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(Senior) Purchasing Manager (all Genders)

Vienna, Austria


About the company

waterdrop® is an Austrian brand providing innovative solutions to encourage the well-being of consumers by offering premium products and experiences surrounding the quintessence of life — water.

Drink More Water, together we grow.
All the great people here at waterdrop have been shaking up the market with our innovative microdrinks, microteas and microenergys that make drinking more water fun, convenient and more sustainable. We’re proud to have saved countless plastic bottles in the process as well as having significantly reduced carbon emissions compared to pre-filled beverages. Following our rapid growth to well over 1 million satisfied customers, 20+ stores across Europe and the US, numerous dedicated B2B customers and being listed in over 11,000 retail markets, we can’t wait to take this journey to the next level.

Job Description

  • As a (Senior) Purchasing Manager (m/f/d) you have full responsibility for the whole purchasing process of our accessoires and bottles. 

  • You plan and manage purchasing orders based on our company forecasts. 

  • You place orders, keep track of the whole delivery process and follow up on the shipment status to ensure the delivery of goods and replenishments just in time. 

  • You are responsible for the overall purchasing budget and all related financial commitments. 

  • You play a role in supplier management: support in the search, selection and evaluation of suppliers as well as maintenance and expansion of supplier relationships. 

  • You negotiate the best prices and collaboration on contracts with international suppliers. 

  • You help to develop our sourcing strategies. 

  • You are aiming for a constant improvement of supplier quality and reduction of material costs.


  • You have gained a minimum of 4 years experience in a similar role in a renowned manufacturing company. 

  • You have successfully graduated from a business school/university or have finished an equivalent education. 

  • You are a strong communicator; Chinese/Russian/German or any other language skills are a big plus. 

  • You are tech savvy and have experience working with an ERP system eg Oracle Netsuite. 

  • Your ability to prioritize and your structured & strategic working approach enable you to prosper in a fast paced, and results-oriented environment.


ambitious and international team, individual development opportunities, €1000, - gross annual training budget, MyClubs sports vouchers, Lunch allowance of € 5, - per working day, Discount on your waterdrop purchases, free merchandising items, legendary summer and Christmas parties, monthly sports events

For this position a salary of 42.000 € pa is provided.

Depending on qualification and experience there is the readiness for overpayment.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and enables us to solve important problems and deliver added value. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be.

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