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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.

Commodity Buyer IT

Country/Region:  RO

Timisoara, Timis, RO, 300159

Req ID 50775 Timisoara, Romania


We are ZF R&D Tech Center in Romania.

Our presence in Automotive R&D market in Timisoara begun in 2007 when we started as BeeSpeed – Timisoara Engineering Center having a strong partnership with ZF Group along this journey. All our services contributed to the global mission of developing a safer vehicle for the driver and the passengers.

Starting with 1st of January 2019, we became part of the ZF Group, which is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of more than 153.500 employees with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2020, ZF achieved sales of 32.611 billion euro.



Your Tasks:

  • Leading and coordinating purchasing projects for IT commodities on a global scale
  • Aligning closely with internal stakeholders from IT as well as other business areas as required
  • Leading the whole lifecycle of purchasing projects including
    • Active management of demands (collecting, consolidating, verifying)
    • Requests for Information / Proposal / Quotation
    • Proposal Analysis
    • Alignment with stakeholders
    • Commercial negotiation and contract conclusion
  • Pro-actively looking for optimization possibilities of running business relationships in cooperation with internal stakeholders and external suppliers



Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Supply Chain Management, Economics or technical study (e.g., Engineering, IT);
  • 3 years of experience in a purchasing, procurement area or IT;
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills to realize cost savings in line with purchasing targets;
  • Proactive and motivated team player capable of running multiple international projects;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools;
  • Very fluent in written and spoken English (at least B2, for negotiation, contract review and project business communication).


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


Sorina Bena

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