Carrier Corporation is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings.

Category Buyer

The Role

Negotiate contracts about price, quality and logistic service level on the plant level.
Manage suppliers on the plant level (key interface for any strategic decision).
Achieve product cost savings, volume consolidation and standardization.
Drive cost savings projects together with R&D department.
Actively manage cost, productivity, quality, delivery and performance of Carrier Suppliers.
Lead sourcing/benchmarking/supplier selection activities for supply base in charge.
Identify all supplier on the market capable of support the business and / or our business transformations.
Evaluate and pre-qualify the supplier base on QCD procedures and objectives.
Optimize the supplier portfolio in consideration of risks, dependencies, total cost of ownership.
Coordinate and manage identified projects.
Negotiate and implement contracts with suppliers.
Support Supplier Quality Department and supplier charge back.

The Candidate

Proven experience in Purchasing (2-5 years ideal).
Economical or Supply Chain university degree preferred.
Good negotiator, presenter, and project manager.
Good communication skills, team player.
Accept and enjoy challenges.
Advanced English language knowledge.
Any other European language is an advantage.
MS Office and SAP knowledge.
Driving license, open to travel.
Knowledge of various manufacturing processes, technologies, markets is a plus.
Practice in similar environment is a plus.
Legal knowledge is a plus.


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What do we offer:

  • Exciting innovative environment – company open to new ideas
  • Possibility for further development and international career opportunities
  • High-profile team
  • Daily use of English
  • Competitive remuneration and other benefits (meal vouchers, contribution to life insurance, holidays etc.)
  • Flexible working hours, possibility for home office, sick days.

Information about the vacancy

Job location


Employment type

Full-time work

Type of employment

Employment contract

Duration of employment



Bonuses, contribution holiday, contributions to the pension / life insurance, flexible start/end of working hours, meal tickets / catering allowance, holidays 5 weeks, educational courses, training, refreshments on workplace, contribution to sport / culture / leisure, sick days, occasional work from home, corporate events

Required education

Secondary education or professional training with a school-leaving exam

Required languages

English (intermediate)

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Carrier Refrigeration Operation Czech Republic s.r.o./dříve Linde Frigera spol. s r.o.


Carrier Refrigeration Operation Czech Republic s.r.o./dříve Linde Frigera spol. s r.o.
Angelika Puskarová