Technical Buyer (m/f/x)

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Date: 26-May-2023

Location: Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Germany, 85276

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


For our offices in Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:

Technical Buyer (m/f/x)

Purpose of the function

The goal of Procurement is to guarantee that DSE and its affiliates always receive value for money across products and services that are required. Procurement manages the balance between cost, quality, and time. We achieve this by being the trusted business partner of our internal & external stakeholders. Procurement leads and supports all procurement related processes and is responsible for the sourcing process. The Technical Buyer does have a key role in ensuring operational excellence. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Take ownership and actively manage the end2end Purchase Requisition (PR) to Purchase Order (PO) process for the assigned projects within the Capex team in Pfaffenhofen

  • Conduct all activities in accordance with DSE policies & procedures as well as all relevant external regulations

  • Initiate and follow-up on vendor creation in SAP if required by projects

  • Expedite price & lead time based on the project procurement plan with vendors

  • Ensure high quality of Procurement master data in SAP

  • Initiate and follow-through of digital contract signature process

  • Maintain communication & manage relationship with vendors to ensure service needs are met

  • Report purchasing activities into the overall Procurement monitoring activities

  • Contribute to Procurement's success with regards to savings, customer satisfaction, risk mitigation and/or fulfilment of defined KPI´s (e.g. ROSMA)

  • Contribute to and support the DSE Operational Procurement team network                                     

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor degree, vocational business school or relevant practical experience

  • working experience within a Procurement organization

  • Strong execution and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities in parallel to completion

  • Organized, committed, and working well in a high-workload environment

  • Team player with good communication skills, a growth mindset, positive attitude and robust customer service orientation

  • Result driven, pro-active and autonomous

  • Fluent in English & German

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP MM, eSourcing principles

  • Uphold a high standard of integrity and intercultural competency






What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.