Purchaser Operations Central Europe (m/f/d)

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Stora Enso Division Wood Products

Purchaser Operations Central Europe (m/f/d)

Stora Enso WP is looking for a position Purchaser Operations Central Europe. Your location will be in Czech Republic (Ždírec nad Doubravou, Planá), Austria (Ybbs, Brand, Bad St. Leonhard) or Poland (Murow) and you will be working in Wood Products Division. You will report to Puchasing Manager Central Europe.


Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. Come grow a renewable world. And you will grow too.


As Purchaser Operations Central Europe you will be responsible for:

  • plan and run negotiations within given framework and according guidelines
  • to secure the best price for all purchases
  • to generate and submit purchase orders
  • ordering inventory, supplies, equipment and services from given agreements.
  • confirming all orders and their subsequent delivery. This includes reconciling the shipments, manifests, short- and back-stocked orders and damaged items
  • to log all purchases into the purchasing system for proper tracking and classification.
  • to maintain a large database of vendors and contacts
  • providing assistance and advice to all department managers regarding inventory purchases and purchase cycles
  • coordinating deliveries and shipments of all inventory and supplies with department managers
  • give the chance to join a growing team and take on further reponsibilities


What we offer:

  • Take on challenging and varied tasks and responsibilities
  • Join an international, friendly and dynamic team
  • Professional and career development, including the possibility of further education
  • Interesting financial valuation and employee benefits
  • This is an information for Austria as required by law. A performance-related salary based on your qualifications, professional experience and market value. The monthly gross salary for this position is minimum € 2.500,00 plus a variable component

Requirements for applicants:

  • min.secondary school/ high school exam in engineering/technical or economics/finance/ Technical college (e.g. HTL/Fachschule)
  • 2-3 years experience in purchasing are an advantage
  • good knowledge in MS Office
  • good communication skills and influencing skills
  • technical knowledge is an advantage
  • Czech/German/Polish (locations language) necessary, good written and spoken English knowledge, German language big advantage
  • administrative skils and well structured

To continue to drive a strong culture we are looking at a number of behaviors in each individual which is based upon our leadership themes set forth for driving our renewable materials agenda:

  • Customer Needs; Keeps up-to-date with market factors impacting our business and enhance or invent new products and solutions, always considering the customer and consumers perspective.
  • Business Acumen; Clear understanding of key financial and productivity metrics driving business value across our business as a whole. Has the ability to make decisions quickly on the basis of incomplete information and takes responsibility for own decisions.
  • Do what’s right; Takes responsibility for Stora Enso being a global company that is ethical, safe and free from harassment and discrimination. Acts as an example of Stora Enso’s values and Code of Conduct – in difficult times as well as good times.
  • Inspire & Motivate; Inspires team members in believing in the way forward and encourages a collaborative & communicative working environment. Actively seeks to understand the key motivators of others with the aim to make them grow and perform.


Please submit your application via our recruitment system. Hiring manager Andreas Nicham, email: andreas.nicham@storaenso.com is happy to answer your question about the position. Other questions can be directed to Recruitment Specialist Renata Pavlasová, email: renata.pavlasova@storaenso.com. We accept applications which are submit only through our recruitment system.

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