Project Buyer (M/F/D)

  • Company: Rimowa Germany
  • Country/Region: Germany
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Purchasing
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: RIM00047
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.09


Liaise with the Product Development team to understand the project scope and the company's overall product

marketing strategy

 Formalize technical brief and align with stake holders

Create a process to identify, map and integrate suppliers in the early design phase

Prepare planning and action plan to secure smooth execution of the project from marketing brief to commercial launch

 Identify risks and secure flawless start of production, on time, on cost and at the right quality

Federate and coordinate internal stakeholders toward the achievements of the goals

Determine cost efficient solutions from design mock-up to industrialization

Liaise with Sourcing Buyers to align on sourcing strategies

Define and track the material delivery plans together with the material planners

Track the purchasing cost in project and identify saving opportunities before handing over to the sourcing buyers

Be a key member of the project committee by communicating on progress and actively participating in problem solving

Be responsible for managing and fostering key relationships from innovation to execution, with both internal partners and external vendors



University degree (Engineering or Purchasing)


Minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience in project management, engineering or purchasing in industrial field (retail/fashion/luxury experience would be beneficial)


Deep understanding of manufacturing processes (textile experience would be beneficial)


Business-mindset and can-do approach


Strong project management, including developing action plans, identifying deliverables and presenting results


Strong communication and presentation skills


Proven ability to analyze and visualize data as base for decision making


Business fluent in English and German (French is appreciated)

Additional information

Join RIMOWA for this unique opportunity as a Project Buyer and be part of our transformation and product range expansion. The role will cover a large spectrum of responsibilities, an international work environment and will require passion, out of the box thinking and a strategic mindset to ensure our products meet and exceed our client's expectations. In this role, you will also have the chance to enhance the sourcing strategy for textile product categories as they are a key element of our projects.


Fashion & Leather Goods

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