Bufab strives to be the Sustainable Industry Leader in 2026 and continue to develop a world class supplier base. The Sourcing Engineer shall contribute to ensure Bufab is recognized as a well-organized global player acting professional and with high requirements on sustainability, quality, service, and competitiveness in 2026, providing world class supplier base.

The sourcing organisation of Bufab are both global and regional, but mostly built on regional skills and resources.

Sourcing Engineer is a key position to reach Sustainable Leadership. The Sourcing Engineer is responsible for the development of the supplier base and shall secure reaching the overall Sourcing KPI´s as well as the development and implementation of Group strategies. 

The role

  • Develop existing suppliers in Turkey.
  • Find and develop new suppliers in Turkey.
  • Supplier Audits according to our Bufab Best Practice process
  • Escalation claims handling
  • Handle RFQ: s for the other Bufab Companies (outside Turkey) that need that support.
  • Sourcing office will be the lead buyer for most of the suppliers (A, B, C1) in the country.
  • Analysis, manage and do parts segmentation as well as master data management of the suppliers, business analysis and reporting connected to the area.

Required Qualifications & Competences

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or business management;
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in an international sourcing organization or manufacturing company
  • Smart negotiation & process skills
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes: Category fasteners and machining.
  • Project management and change management skills.
  • Experience from (Fastener/ Switchgear/Auto component) manufacturing or multi-warehouse company is an advantage.
  • Familiar with ISO, IATF standards and requirements
  • Entrepreneurial, team player, “Solutionist”.
  • Willingness to travel in the country.
  • Fluent in English, oral and written.

Based at BUFAB location in Istanbul or Ankara.

Contact and application

Does this sound interesting? Please apply via this link: https://bufab.varbi.com/en/what:job/jobID:703267/

We will follow the applications on an ongoing basis, latest day to apply is the 10th of March. If you have any questions about the recruitment, please contact Yigitcan Kocak, Managing Director of Bufab Turkey yigitcan.kocak@bufab.com or Mikael Vegh, Global Business Development Manager, Sourcing. mikael.vegh@bufab.com

We strive for Bufab to be a leading workplace for curious, committed, and motivated employees.

For us it is important that all competence on the labor market is taken to advantaged. We welcome every applicant and strive for diversity. 

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Ankara
Country Turkey
Reference number 2024/5
Published 16.Feb.2024
Last application date 10.Mar.2024 11:59 PM CET

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