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Procurement Specialist

Company:  Ball Corporation

Dýšina, CZ, 33002

Date:  Feb 6, 2024
Job Category:  Supply & Logistics
Req. ID:  33334

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.


Purpose of the position: 

Main duties include locating key suppliers, negotiating the purchasing agreements and making sure materials and products meet the company’s specifications as well as ensuring timely delivery.


Key responsibilities include: 

  •    Purchasing materials and services and controlling the optimal amount of inventory.
  •    Controlling and processing purchase requisitions, issuing purchase orders and contracts in accordance with applicable company policies and guidelines.
  •    Checking the status of orders and delivery dates.
  •    Checking and processing invoices.
  •    Coordinating the implementation of inventory counts and ensuring the related agenda.
  •    Conducting supplier evaluations and audits.
  •    Working closely with production, central purchasing and other departments of the company to find new opportunities.
  •    Developing procedures and practices associated with the activities of the purchasing department.
  •    Issuing and reviewing customs documents,
  •    Negotiating with Customs and being responsible for maintaining customs records.
  •     Arranging transportation of materials and goods.


Knowledge and experience required:

  •  College training in business administration or similar
  •  3+ year of experience in procurement in a manufacturing environment
  •  Strong MS Office Skills, SAP is a plus
  •  Strong negotiation and communication skills across all organisational levels
  •  Fluency in written and spoken Czech and working knowledge of English

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Our benefits:

  • Loyalty reward before Christmas
  • Annual premium
  • Contract for an indefinite period
  • 5 weeks vacation
  • Meal vouchers CZK 194/day
  • Allowance for transport 190 CZK/day
  • Allowance for free time and health up to CZK 6,000/year
  • Pension insurance contribution of up to 12,000 CZK/year
  • Language courses
  • Tickets for Pilsen football, hockey and the theater
  • The possibility of career growth




Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


No agencies please.

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