ZF TRW Senior Commodity Buyer - Electromechanics in Czestochowa, Poland

Req ID 27430BR

Job Title Senior Commodity Buyer - Electromechanics

Business Unit Automotive Staff - Purchasing

Job Description Responsibilities:

  • Strategic sourcing for Commodity Electromechanics;

  • Management of supply base to include renewal of agreements and assisting suppliers in problem solving and tracking corrective actions;

  • Conducting supplier assessments for potential new suppliers;

  • Gathering and analysis of supplier data to prepare analysis and recommendation for supplier selection, with focus on sourcing in low-cost countries;

  • Work with suppliers to develop continuous improvement plans and metrics to monitor performance;

  • Develops and execution of sourcing strategies and prepares monthly reports to track and show sourcing strategy and progress, including achievement of spend reduction targets;

  • Interface with internal customers on critical supplier issues as necessary;

  • Presentation of research, decisions, etc., as required, to next-level or executive management;

  • This position will also require some travel, globally or regionally depending on assigned supply base.


  • Bachelor’s degree;

  • At least 5 years` experience within direct purchasing, including experience negotiating with suppliers and managing the supply base post-negotiations preferred;

  • Fluent English (German would be a plus);

  • Manufacturing and/or Automotive work experience highly preferred;

  • Demonstrated performance in working cross-functionally and/or within a matrixed organization and working independently to obtain results;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

We offer:

  • Career opportunities;

  • Private medical insurance;

  • Benefits package;

  • Discounts on goods and services;

  • Work in a multinational team.

Position Status Salaried Full-Time

Diversity Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

City Czestochowa

State Slaskie

Country Poland