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Job title: Purchasing Manager: Metal Components
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 07 September 2021
Job reference no: 438000670

Job Description


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business, ideally with Professional Purchasing Qualification
  • Minimum 3-year experience in Purchasing in an industrial environment (serial life or program)
  • Experience successfully managing and negotiating contracts
  • Automotive experience w
  • Strong knowledge of supply portfolio and market research and analysis
  • Understanding of sourcing strategies and application (make or buy analysis etc.)
  • Deep understanding of business practices, market dynamics and trends
  • Knowledge of contractual and legal aspects
  • International mindset
  • Results-oriented
  • Capacity to influence
  • Knowledge of assigned commodity (products, technologies, cost models), financial skills



  • Structure the building of the panel: participate in the definition and the implementation of the purchasing panel policy for assigned commodities, manage supplier selection according to Group criteria
  • Manage relationship/negotiation with his/her suppliers supported by the Division
  • Ensure that the strategic panel is implemented in the Development phase (Supplier Nomination Committees)
  • Manage and drive productivity action plans
  • Fix the rules of productivity sharing between the suppliers and Company
  • Manage and drive supplier quality and delivery performance
  • Manage insolvencies of suppliers and steer corrective action plan
  • Develop and implement tools to improve global productivity
  • Ensure the reporting of his or her activities following defined policies