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

Program Purchasing Buyer (m/f/d)


Hannover, NI, DE, 30453

Req ID 41225 Hannover, Germany

We are strengthening our Team Purchasing & Supplier Development (SCDTEV) in Hanover.


Your tasks as Program Purchasing Buyer (m/f/d):

  • Actively managing and executing Sourcing and Purchasing related actions in the given projects/teams following standards and roadmap 
  • Timely perform total material and tooling cost analysis, preparing basis for decision during the project execution phase with supporting functions
  • Schedule and actively manage supplier components and tooling within project phases to be delivered to meet customer milestones
  • Actively manage suppliers Quality Cost Delivery KPI’s in projects (target cost, CQP, PPAP) and ensure reporting to the Project Manager and Business Unit Functional Leaders 
  • Support the differProgram Purchasing Buyer (m/f/d)ent plants for Logistic escalation regarding Serial product
  • Manage the Last Time buy activities for serial Production

Your profile as Program Purchasing Buyer (m/f/d):

  • University degree in business administration, Electronic, mechanical engineering or similar background
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of purchasing, ideally within the automotive industry
  • Confident use of Microsoft Office and SAP and technical affinity
  • Professional collaboration, negotiation skills and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Fluency in English ,German language is asset
  • willingness to travel


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit


ZF is a globally active technology group and supplies systems for mobility in passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology. ZF makes vehicles see, think and act: In the four technology fields of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electromobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers as well as for emerging providers of transportation and mobility services. ZF is electrifying vehicles in a wide range of categories and, with its products, is helping to reduce emissions, protect the climate, and make mobility safer. 
In 2021, ZF generated sales of €38.3 billion with approximately 157,500 employees worldwide. The company is represented at 188 production locations in 31 countries.


Be part of our ZF team as Program Purchasing Buyer (m/f/d) and apply now!


Cindy Wachter

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