Commodity Buyer Europe - Venray


Are you an experienced Buyer within the automotive Industry? Do you have good negotiation skills? Are you an excellent communicator? Do you speak (and write) German and English? Would you like to work for an International manufacturer within the automotive industry? Please respond! I am looking for you! (No contractors/ZZPérs allowed for this role)

Wat je gaat doen

As Commodity Buyer you will be responsible to plan, organize, direct and control commodity related purchasing activities. We expect you to participate actively in development and execution of global commodity strategy and maintain regional commodity strategy. You will work for the European Purchase Department based in The Netherlands and Frankfurt, Germany. You will report directly to Director Purchase Europe.


•Active participation in development and execution of the commodity strategy in order to ensure an optimal supply base for advanced engineering, engineering and production;

•Execute / Perform risk management, market surveys, new supplier development and plan and organize phase-in and phase-out of suppliers and besides that you have to align with the suppliers on technical roadmaps;

•Lead negotiations of contracts with commodity suppliers and ensure relationships are maintained through systematic use of our Supplier Management System;

•Self-assertive to initiate, lead, manage and actively support cost reductions;

•Lead supplier sourcing, selection and contracting for running and new projects for commodity;

•Achieve the yearly set saving targets by negotiation, resourcing or Value Analyzing Value Engineering;

•Coordinate and control supplier development timings;

•Proactively support, control and coordinate regional change management process for commodity.

Jouw profiel

- Minimum Bachelor

- 10 years work experience

- Automotive (must)

- Good Negotiator

- Excellent communicator

- German speaking (must)

- English speaking (must)

 For this role you will work in the Netherlands (Z-Limburg) and Frankfurt (Germany).

Wat je van ons kunt verwachten

DPA PeopleGroup offers a temporary contract for this project, initially till the end of November, with an option on extension.

No contractors/ZZP'ers allowed for this role.

Je werkomgeving

Our customer is a well known International player within the automotive Industry.

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