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IT Purchasing Specialist (f/m/d)

Purchasing - Software ext. Services

Dresden, DE, 01156


Intelligent solutions for networked vehicles – that is JOYNEXT. We are working on future technologies that are becoming increasingly important for automobile manufacturers and their customers. Because on the way to autonomous driving, vehicle data communication with mobile devices such as smartphones, with other vehicles (V2V) or with infrastructure systems (V2X) is becoming increasingly important. JOYNEXT also deals with the new and further development of cloud based services. We always strive to strike a balance between innovation and sustainability. When developing our products, the focus is on the end user, his needs and usage.

With more than 1,200 employees worldwide, JOYNEXT takes connected cars technology to a new level. We are present at seven locations; our development and innovation centers are located in Dresden (Germany) and in Ningbo (China).

JOYNEXT is a direct supplier (Tier1) for the automotive industry and has been a development partner and system supplier of well-known automotive manufacturers for over 20 years. Our connected infotainment and smart connectivity gateway technologies can be found in well over ten million vehicles worldwide.



For our location in Dresden we are looking for you to support our team!


IT Purchasing Specialist (f/m/d)




  • Strategic alignment of suppliers in the area of responsibility
  • Consolidation of requirements across multiple locations (Germany, Poland, China, Japan, South Korea) to achieve cost advantages
  • Active management and/or collaboration on projects
  • Negotiation of framework agreements and strategic cooperations
  • Definition of standards for specifications (e.g. SOWs) and quotation documents
  • Leading price negotiations and implementing cost optimization projects with business units
  • Escalation management
  • Regular management reporting
  • Implementation and further development of commodity group and purchasing strategies
  • Active participation in the achievement of corporate objectives
  • support of project teams within the scope of purchasing topics
  • Active participation in international organizational projects
  • Preparation and execution of tenders
  • Support of Indirect Purchasing in technical questions concerning the respective commodity / product group
  • Responsible for market observation of technologies and related trends
  • Further development of the commodity group(s) with regard to technology, supplier portfolio and alternative suppliers
  • Systematic analysis and development of new sources of supply while conducting global procurement market analyses




  • Completed studies (computer science) or business studies with technical background
  • Knowledge of business and contract law as well as MS Office and ERP system (SAP) desirable
  • Ability to work in a team, a high degree of initiative and self-motivation
  • Negotiation skills and persuasiveness with a confident manner
  • Above-average commitment and strong organizational skills combined with negotiating skills
  • Reliable work ethic and a high level of commitment
  • Strong communication skills and business fluency in English
  • Logical and structured way of acting and working
  • Goal-oriented
  • Good knowledge of English, spoken and written




  • The opportunity to help shape a center of excellence for infotainment
  • Professional development perspectives
  • Permanent employment contract
  • Flexible working hours and 30 days of vacation
  • Committed colleagues in small teams
  • Company events (e.g. summer party with family) and team events
  • Subsidies for job ticket, lunch (in our own employee restaurant) and fitness center




Take your chance at JOYNEXT and apply with complete documents, your salary expectations and the possible starting date via our applicant portal.




Do you like to put your expertise to practical use? Then JOYNEXT is the right place for you. We offer you exciting challenges around our innovative technical products, a performance-related salary as well as attractive social benefits and individual training opportunities.

With us, it is not just the technology, which is great - we also offer you a collegial working atmosphere in an international environment - including the best career perspectives.




Stephanie Böhme, Phone 0351 453 55 66 14



Gewerbepark Merbitz 5

D-01156 Dresden



We are looking forward to receive your application!