Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 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 Manager Semiconductors (m/w/d)

Job Req ID:  122479

Vilsbiburg, DE, 84137

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

In this role, you will be responsible for shaping the future of mobility by driving best in class competitiveness of our Battery, Components, Interior and Distribution systems.


Key Responsibilities


  • Manage the component portfolio and strategic purchasing activities related to active and discrete Semiconductors

  • Manage the commodity strategy and ensure appropriate measures are identified and implemented to drive the performance to top quartile levels applying specific commodity levers

  • Prepare and lead price and contract negotiations across the supplier panel and ensure compliance with all strategic objectives

  • Lead innovation scouting for new technological solutions and innovative new players to continuously challenge the status quo

  • Provide guidance to commodity buying team and support development of buying team

  • Lead improvement initiatives in the acquisition and project development stages by defining the best commercial and most technically advanced supplier solutions

  • Identify cost reduction measures within the portfolio and implement together with a cross-functional team


Qualification Profile


  • Academic degree in Business or Engineering or a comparable qualification

  • Several years of experience in purchasing, preferably in the automotive industry

  • Deep understanding of the semiconductor industry, its technologies and associated best practices

  • Existing network with key decision makers on supplier level

  • Professional management experience preferable

  • Strategic mindset, very good negotiation skills and cost awareness

  • Business fluent in English and ideally German

  • Willingness for occasional business trips


Our benefits


  • Exciting and varied work in a forward-looking company with growing technical requirements

  • Responsible position with a high degree of decision-making and creative freedom

  • Team-oriented corporate culture and communication on equal terms with a high level of knowledge exchange

  • Permanent employment in a family business with more than 70,000 car-enthusiasts in over 20 countries, with short lines of communication and transparent decisions

  • Flexible working hours including a 50% home office arrangement for the best work-life balance



We are looking forward to your application.

Company / Legal Entity: DIS Dräxlmaier Industrial Solutions GmbH