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Senior Commodity Buyer

Job Req ID:  13839

San Luis Potosi, MX, 78395

ID de la posición:  50113558

Objective of the position

Assure and optimize procurement of direct material for the DRX Group for a commodity, especially cost reduction, taking into account quality aspects; primary contact person to supplier (‘owner’ of supplier).


Principal activities

  • Act as internal and external contact person within his/her own area of expertise; cooperate in internal working groups
  • Create internal publications (e.g. documentation, etc.) and present as required (internally)
  • Recognize general need for continuing education in his/her own field within the company; plan and conduct internal and external training on complex topics, both domestically and in other countries
  • Support in determining and optimizing internal standards and processes within his/her own area of expertise
  • Observe/identify trends in his/her area of expertise in order to develop concepts; suggest recommendations for action (e.g. Observe and analyze the applicable procurement markets, etc.)
  • Conduct mainly conceptual activities within his/her area of expertise
  • Control and manage long-term strategic supplier relationships as owner of the supplier, escalates issues as needed to Mgmt.
  • Cooperate with Global Lead Buyers and within the international purchasing network
  • Support the MM technical project leader during the project phase
  • Request, compare and evaluate extensive bids, taking into account price, quality, delivery performance and technology; conduct cost reduction actions according to activity plans and targets set
  • Identify and realize cost-savings potentials
  • Promote new technologies and substitutes, including initiation of approval processes
  • Implement setup of complex procurement relationships with suppliers, including contract negotiations and management
  • Implement supplier management for complex supplier relationships
  • Cooperate in make or buy analyses and decisions
  • Cooperates with internal cross-functional customers as required
  • Manage the supplier determination process
  • Assure the search, evaluation, selection, approval and setup of new suppliers in cooperation with the relevant units
  • Conduct supplier classification.



  • Professional career:
  • Education: Business Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain or related field.
  • Language: English Advanced


  • Relevant experience:
  • 5-7 years in similar experience
  • Contract Negotiations, Automotive Product Knowledge, DPM
  • Production Processes, market Knowledge, engineering standards, Project Management, MSOffice