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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.

Plant Buyer Services

Country/Region:  SK

Trnava, TA, SK, 91701

Req ID 58197 |[[filter6]], Slovakia


Position Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the product group / commodity strategy as well as further development of the supplier base and technology in the area of responsibility for Hub Schweinfurt
  • Interaction with departments at the Schweinfurt site to ensure continuous service and good support of ongoing projects, as well as to plan new activities for cost or process optimization
  • Analyze, evaluate, and optimize the supplier portfolio
  • Development of market and decision-making analyses
  • Independent execution of tenders for services or goods in indirect material f.e. engineering services etc.
  • Identify and evaluate requirements and needs, create orders and contracts, as well as invoice verification         
  • Independent execution of price and contract negotiations
  • Recognition, identification, and implementation of optimization potentials – cost or process related
  • Support of the locations assigned to the HUB Schweinfurt (e.g. Nürnberg, Auerbach) within the field of responsibility
  • Cross-functional and cross-location cooperation in the international team
  • Cross-functional and cross-location cooperation in the international team


Skills / Requirements:

  • Completed studies in business administration, economics or technical studies or comparable qualification with corresponding professional experience desirable
  • Good knowledge of purchasing methodology, combined with negotiation skills and rhetorical skills, as well as confident appearance
  • Very good English skills in spoken and written, German as a advantage
  • Strong ability to communicate and work in a team
  •  Independent way of working


Employee perks, benefits

  • an interesting remuneration system with a wide range 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
  • professional training (also abroad)
  • account of working time
  • offer of holiday stays for employees


Monthly wage from 1 600 € (including basic wage component *, bonuses and premiums) The possibility of offering a higher salary depends on the experience and profile of the candidate.

* of which basic wage component depends on §62 ods. 2 Zákona č. 5/2004 Z. z. o službách zamestnanosti v znení neskorších predpisov from 1 460 €


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Martina Lúžna



At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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