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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

(Senior) Program Purchasing Buyer


Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 24264 Częstochowa, Poland


Your tasks:


• Lead the purchasing execution of new program launches, covering sourcing, PPAP and safe launch activities, to ensure cost, quality and other metrics are realized on time, and in line with business needs
• Support CQA and Bid-Win process, providing costed BOM and supply chain indications based on existing product and core BOM development activities
• Drive core BOM / product development, working collaboratively with Engineering, Commodity Purchasing and VMT (Value Mgmt Team) to ensure optimized alignment of part family strategies and cost drivers are realized
• Drive material savings to optimize cost base, in collaboration with Commodity, VMT, Engineering and Plant teams, leveraging business awards and growth (bundled sourcing, GCS), with change windows
• Represent Purchasing at various reviews, including GDPEP, Monthly Status reviews etc
• Various supporting activities relating to material management in the product line


Your profile:


• Degree in Engineering, Program Management, Materials/Logistics or Supply Chain preferred
• Min. 5 years of experience in purchasing / project mgmt role, with track record in negotiation, decision making and working within a matrix team
• Experience in automotive and/or safety critical business is highly desired
• Proficient in MS Office, esp Excel and Powerpoint.  SAP experience preferred
• Very good knowledge of English
• Good written, communication, organizational and detail-orientated skills, as part of a global cross functional matrix team
• Willingness to travel
We offer:


• Working in an international, dynamic environment with various stakeholders involved;
• Attractive career growth possibilities ( trainings and exciting professional challenges);
• Global business travel  ( after the pandemic) ;
• Medical care and MyBenefit system;


Be part of our ZF team as (Senior) Program Purchasing Buyer and apply now!



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