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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.

Manager Purchasing Non Production Material (m/w/d)

Country/Region:  HU

Debrecen, HB, HU

Req ID 48802 |Debrecen, Hungary


Purpose of the job: 


This management role is a combination of strategic purchasing and operational delivery for all spend categories associated with non-production materials.
The role requires to carry out sourcing activities both locally and internationally, working cross-functionally with the global sitepurchasing representatives and stakeholders in China, SEA, EUSA and the America’s. 




• Supplier Sourcing & Contracting;
• Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies both locally and on behalf of regional sites;
• Working with internal stakeholders to define suitable requirements for goods and services;
• Management of the Request for Quotation (RFQ) processes;
• Analysing supplier bids and award of contracts, Lead supplier negotiations;
• Contract development and management, Ongoing supplier risk & performance management;
• Leading a global team, co-ordinating with global sites requirements;
• Negotiate and implement group contracts, Ensure global compliance with Purchasing Policies and Procedures;
• Review and adapt purchasing processes in line with operational requirements, Mentoring and training of all stakeholders on NPM policies and procedures.




• Strong Leadership skills, able to motivate in an intercultural environment;
• Several years purchasing and leadership experience; 
• Knowledge of sourcing and contract management, including drafting of supplier agreements, Knowledge of SAP;
• Excellent Negotiation skills, Proficiency in Microsoft Office, willing to travel;
• Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organisation, Fluent English language competency (written and oral).


Be part of our ZF team as Manager Purchasing Non Production Material (m/w/d) and apply now!


Justyna Gadzińska


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