e15 e15 Design und Distributions GmbH

Director Purchasing (m/f)

e15 is a global brand, designing and distributing modern premium furniture with a strong focus on solid wood in 34 countries on 5 continents. All products are manufactured by suppliers according to our specifications. To support our dynamic team, we are seeking with immediate effect a Director Purchasing (m/f) at our Frankfurt am Main location who will take over the effective control of the production processes.

Your tasks

  • Management of the purchasing department, further development of structures and processes
  • Responsibility for timely procurement
  • Optimisation of procurement processes with the aim of minimising stock while ensuring delivery capability
  • Price and contract negotiation as well as quality control of national and international suppliers
  • Production of prototypes according to specifications from the product development department and test production in preparation for serial production
  • Close cooperation with the departments product development and sales in the execution of projects
  • Support the complaints department in tracking production-related errors
  • Data maintenance in ERP, especially maintenance of article master data, parts lists, payment and delivery conditions
  • Planning and implementation of trade fair stands including assembly

Your profile

  • At least 3-4 years of professional experience in purchasing / production control or experience in a similar area of ​​responsibility, preferably in the furniture industry
  • Commercial degree with a strong technical understanding or a technical degree
  • Very good knowledge of different materials and various production processes are a must in this position
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting characterise your daily work, a high level of self-motivation, as well as accurate and result-oriented work
  • Solid German and English language skills are required; further language skills are an advantage
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and an ERP system (preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV) complete your profile


We look forward to receiving your application. Please send your complete documents including details of your desired salary and your earliest possible starting date in digital form to:

e15 Design und Distributions GmbH
Sophie Brennan-Whitmore
Director Marketing / PR
Gwinnerstrasse 40-46, Building 416
60388 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
T +49 (0)69 9454 91831


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