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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Commodity Buyer

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 46116 Częstochowa, Poland

Your Tasks:
• Sub-commodity strategy development and execution for Semiconductor focused on Pressure Sensors functionality;
• Global market analysis for assigned tasks within Sub Commodity Sensors;
• RFQ’s /RFI’s project and Sub-commodity based;
• Market analysis providing recommendations for cost reductions/alternative sources;
• Definition of Components/Technologies to be used in new designs/architectures;
• Preparation and presentation of new sourcing executive recommendations;
• Contract preparation according to company policies;
• Selection, evaluation and development of suppliers for the Commodity Semiconductor with a strong focus Pressure Sensor projects;
• Manage the strategic supply base to ensure ZF has an approved bid list to support the needs of the business, and run the sourcing process to select suppliers;
• Manage supply base to include implementation or renewal of agreements and assisting suppliers in problem solving and tracking corrective actions;
• Work with suppliers to develop continuous improvement plans, support component shortage discussions.


Your Profile:


• At least a bachelor's degree in Technical, Purchasing or related field;
• Knowledge in semi-conductors is beneficial or willingness to develop this topic;
• Fluent knowledge of the English language; 
• 3 years in automotive/purchasing/ electronics;
• Good analytical and negotiation skills;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


We offer: 


• Working in an international, dynamic environment with various stakeholders involved;
• Attractive career growth possibilities (international contracts, trainings and exciting professional challenges);
• Business trips (hopefully after the pandemic) all over Europe;
• Medical care and My Benefit system;
• Flexible working hours and home office (a hybrid model after the pandemic).


Be part of our ZF team as Commodity Buyer and apply now!


Aleksandra Sobczyk

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