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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.

Senior plant Buyer

Country/Region:  SK

Trnava, TA, SK, 91701

Req ID 43495 |[[filter6]], Slovakia


Senior Buyer


Your tasks:

• Support of the production and R&D departments at the Koblenz location as well as Neuwied (Germany), through appropriate purchasing service for indirect material

• Interaction with departments at the Koblenz  site to ensure continuous service and good support of ongoing projects, as well as to plan new activities for cost or process optimization

Independent execution of tenders for services or goods in  indirect material f.e. tools, chemicals etc.

• Implementation of product group / commodities strategies

• Development of market and decision-making analyses

• Identify and evaluate requirements and needs, create orders and contracts, as well as invoice verification          

• Independent execution of price and contract negotiations

• Analyze, evaluate, and optimize the supplier portfolio

• Recognition, identification, and implementation of optimization potentials – cost or process related

• Support of the locations assigned to the HUB North West (e.g. Koblenz, Neuwied) within the field of responsibility


Profile of candidate:

  • Bachelor or Master in Engineering, business science or related areas
  • Experencies in the field of purchasing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German language - daily communication
  • Knowledge of the German language at a communication level – as advantage
  • Independence in the performance of work, teamwork
  • Readiness for occasional business trips
  • Knowledge of MS Office and SAP
  • Solid organization and time/project management skills
  • Experencies in QAD system – as advantage
  • Willingness to travel abroad



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


Martina Lúžna


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