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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.

Sr Buyer - Program

Country/Region:  MX

Juárez, CHH, MX, 32690

Req ID 45627 Juárez, Mexico

We are looking for a Program Buyer in our Purchasing Team in Juarez


Position Responsibilities:


  • Manage Bill of Material cost for a program or set of parts within a program; develop cost-saving methods and opportunities in order to promote overall business unit productivity and supplier competitiveness for defined program (i.e. through VA/VE methods, quoting, independent negotiations, etc.).
  • Preparation and support to Commodity for contract and sourcing negotiations.
  • Analyze North American 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.
  • Perform market research and monitor changes/trends for purposes of benchmarking and cost controlling.
  • Develop part family strategies in concert with the commodity strategies
  • Manage supply base both in regards to internal and intra-company initiatives, i.e. cost, quality, and delivery
  • Investigate optimal suppliers for materials in a timely manner through the effective use of industry techniques, procedures, and planning methods, while complying with ZF company policy.
  • Track costs and statuses of negotiations, while and maintaining agreements with suppliers.
  • Explore methods/materials for total cost management and cost structure analysis.
  • Update tracking tools according to industry best practices and ZF company policy.
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs in order to promote team efforts.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with all group directives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • 3 or 5 years of experience related
  • Bacherlor degree 
  • Automotive experience


Be part of our ZF team as Sr Buyer - Program and apply now!


Karla Elizabeth Arellano

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