Purchasing Specialist (f/m/d)

 StepStone ·  12.02.2019 ·  Göttingen ·  Evotec International GmbH


Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, oncology, inflammation and metabolic diseases. Leveraging these skills and expertise the company intends to develop best-in-class differentiated therapeutics and deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Due to our expansion in Göttingen, we are now looking for a highly motivated and passionate

Purchasing Specialist (m/f/d)Full-time and permanent

Based in our Göttingen office, this is an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Specialist to provide full procurement support to our colleagues based at this site. The role will report to the Procurement Manager in Hamburg.


Process orders and verify invoices in accordance to the company policy

Assist in the budgeting and procurement process of Capital Expenditure

Train and continuously support internal users in purchasing process requirements

Maintain and update data in the ERP-system, collect quotations (RFQ) and provide bid comparisons

Continuously support internal process improvement as well as supplier’s development

As a team member, provide administrational support to the logistics colleagues on an as needed basis

Provide support to the procurement manager as needed



Successfully completed administrative vocational training, additional qualifications in purchasing or E-procurement will be an advantage

Several years' professional experience gained in a purchasing department

Good knowledge of ERP-programs and MS Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)

Experience with E-Procurement/electronic supplier catalogue management

Ability to assess, resolve or escalate optimization potentials

Team player with the ability to work independently and self-organized

Good German and English language skills

Proactive, organized, flexible



A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community

A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork

Company pension scheme, holiday pay and annual bonus payments as well as flexible working hours




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