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AptivO firmie


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Who we are

We’ re a tech company with automotive roots & one of the most significant market leaders in designing, engineering and enabling solutions for how we’ll move tomorrow. A huge part of this work has been done in Krakow Technical Center by our engineers. Aptiv Krakow also hires over 650 specialists who support our global business operations (finance, accounting, logistics, IT and purchasing) and help us succeed. Join us!
Category BuyerNumer ref.: J000599215

Join our innovative team

Want to do more than just imagine the ways our world will move tomorrow? Here’s your opportunity. Join the technology company that’s transforming the future of mobility today, inside the Product Business Unit - Connection Systems. Be a part of our international SCM team located in Kraków to raise and accomplish several opportunities and challenges for our 11 plants located all over EMEA.
The holder of the position is responsible to put in place and execute a purchasing strategy for copper & steel raw material. You should manage parts under your responsibility with help and support from the Category Manager/ Direct Supervisor, within a frame of SCM business plan and use your creativity bringing with new methods material performance to the SCM overall result.

Your role:

  • Drive and execute procurement material performance plan and strategy
  • Monitor market conditions for all cost drivers for dedicated category to adapt it in respective purchasing strategy, anticipate repercussions for the business, generate performance or build and implement mitigation plan
  • Plan, execute and monitor sourcing process for respective portfolio to ensure alignment with key programs requirements and customer milestones
  • Develop a supplier rationalization plan for the category and identify strategic suppliers on quality, service, technology and price
  • Negotiate all commercial terms with suppliers to drive year over year material cost improvement to meet/exceed functional objectives
  • Create, issue and maintain frame contracts according to SCM policies and procedures
  • Monitor  quality of the suppliers and support the Supplier Development Group with problematic suppliers


  • Master’s Degree from commercial or/and technical university, mechanical/chemical/technical background preferred

  • 3+ years of purchasing experience

  • Direct procurement background

  • Good knowledge of MS Office

  • Fluent English, German knowledge would be an advantage

  • Strong negotiation skills and excellent communication skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Highly motivated / capable of operating with minimal guidance

  • Strategic planning and execution thinking


Get a list of benefits such as private health care, child fund, life insurance, Employee Pension Plan (+ 3,5% on each gross salary), trainings, sports activities Multisport card, etc.

Join us:

  • Work in world-recognized company quoted on NYSE
  • Obtain opportunity for professional growth and development in an international environment
  • Gain access to internal & external trainings, coaching & certifications i.e. ACCA, language courses, postgraduate studies
  • Have flexible working hours including home working

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