Director Purchasing Distribution (m/w)




  • Procurement of distribution components for Integrated Solutions EMEA, purchasing volume 250+ Mio €/year
  • Analysis of purchasing volumes and driving the consolidation potential between multiple sourcing organizations
  • Collaboration with our global Technical Marketing regarding supplier selection and contract/price negotiations
  • Management reporting and supplier rating
    Realisation of budget goals (Turns, ROWC, reduction of depreciation/scrapping)
  • Optimization of procurement and inbound transport cost in collaboration with Avnet Logistic Services
  • Efficient management of an EMEA wide distributed purchasing team


  • Experience in distribution/trade/reseller procurement
  • Several years of experience as group- or department-leader purchasing of electronic components
  • Proven results in procurement and efficiency gains
  • Excellent knowledge in at least one ERP system, preferably SAP
  • Proficient in analysis tools, especially MS Excel
  • Fluent in German and Englisch -  3rd language welcome 
  • Office location: Poing (near Munich)

A large package of social benefits like healthcare, pension plan, VWL, canteen and others is included.
With AVNET you will find an employer who takes care on a professional office environment and flexibility.
If teamwork and enjoyment at work is important to you, if you value independence and responsibility, and if you are searching for diversified tasks in an international company you are exactly the right person for our team! Performance-related compensation is part of the position.

Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at:
Avnet EMG GmbH | Gruber Straße 60c - 60d | 85586 Poing | +49 8121 777-277