Commodity buyer
The Job owner is responsible for buying of direct material for existing and new projects. He/She reports to Regional Purchasing manager.


  • Min. 2 years automotive purchasing experience.
  • Technical Knowledge of utilized production technology.
  • TS 16949 & QS 9000  Quality systems knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge of AQP process.
  • English language skills required, 
  • German skills desired
  • Program management experience required
  • Good knowledge of injection molding, metal stamping processes.
  • Cost calculation knowledge.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills.
  • High Grade of Motivation and professionalism.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing of BOM on time and within budget.
  • Negotiation of prices and lead times with supplier.
  • Preparation and submission of sourcing documents to sourcing committee.
  • Cooperation with project managers, engineering, supplier quality engineers, process and logistic department
  • Implementation of Commodity Strategy.
  • Support of existing projects for local plant.
  • Lead buying function for specific commodity.
  • Implement and Manage technical changes across different plants.
  • Provide support to the plants in Case of Severe Quality/Supply issues.
  • The jobholder should be proactive in enhancing the personal skills through training and working practices.