Strategic Purchaser

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At Continental Autonomous Mobility Hungary, we create next generation automotive software solutions which make automated driving safe and affordable. We work towards Vision Zero, a goal to eliminate fatal accidents happening every day on the world’s roads. We are looking for creative minds who are passionate to shape the future of automated driving.

As an Advanced Purchaser, you will be the part of an international team and your role will cover:

  • Material cost management of relevant Autonomous Mobility products (BOM pricing; initiation of Cost-Value-Analysis; collaboration in „Design-to-Cost“ measures; etc.);
  • Planning and execution of component sourcing (i.e. leading sourcing teams; execution of RFIs/RFQs; regular controlling and reporting of sourcing activities; secure data quality; etc.);
  • Initiation and execution of strategy alignments, technical meetings and project reviews with suppliers;
  • Risk Management within component sourcing and suppliers in regard to supply chain;
  • Close collaboration with global Category Purchasing, Project and Engineering Teams, Supplier Quality Management (i.e. during sourcing, within the APQP, securing the SOP, etc.);
  • Proactive participation in the development and execution of the AM Purchasing strategy;
  • Early involvement of Advanced Purchasing in the product development process (i.e. early supplier involvement; handle and negotiate development agreements with key suppliers, etc);
  • Independent realization of innovations & continuous improvements within the AM Purchasing (i.e. optimization of tools & methods; introduction of new technologies; etc.).
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Besides having Purchasing in your DNA, you have the following:

  • University degree in Engineering or economic sciences;
  • 3-5 years of working experience in Purchasing (preferrably at an automotive company);
  • Safe handling of Microsoft Office;
  • Business fluent in English (verbal & written);
  • Resilience, self-motivation and intercultural competence;
  • Excellent negotiation skills and stakeholder management skills;
  • Passion and proactivity; 
  • Willingness to travel, driving license category B
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O que oferecemos

What we offer:

  • Participation in exciting, highly innovative projects
  • Personal career development and a challenging role with end-to-end responsibility
  • Access to cutting-edge technologies in connection with mobility
  • Opportunity to see your ideas turn into reality in the future of driving
  • Continous development with access to numerous trainings, including technical skills, soft skills and language skills
  • A friendly, respectful and collaborative work environment that encourages creativity and innovation
  • Competitive compensation and a wide range of benefits, including:
    > Private health insurance
    > Bonus system
    > Employee discount
    > Sport pass support
  • Flexible work-from-home arrangements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Easily accessible office location in downtown Budapest (near Kálvin square)


Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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Quem somos

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services

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