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About us

3Shape develops 3D scanners and software solutions that enable dental and hearing professionals to treat more people, more effectively and with superior care. We are a global market-leading provider of dental and audio technology for laboratories and clinics. Creating great innovation requires diverse teams. Our growing talent pool of over 1,500 employees spans 30+ nationalities and is energized by knowing that together, we contribute to a better world. 3Shapers are entrepreneurs, challengers and innovators… values that are at the heart of everything we do.

About the role

The position location is in Fengjin Town, Jinshan (金山) District, Shanghai

3Shape China is looking for an Operational Buyer to join our Global Procurement Department.

Over the past 10 years, 3Shape has successfully launched several revolutionary optical 3D scanner products, serving the audiological and dental restoration industries. 3Shape is ranked as one of the most influential within the global dental technology. It has taken talents to get there and we have ambitions to achieve even more.

Are you motivated by establishing a new high-tech medical manufacturing site? Working with continuous improvement and thrive in a very fast paced, international environment? Do you want to have impact on the success of 3Shape China and to work with challenging tasks of building a new company? You will be part of our Global Supply Chain, with Planning colleagues in Poland, Denmark and US. 

  • Solid Experience within procurement area (Mechanical and Electronics preferred) – 2 to 3 years 
  • Computer literacy (MS Office – mainly Excel) 
  • Advanced verbal and writing English skills 
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX knowledge (would be a plus)   

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Mainly operational buying for the local China factory, non-production related purchasing is required from time to time
  • Execute and manage all internal procurement between the China Factory and Poland anchor production
  • Daily Coordination with Planning in regard to material availability
  • Daily management of local suppliers
  • Cooperate with the global Procurement teams in Denmark, USA and Poland
  • Weekly & monthly reporting 

To succeed in this position, you will need to:


What do we offer

  • A professional challenge in a highly dynamic business environment 
  • A team of committed & highly skilled colleagues who support you in your role 
  • Open mindedness in a professional atmosphere 
  • Competitive employment terms and benefits with strong focus on good learning opportunities 
  • The chance to influence the next generation of 3D software and the future of an expanding company 
  • A competitive compensation and benefits 
  • The possibility to be part of an ambitious, successful and fast growing company
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CH - Shanghai

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Our biggest assets are our people and culture 💗

Life at 3Shape is great! We bring passion and talent to work every day to innovate for superior patient care. 3Shape is built on a culture of thinking differently and being innovative when solving challenges. We embrace new ways to exchange ideas with colleagues across departments and think and work in an agile way. Experience the everyday #lifeat3Shape across the globe on Facebook. 

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