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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.

Senior Commodity Buyer

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 43503 Częstochowa, Poland

Your Tasks:


•  Manage assigned supply base and develop cost-saving methods and opportunities to promote overall business unit productivity and supplier competitiveness;
•  Develop and maintain Part Family Strategy (PFS) based on global targets and requirements;
•  Define and negotiate purchasing contracts, production, Development and Warranty Agreements;
•  Analyze supply base to prepare and recommend suppliers to be added/removed from the approved supplier list as well as nominate suppliers for the Strategic Supplier List by collaborating with Engineering and Software Teams;
•  Carry out negotiations as lead contact for defined suppliers;
•  Track costs and status of negotiations while maintaining agreements with suppliers.


Your Profile:


•  At least a bachelor's degree in Technical, Purchasing or related field;
•  A strong technical knowledge (preferably in Embedded Software’s) with analytical skills;
•  Fluent knowledge of the English language; 
•  Experience in automotive production material purchasing;
•  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 Senior Commodity Buyer and apply now!


Aleksandra Sobczyk

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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