working hours, Child friendly, Diversity programs (eg women‘s promotion), Development programs, Mentoring, Health Plan, Fitness studio / sports facilities / company football etc., Massages, rest rooms, etc, Lockers for cyclists / sportsmen, Healthcare, Medical Insurance

Lufthansa Technik Sofia

Lufthansa Technik Sofia is part of the Lufthansa Technik base maintenance network. It performs heavy maintenance checks on the Airbus 320 family and Boeing B737 Classic and B737 NG. The company is situated at Sofia airport and operates since October 2008.

To be successful in the role you need:

  • Technical/ Aviation background, preferably university degree
  • Professional experience with aircraft maintenance and overhaul of minimum 3 years
  • Good knowledge of other logistics processes (planning & purchasing, warehouse, transport)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team spirit, sense of responsibility and very good interpersonal skills
  • Strong personality, high assertiveness
  • Able to handle high pressure situations 
  • Computer literate, preferably SAP knowledge
  • Flexibility according to workload during the project phases
  • 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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