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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 Manager Supply Chain

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 52423 Częstochowa, Poland



• Drive development, standardization and continues improvement of the planning processes and systems;
• Coordinate the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and the Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE) process;
• Develop and maintain professional relationships with other functions, such as marketing, product development, engineering, production, and finance to reconcile top-down financial plans with the bottom-up operational plans;
• Run mid and long term material forecasts and provide outputs to functional departments and executive management; 
• Continuously improve quality of demand forecasts in SAP system;
• Manage supply bottlenecks, supplier constraints and material allocation;
• Lead supplier escalations and claim related costs;
• Perform risk evaluation and analysis, flag upcoming supplier risks, develop proactive strategies and mitigation plans; 
• Contribute to special projects and other supply chain and business strategic initiatives.



• Higher education in the field of Supply Chain Management / Logistics / Economy / Production Engineering / IT;
• 10 years+ of experience in demand/ supply/ inventory role (preferably experience in automotive industry);
• 5 years+ of leading teams;
• Process-oriented mindset with solid operational background in S&OP, demand planning, production planning, etc.;
• Relevant experience in supplier capacity management, bottleneck management and material allocation; 
• Understanding of inventory optimization and related planning parameters; 
• Strong communication skills, ability to lead cross-functional teams and deal with complex organizations; 
• Solid analytical skills and aspiration for data-driven supply chain management; 
• Working experience in ERP systems, preferably SAP; 
• International versatile, English language.

We offer:


• Working with state-of-the-art technologies in automotive industry;
• Social package: medical care, sports card, extended insurance package; 
• Company car;
• Relocation package;

• Annual bonus;
• Possibility of working in a hybrid mode.


Be part of our ZF team as Senior Manager Supply Chain and apply now!


Szymon Musiał

(+48) 33 485 64 87

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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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