Job details

Project buyer- central function

Looking for Premium Talent
Career level
Senior (5-10 years)
Employment type
Full time
Spoken languages
German - Advanced , English - Advanced
Number of vacancies

Job description:

  • Member of the Project Core Team, he is the sub-project leader coordinating all purchased component activities, defined in the Purchasing RASIC chart;
  • Responsible for the achievement of Purchasing TARGET (C, Q&T);
  • Active lead and control for realization / contribution in new projects for purchased components based on project goals and on commodity strategies (Project management, RFQ’s, Tech & Commercial Reviews, Negociations, Supplier selection,contracting, ordering);
  • Assessment of suppliers and quotations for commercial& technical sustainability;
  • Application of MAHLE standars / methods / processes and implication of MAHLE global commodity strategies;
  • Supplier visits / meetings (including domestic and international travel as required);
  • Internal and external reporting, including related activities;
  • Collaboration in projects and documentation / presentation of results;

Ideal candidate:

  • Engineering degree or MBA;
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in purchasing area in automotive industry;
  • Fluent in English (strong communication skills, both verbal and written);
  • German language represents an advantage;
  • Good knowledge of automotive requirements;
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of IT – Tools (MS Office& SAP R3);
  • Technical, materials, manufacturing and process knowledge;
  • Commercial and Legal knowledge;
  • Leadership and negociation abilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Self-driven;
  • Ability to work and communicate efficiently in different cultures and teams.

 Please apply with CV updated in English. 

  • Online interview
  • How many projects have you handled in the same time?