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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Commodity Buyer (m/f/d) Electromechanics


Passau, BY, DE, 94034

Req ID 24418

We are looking for a new colleague in our department Materials Management at our location in Passau.



  • Active participation to develop global part family strategies to match with I-Division needs, deriving supplier strategies, supplier evaluations and –development
  • Support of advanced development processes and to ensure an Early-Supplier-Involvement approach
  • Conducting supplier selection process, including RFQ, quotation analysis and until final awarding
  • Planning and conducting of cost reduction activities and workshops with suppliers
  • Leading negotiations within a defined scope of decision making as well as global responsibility as Lead-Buyer for defined suppliers


  • University degree in Technical or Commercial field or alternatively a minimum of 5 years professional experience in the area of purchasing, project management or similar
  • Profound in purchasing processes in combination with strong negotiation skills and confident appearance
  • Business fluent English and further foreign language skills is a plus
  • Efficient and effective communication skills, ability to work in global and crossfunctional teams 
  • Independent way of working, strong analytical skills and mobility to go on regular business trips


About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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.
In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.

The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit www.zf.com/berufundprivatleben


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


Janin Oppermann


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