Procurement Manager

Full-time (Linz, Austria)
Starting now!

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As part of our Operations team, you will:

  • Ensure premium quality of our products by sourcing the best components available
  • Be the link between component supplier and manufacturer
  • Source product components based on specifications given by our Hardware & Product team 
  • Check qualifications of suppliers & partners in regards to TCO
  • Negotiate prices with key suppliers, deal with product pricing and product terms, and look for opportunities of cost reduction
  • Closely work together with our Manufacturing Coordinator to ensure that components are available for production runs
  • Optimize existing processes and workflows (internally and with our partners)
  • Identify process problems and propose innovative solutions 
  • Meet partners to foster strategic business relationships with suppliers
  • Keep yourself up-to-date about market trends and technologies
  • Bring in your fresh ideas to make Tractive better - you’ll never hear the phrase “...because that’s how we’ve always done things”
  • Continuously grow personally and professionally, take ownership of areas that show your potential, and attend workshops which help you get to the next level
Your profile
Key requirements:
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in purchasing
  • Strong technical knowledge of hardware products and electronics, ideally telecommunication products
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Very good English skills
  • Willingness to travel (up to 20%)


Does this sound like you?
  • Eager to establish long-term strategic partnerships
  • Strong commercial and financial awareness 
  • Passionate about IOT gadgets
  • Willing to come and work with our fantastic team in Austria

Just so you know what to expect: For this position, we offer a competitive overpayment based on qualifications and experiences. The annual gross salary starts at € 50,000 on a full-time basis. If you bring relevant experience in many of the fields of responsibility, the salary will be considerably higher.

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