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Active ingredient Purchaser (m/f/d)

Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Böblingen, DE

Company: Wörwag Pharma

Wörwag Pharma – a medium-sized, internationally active, family-owned pharmaceutical company headquartered in Böblingen near Stuttgart, Germany, which recognized and scientifically proved the importance of biofactors very early on. For more than 50 years, we have been fighting the civilization diseases of our time - preventive, accompanying, healing. Our slogan "Getting closer helping better" is not just a promise to doctors, pharmacists and patients. It is an expression of our colorful corporate culture and our collegial cooperation among our now 1,200 employees worldwide.

Become a part of our team in our headquarter in Böblingen (near Stuttgart) because we are looking for you as a


Active ingredient Purchaser (m/f/d)


These tasks await you


  • Negotiations of active ingredients and excipients
  • Negotiate framework agreements and conditions
  • Analyze and monitor international procurement markets and derive strategic international purchasing options
  • Optimize and standardize our purchasing processes
  • Recognize market trends / risks / opportunities and actively develop and implement sourcing strategies
  • Ensure potential savings and work closely with other internal departments


What you bring with you


  • Successfully completed degree in business administration or a comparable degree in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry
  • 5-6 years purchasing experience in China and India sourcing markets is desirable
  • High quality awareness and strong analytical thinking
  • Strong communication skills on both internal and external interfaces
  • Experience in negotiation, high assertiveness and ability to deal with conflicts
  • Strong sense of identifying potential and risks along the Supply Chain
  • Fluent English speaking and willingness to travel


We offer you


  • A dynamic, international environment with the opportunity to take on responsibility quickly and extensively, to contribute experience and knowledge and to implement ideas
  • Varied challenges, as well as exciting projects with a strong team spirit
  • Compensation in line with the market and your performance, as well as additional benefits which can be used flexibly according to your needs, e.g.,   
    • Subsidy for direct insurance
    • Individual compensation options for days off, pension provisions or payout
    • Bonago vouchers for special occasions
    • Support for your general well-being and/or work-life balance
    • Health-promoting measures such as discounted conditions on over-the-counter (OTC) pharmacy products or health days
  • Flexible trust working hours as well as the possibility to work mobile up to 75%
  • Central company headquarters with free parking facilities, good public transport connections as well as mobility allowances
  • A wide range of opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Regular employee events


We are looking forward to receiving your application!