The central Purchasing Department aims at long-term supplier relations with the objective of concluding the most beneficial contracts with the most efficient partners.
Our responsibilities include the pooling, managing and handling of all procurement activities like selection, assessment and development of suppliers.
By coordinating the purchasing activities, we ensure that products and services at the highest possible value are available at the right time and place in the defined quality and quantity.
According to our company guidelines
- the cooperation with our suppliers is based on responsibility, innovation and partnership,
- we contribute significantly to the value creation of our Group,
- we ensure fair competition,
- we strive for optimum product and service descriptions,
- we optimise the effectiveness and efficiency of procurement processes,
- we act in accordance with our principles of corporate responsibility.