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BASF Strategic Purchaser (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : trinamiX GmbH

Job ID : EN59744786BFA1

trinamiX GmbH was established in 2015 with its headquarters in Ludwigshafen and is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF SE. As a start-up, we are operationally independent and can, at the same time, rely on the competence and experience of the BASF Group. What drives us? Our technologies are designed to make it possible for humans and machines to capture and understand the world – for better decision-making and more security. That is our goal in the areas of 3D sensor technology, distance measurement and infrared sensor technology. We are not looking for successors or replacements for our team. We are looking for pioneers! Learn more about us at

First information about our application process can be found here:

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to Iris Christiane Kappeler,, Tel.:+49 30-20055403

What you can expect

Our team is working on a miniaturized spectroscopy solution for the integration into a smartphone.

For doing so, we are building an ecosystem with well-known OEMs and suppliers to be able to produce our system cost-efficiently in large quantities.

  • You will be responsible for the development and implementation of a global partner/supplier strategy for the components and manufacturing of the trinamiX IR Spectrometer Module for Consumerelectronics.

  • In addition, you manage and update constantly our global and strategic supplier portfolio for optoelectronic components in very high volumes.

  • You will also continuously monitor economic, technical and social market trends and risks for component and supplier.

  • Likewise, you support strategic initiatives in building partnerships and maintain partner and supplier relationships.

  • Last but not least, you attend meetings in Germany and abroad to exchange important information and to deal with current topics.

What we expect

completed studies in engineering, natural sciences or in the field of economics with a high understanding of technology

several years of professional experience in strategic or project purchasing

Knowledge and experience in photonics, consumerelectronics, quality management and/or ecosystem management is a plus

Team player with high ability to convince and business fluent communication skills in German as well as in English

We offer

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • Preventive care and fitness offers to promote your health and provide a balance to work.

  • We combine the agility of a startup with the stable cash flow, infrastructure and benefits of BASF SE.