Head of (Operative) Purchasing

Full-time employment


EKWB invites a new team player to its team! Join us as: »HEAD OF (OPERATIVE) PURCHASING«

Who are we? EKWB is the world’s leading manufacturer of water cooling for computers, working with the biggest names in the computer and other industries. With innovative and design-perfect products, we are present in more than 130 countries of the world, we have business premises on three continents, but the core of the company remains in Komenda, in Slovenia. We are looking for new top personnel who want to co-shape the future of the digital world with us.

We invite to our team an experienced manager of operational procurement, with several years of experience in procurement processes, from the Slovenian and foreign markets. We are looking for a determined, self-confident, sovereign person who is ready to establish/improve procurement processes and cooperate with the entire procurement-supply chain and production.



– Preparation, management and implementation of department strategies and plans in accordance with the company’s strategy and sales plan,

– planning, organizing and managing the processes of the department, colleagues and workflow within the department,

– supervision of work in the department and on interdepartmental projects,

– managing and participating in projects,

– setting and monitoring the department’s key performance indicators (KPI),

– taking care of the recruitment and onboarding of new colleagues in the department,

– caring for the development and career path of colleagues in the department,

– negotiations and communication with suppliers,

– management and control of optimal stocks,

– making analyses, reports and reporting on purchasing activities and their realization,

– selecting and evaluating suppliers,

– monitoring markets, price movements of key raw materials and preparing procurement strategies that take these developments into account,

– management of (more complicated) procedures from ordering to receiving materials,

– cost control,

– resolving more demanding claims with suppliers,

– using a business information program,

– development of standards and implementation of best practices,

– concern for the elimination of non-conformity.



– at least VI. level of education

– at least 5 years of work experience in a managerial position in procurement

– advanced knowledge of purchasing processes

– advanced understanding and knowledge of procurement documentation

– basic knowledge of materials and their properties – especially copper, aluminum, plexiglass, acetal

– determination, sovereignty, self-confidence

– self-initiative, proactivity

– ability to work in a team and make decisions

– ability to manage overlapping deadlines, priorities

– active knowledge of the English language



– employment for an indefinite period with trial work,

– interesting, dynamic work, full of challenges,

– good working conditions,

– flexible working hours and the possibility of hybrid work,

– possibilities of testing and introducing innovations,

– the possibility of personal and professional development.


Why are we special? Because we pursue our “EK way” culture:

– We are very customer driven and focused, with a strong focus on our community.

– As a team of highly qualified professionals, we value genuine relationships and support from colleagues.

– We nurture cooperation, innovation and relationships within teams, between teams and with business partners.

– We encourage personal growth and ideas.

– We love playing computer games and making awesome PCs.


Why join the EKWB team?

We are the best at what we do, and we offer our employees the same opportunity – to do the best work of their lives at the company. Our internal culture is based on agile work, relaxed relationships, transparent communication, development of the competences of each individual and rewarding exceptional achievements.


Technology. Innovations. Passion: These are the foundations of our success, which are built and connected by the people in our company. We are only as good as our team and the relationships within it – that’s why we invest the most in them.



We invite you to send a written application with the mandatory indication of the position “Head of purchasing” and an attached CV to [email protected]

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