About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Material Group Manager (m|f|d) Castings and Forgings  
Job ID 73777 I Location Heidenheim


Your responsibilities

  • You are responsible for strategically expanding the supplier portfolio for your product group, "Casting and Forged Parts," to ensure profitable sourcing options for the VH product range.
  • Analyzing your material group, developing and implementing material group and sourcing strategies are within your scope, as well as identifying and realizing cost and lead time savings.
  • Your tasks include defining and continuously updating the lists of our preferred suppliers (including all essential supplier data) and implementing them in VH operational units.
  • Together with the VHZ team and departments, you oversee relationship management and supplier development to position VH as a preferred customer with our main suppliers.
  • Additionally, as a MGM, you are responsible for creating cost curves and cost estimation schemes as well as standard lead times for OTO.
  • In your role, you, along with the Head of MGM, approve sourcings trategies for all major OTO and OTC projects.
  • Furthermore, you actively manage the sourcing process (RFQ, negotiation and decision) for major demands together with the VH Operating Units.
  • As needed, you support cross-departmental initiatives in VH, such as modularization.


Your profile

  • You have successfully completed your studies in a technical (engineering or industrial engineering) or business-related field, ideally with several years of experience in strategic sourcing or material group management.
  • Knowledge in plant engineering or international project business is advantageous.
  • Your proficiency with MS Office applications and SAP is routine.
  • Excellent German and English language skills in both written and spoken forms are required; additional language skills are advantageous.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, negotiation skills, and a quick grasp characterize you, along with analytical competencies and high standards for your work.
  • Intercultural competencies, enjoyment of international collaboration, and a willingness to undertake regular global business trips (20%) round out your profile.



We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being


Apply now via our web portal.
Find more details about the application process.


The Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG | VHZ is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact

J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | Recruiting Germany

Lara Jensen • phone +49 174 6891156  


Job ID 73777