Purchasing Agent for Digital Solutions (m/f)

Taufkirchen | 20188808

Experts from within all sectors work together at ARTS to tailor make innovations, today. As experts in engineering and production services, engineering consulting and HR services, more than 500 ARTS employees at 25 project sites support high-tech companies to realise their projects to a high level of expertise on a daily basis.

Apply your expertise to help make the technologies of tomorrow an advantage today, working as a Purchasing Agent for Digital Solutions in Taufkirchen for our customer Airbus Defence and Space GmbH. Take on challenges in the area of sourcing strategy development with openness.

Task description

  • Managing transnational and transdivisional ICT & Digital sourcing projects as a focal point for the project leader and an interface for all relevant stakeholders
  • Constant screening and assessment of emerging digital start-ups market for potential newcomers to identify digital breakthroughs for Airbus
  • Definition of a successful worldwide sourcing strategy for the complex digital product portfolio as a sound basis for decisionmaking
  • Selecting suppliers and building solid high-performing contracts
  • Actively managing supplier relationship in order to achieve optimization and leverage further potential for innovation
  • Guarantee end-to-end contract management as well as performing continuous risk management to protect Airbus
  • Exchance Best Practices with peers to ensure continuous improvement


  • Degree in Engineering or Economics
  • At least 3 years' experience in procurement and sales with a demonstrated track record of end-to-end project negotiations or sales activities in a related field on an international level
  • Know-how in understanding contracts, evolving data privacy and protection laws, intellectual property, assessment of business models and technology concepts
  • Strong professional network within the domain of expertise, including academics, industrial players, consultants and entrepreneurs
  • Technical knowledge in Mobile Apps, Big Data or Analytics
  • Fluent English, additional language skills (German, French, Spanish) desirable
  • Leadership personality as well as problem and conflict-solving skills round off your profile
  • CV in English required

Our Services

  • Permanent employment contract
  • Above-average, performance-linked remuneration
  • Bonuses and allowances above standard rates
  • Annual bonus payments
  • Personal support close to work
  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Extensive opportunities for training and further education

Your Contact

Susann Pastor

Hermann-Reichelt-Str. 3
01109 Dresden
+49 (0)351 / 795 808 285

Local Office

Office Munich

Sonderflughafen Oberpfaffenhofen - Friedrichshafener Straße 3
82205 Gilching
+49 (0)89 / 978 962 110