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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Commodity Buyer Electronics - Connectors

Job Req ID:  43817
Location: 

Timisoara, RO, 300714

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  Unlimited

We are looking for a Commodity Buyer in our Electronics team for our plant in Timisoara. The role will cover all of Dräxlmaier’s global spend in PCB connectors. Join our young  and enthusiastic team!

Responsibilities:

  • Shape the future of mobility driving best in class competitiveness of our Battery, Components, Interior and Distribution systems;
  • Lead improvement initiatives in the acquisition and project development stages by defining the best commercial and most technically advanced supplier solutions;
  • Manage the component portfolio and strategic purchasing activities related to connectors across their lifecycle;
  • Identify cost reduction measures within the portfolio and implement together with a cross-functional team;
  • Manage the commodity strategy for the portfolio and ensure appropriate measures are identified and implement to drive the performance to top quartile levels applying specific commodity levers;
  • Perform innovation scouting for new technological solutions and innovative new players to continuously challenge the status quo;
  • Lead contract negotiations and annual negotiations across the supplier panel and ensure compliance with all strategic objectives
     

Requirements:

  • Academic degree in Business or Engineering or a comparable qualification;
  • Min. 5 years of experience purchasing in a high pressure environment, preferably in the automotive industry;
  • Deep understanding of the PCB connectors industry and technologies and associated best practices;
  • Track record of driving cost improvement opportunities;
  • Very good negotiation skills and strategic mindset;
  • Fluent English mandatory;
  • Good computer skills with MS Office tools.

 

Benefits:

  • The chance to develop your career in a renowned multinational company;
  • Exposure to a high growth environment well positioned along megatrends;
  • Competitive salary package;
  • Flexible work schedule;
  • Professional and personal development programs;
  • Career advancement opportunities;

 

 

If you are an enthusiast person and you want to develop professionally in an international environment, please send us your application!

All candidates that fit the profile will be contacted in maximum 3 weeks.