Position Title:  Buyer


Eschenbach, DE, 92676

Job Category:  Supply Chain
Shift:  Shift GLZ
Full Time / Part Time:  Full-Time
Job Level:  Individual Contributor
Approximate Travel:  10%
Job Description: 


A Rogers Corporation Buyer is responsible for sourcing, procurement, negotiating and on time delivery of expense, supply, MRO, production, service items and some raw materials.

Essential Functions:

  • Planning and ordering of raw materials, monitoring of delivery dates and coordination with the relevant departments
  • Preparation and implementation of tenders, negotiations and supplier meetings
  • Creating and sending orders, checking order confirmations and delivery dates
  • Preparation and implementation of new cost saving strategies
  • Supplier search, establishment & maintenance of partnerships with Hungarian/Eastern European suppliers
  • Intensification of second source qualification for suppliers in the area of production, MRO, etc.
  • Communication with suppliers
  • Supporting the Purchasing Manager in audits (customer & supplier audits (VDA), ISO/IATF, SOX, etc.)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable apprenticeship program
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with SAP
  • Affinity for numbers, dates, facts
  • Structured way of working
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Negotiation skills
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Enjoy working in an international environment
Additional Qualification Details:  No additional requirement needed

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Rogers Corporation makes tomorrow's innovations possible. Help build a cleaner, safer and more connected world with a career at Rogers, where we make tomorrow’s innovations possible. We rely on a talented workforce to develop our cutting edge, market-leading material technologies. Our global team develops innovative specialty materials and components that enable technology in a wide array of high-growth markets. Our customers expect high performance and reliability, so we are always looking for people who can improve processes, get results and represent a best-in-class organization. People are at the heart of all our operations, and we encourage our employees to act with integrity, creativity and excellence to help drive results worldwide.

Why Work for Rogers:

It is our commitment to get “Results, but Results the Right Way.” Rogers offers an exceptional work environment and a value-driven culture modeled by leadership. Employees have access to developmental opportunities as well as top-notch benefits and incentive programs. Come join a winning team!

Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

About Rogers Corporation:

At Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), we're changing how the world uses technology. We are a global leader in materials technology and manufacturing, producing engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With nearly 200 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable global Advanced Electronics Solutions and Elastomeric Material Solutions, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers enables the world’s leading innovators to achieve greater performance, speed to market and reliability through our renowned technical solutions support, problem-solving and application engineering capabilities. Rogers delivers market-leading solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy, sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel, wireless infrastructure and automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.