Global Category Buyer Design/Construction & Utilities


  • Corporating wide procurement of Construction Services, Utility Equipment and Utility Installation Services
  • Autonomously preparing, conducting and finalizing tender processes
  • Preparing and closing contracts in close coordination with Legal Department
  • Supporting change order process
  • Developing project specific procurement strategy
  • Reviewing and revising technical specifications and milestones & deliverables
  • Supporting value engineering activities
  • Ensuring compliance with Supplier Code of Conduct, Basics, Continental Ethics and all Corporate Guidelines
  • Supporting preparation of capital requests with price estimates and supplier proposals
  • Approving capital requests >250k€

Providing analysis for lease vs buy decisions



  • Academic degree in engineering or economics or comparable qualification
  • 5 yearsof professional experience in Purchasing or other international construction projects
  • Experience in project management
  • Good technical understanding
  • Holistic understanding of internal Purchasing processes
  • Very good handling with MS Office software
  • Business fluent English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Excellent analytical and good communication skills
  • Self-assured manner and strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to think strategically and high commitment of own initiative
  • Intercultural sensibility


This position can be located in Guadalajara, Las Colinas or San Luis Potosi.  The successful applicant will have exposure to all business units while working with professionals in North America, along with global team members.

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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. 


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