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Global Commodity Buyer Rubber

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa , SL, PL

Req ID 65527 |Częstochowa , Poland


We are looking for a new colleague within the Corporate Materials Management department - ZF Global Commodity Purchasing - Chemicals - Rubber, R-Metal and Gaskets.


Your tasks as Commodity Buyer (m/f/d) - Rubber:

  • Support and enable the development and execution of the global parts family strategy, including in-depth analysis of the supply base capabilities, footprint and technology required to support the specific parts family requirements in addition to leading the annual cost reduction strategies (negotiations, GCS, VAVE) for the various parts family suppliers globally
  • Frequent cross-functional communication (quality, supplier development, engineering, operations) to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and future business benefits this includes regular supplier visits
  • Lead the supplier business review process with a focus on continuous improvement in quality, delivery and value
  • Identify and develop suppliers with innovative technologies that can potentially reduce costs and increase our competitiveness
  • Conduct and lead procurement activities for new and transferred projects in accordance with the procurement decision process and work with purchasing tools such as COPS, SWAT or MAPS to ensure the correct data is in the system and the process is followed

Your profile as Commodity Buyer (m/f/d) - Rubber:

  • Bachelor or Master in Engineering / Industrial Engineering or business science with relevant technical background
  • Experience on the job or within the automotive industry in a comparable position is advantageous
  • good experience and knowledge in SAP and MS Office
  • Assertiveness and strong communication skills in handling and negotiation with the suppliers, as well as interpersonal and cross-cultural expertise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English language, as well as Flexibility and high willingness to travel


Why you should choose ZF in Czestochowa/Gliwice: 

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


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


Karina Kucz-Rybka


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