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Commodity Buyer - castings


Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200 Gliwice, Śląskie , PL, 44-121

Req ID 25613

Your Tasks:


• Execution of Commodity Strategy to deliver supplier total cost, quality, service, deliver and technology performance  including but not limited to serial production phase
• Lead the whole life-cycle of purchasing projects involving active management of demands (consolidations, verifications) Requests for Information/Proposal/Quotation, Proposal Analyses,  
  Negotiations and Contract Conclusions;
• Creation and maintenance of Over-Year Business Plan at sub-commodity and supplier level
• Manage Sourcing Projects and supplier selection  on time, cost and quality
• Manage output of escalations for supplier cost performance in serial production
• Collect and track supplier related cost reduction, product differentiation & innovation
• Data analytics and global benchmark at the sub-commodity (total cost-based approach)
• Cooperate and support cross-functional stakeholders such as Program Purchasing, Logistics, Quality and other departments on daily basis to achieve operational excellence in current and future 
• Adherence to the standard and global process in Commodity Management

Your Profile:


• Min. Bachelor degree (technical background – engineering nice to have, alternatively business administration, logistics or supply chain)
• At least 2 years of experience with a similar role in purchasing
• Strong communication and negotiation skills including fluent English in speaking and writing
• Good knowledge of MS office tools; knowledge of SAP would be an advantage
• Strong organization and communication skills to build strong rapport and relationships with internal process Partner and Suppliers
• Team working, analytical thinking and ability of prioritizing activities with strict deadlines will help you succeed in the role.


We offer:


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



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



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