Advanced Purchaser


  • Responsible to control the supplier-related milestones during the product development phase in-time sourcing
  • Responsible for sourcing after SOP for BA-specific parts or if the BA has triggered the sourcing
  • Performing sourcing activities in accordance to the automotive sourcing process, tracking of sourcing planning and execution from kick-off to supplier nomination
  • Support cost Reduction Programs (CRP) for BA`s products after SOP
  • Commercial responsibility for the material costs of the BA products
  • Performing calculation and control Bill-of-Material (BOM) during acquisition phase
  • Negotiate with Category Management and Suppliers to get best possible commercial solution
  • Responsible to order B/C-samples for the location/project
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  • Academic degree in Business Administration or Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in similar position
  • Good command of English, both written and verbal
  • Communication skills including Presentation and Negotiation techniques also operating in different cultures
  • Procurement Process and Product Life Cycle (PLC) knowledge
  • Purchasing and Risk Management (including standards of Quality system requirements, policies, and norms (IATF 19649/ VDA 6.1)
  • Technical understanding of specific components and automotive requirements
  • Commercial knowledge, including contract law
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Oferta noastră


  • A dynamic team in a globally active organization
  • Competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and mobile work
  • Private health Insurance
  • Flexible benefits program
  • Service award

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Despre noi

As one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, we develop products and solutions to fulfill people´s dreams of mobility every day. Driver safety, comfort, sustainability, and industrialization of future technology are just some of our key fields where we already make a meaningful difference in people`s lives. Knowing our innovations help to make the world a better and safer place is what drives us.

Advanced Purchasing is the Purchasing Representative in the project team from acquisition phase until SOP and interface to Category Management.

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