HOFER: That’s my way

Global Buying Manager - Vegetables (f/m)

Tasks that await me

  • Develop and optimize the category on a global level
  • Help shaping international sourcing strategies
  • Develop existing vendors and establish new supplier relationships
  • Understand the supplier base and capabilities within the Vegetable market
  • Ensure security of supply taking into account quality- and CR-aspects
  • Negotiate conditions and contracts with suppliers and service providers
  • Visit suppliers and attend trade fairs

My qualifications

  • Completed studies in the field of economy or other related field
  • Understanding of products, varieties, qualities and seasonality in relation to customer demand
  • Knowledge of cultivation/farming Vegetable
  • Experienced handling PC (especially MS office tools)
  • Leadership experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills with a high degree of assertiveness
  • Reliable, structured and result-oriented way of working

Convincing offers

  • Diverse and responsible field of activity within a modern, international business group
  • Extensive training 
  • Use of mobile work devices and equipment for flexible working
  • Cooperation with international teams
  • Excellent development prospects beyond the borders
  • Numerous further training opportunities to support personal and professional development
  • Option of taking sabbatical leave for several months
  • Secure and reliable employer


Attractive gross annual salary starting from € 68,600., willingness to overpay with appropriate qualification

Place of work

​5071 Wals, Alte Bundesstraße 10​

Start of work

​As soon as possible​

Apply online

Apply online now and attach your CV including a letter of motivation, photo and all relevant certificates.

HOFER, my employer

We are shaping the future of HOFER and ALDI SOUTH within our international holding company based in Salzburg. Together, we are coordinating the development of the business group across 4 continents and 11 countries, where we employ over 155,000 people and operate 6,500 stores. As employer, buyer, and retailer, we assume responsibility for the impacts of our business operations - for our employees, our customers, our business partners, and the environment.

Due to our global growth, we are extending our team based in Salzburg and are looking for dedicated people to help us shape our worldwide strategies and processes.