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

Commodity Buyer - Energy

Req ID 3606 | Northville, Michigan - Livonia, United States

  

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act.

 

We are seeking a new colleague to join our Materials Management team in Northville, Michigan!
 

Responsibilities

  • In addition to standard purchasing of electricity and gas for US and Mexico, the main responsibility is to drive financial and physical PPAs (Price Purchasing Agreements).
  • Develop competitive bid list & manage tenders by region and country as required (Commodity is Energy)
  • Achieve lowest possible price combined with best possible terms and low risk profile.
  • Ensure that contracts are legally reviewed and promptly signed by legal entities
  • Understand market price fundamentals and lock price to optimize mark-to-market performance vs. risk
  • Implement NPM Purchasing Processes
  • Maintain in a timely manner Energy Data base and relating Energy files
  • Drive On-site generation Projects such as Photovoltaic, Wind, Cogeneration and batteries.


Qualifications

  • 5 + years of experience in Utility Industry, (Gas or Electricity Industry), or Procurement of gas and electricity from another indus
  • Ideal candidate has experience in the energy industry, or green energy procurement,  or sustainability program experience
  • Understanding of Purchasing energy/gas commodities and/or basic technical knowledge of energy
  • Negotiation expertise, intercultural communication skills and ability to work in a global team.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Commodity Buyer - Energy and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Livonia
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer, Environmental Engineering, Operations, Finance, Engineering