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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.

Senior Commodity Buyer

Country/Region:  SK

Trnava, TA, SK, 91701

Req ID 46223 |[[filter6]], Slovakia


We are reinforcing our team at our subsidiary in Trnava and are searching for a Global Commodity Buyer (m/f/d) for Production Equipment in our Commodity Purchasing “Assembly Mechanics" (SCNM2)



Your responsibilities:

  • Strategic Sourcing for the Global Commodity Machines and Equipment
  • Develop sourcing and negotiation strategies and prepare monthly reports to track and show sourcing strategy and progress, including achievement of spend reduction targets
  • Presentation of research, decisions and results to next level or executive management
  • Management of supply base to include renewal of agreements and assisting suppliers in problem solving and tracking corrective actions
  • Conducting supplier assessments for new strategic suppliers in the AP, USMCA, and EU regions
  • Participate in supplier negotiations and prepare global purchase order contracts
  • Work cross-functionally with business units, relevant purchasing functions and departments
  • Execute all procurement processes from tender until award



Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or economic fields, e.g. industrial engineer or comparable technical qualification with several years of professional experience
  • Good understanding of purchasing methods and manufacturing processes, good analytical and negotiation skills, intercultural awareness
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent in English (German would be a plus)
  • Proficiency in SAP R/3 and MS Office


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


Martina Lúžna


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