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Commodity Buyer Lubricants (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  SK

Levice, NI, SK

Req ID 66062 |Levice, Slovakia


Seeking for a self-motivated commodity buyer with strong communication and negotiation skills to join our global commodity purchasing team within the chemicals Cluster. The Lubricants commodity is acting globally across the whole ZF group to support the growing needs of the related to oils, grease, paints, adhesives, thermal pastes.

As part of our team, you will be involved in the souring process for new projects ZF won. Within your daily business your will be ZFs contact window to the supplier and responsible for negotiating the needed contracts and purchasing prices based on defined targets. 
You will work in a young and motivated team split across the world.  


What you can look forward to as Commodity Buyer Lubricants (m/f/d):

  • Strategic Sourcing for the Commodity: Bid List alignment, RFQ, Sourcing recommendations up to SAB & SDB levels.
  • Contribute to Commodity savings for the assigned suppliers and Part Families in different regions in all Business Units, to achieve the OP targets, including generation and follow up of VAVE measures.
  • Generate and execute Global Competitive Sourcing's (GCS).
  • Cost analysis for fact-based recommendations, from QAF (Quotation Analysis Form) level to TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) level, in cooperation with Cost Engineering. Currently not relevant for Lubricants
  • Interface with internal customers on critical issues as necessary.
  • Supplier lead Contact, coordination the commodity topics for the assigned suppliers, including accountability for Business Plan fulfillment, capacity planning, contractual status, financial health monitoring, etc.
  • Maintenance of savings / inflation in the Purchasing systems (MAPS).
  • Ownership of operational purchasing tasks in the field of responsibility (purchase orders, invoices, etc.).

Your profile as Commodity Buyer Lubricants (m/f/d):

  • Demonstrated performance in working cross-functionally and/or within a matrixed organization and working independently to obtain results
  • Flexible, team player, results oriented, organized, systematic, efficient, problem solver.
  • Good analytical and communication skills, multitasking, sense of ownership, strategic thinking, negotiation excellence.


We offer:

  • an interesting remuneration system with a wide ange of financial benefits
  • surcharge for transportation
  • 13th salary - 14th salary
  •  loyalty bonus
  • job jubilee bonus
  • DDS up to 6% of the employer's contribution
  • additional extra fees
  • superior medical examinations
  • significant staff subsidy
  • account of working time€
  • offer of holiday stays for employees


Monthly wage from 2 405 € (including basic wage component *, bonuses and premiums). The amount of salary depends on the applicant's qualifications and abilities.

 * base salary according to §62 ods. 2 Zákona č. 5/2004 Z. z. o službách zamestnanosti v znení neskorších predpisov: from 1 914 €


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


Lucia Karvašová

+421 36 629 4616 

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