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Commodity Buyer


  • Wrocław

    Wrocław, Lower Silesia
  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • hybrid work

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the business relationship between Whirlpool and its Suppliers of the assigned commodity(ies), within our Global Strategic Sourcing organization (contract negotiations, supplier issue resolution, supplier cost reductions, purchase order creation, and management)

  • Identify, negotiate, and recommend sourcing of new components, materials, parts, or assemblies as well as manage price and contract terms and conditions over their lifecycle.

  • Evaluate suppliers on cost, quality, delivery, and other information to determine the viability of suppliers and long-term supplier strategy

  • Forecast material performance on a monthly basis for controlled spend and identify, develop and execute projects that optimize the total cost of ownership for your assigned commodity(ies)

  • Lead / support various process partner needs (like Engineering & Technology, Product Development, Marketing, etc.) within assigned commodity(ies)

  • Drive extraordinary results in meeting critical revenue, cost, quality, delivery, and service objectives

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction are accomplished in all work streams

Our requirements

  • 1+ years of experience in procurement or supply chain functions

  • English language skills

  • Demonstrated practical use of supplier management and sourcing principles

  • Proven negotiation, conflict resolution, and management skills

  • SAP (or other ERP system); Microsoft or Google suite skills

  • Driver license


  • Bachelor and/or Master's degree in Procurement/Supply Chain, Engineering, Economics, or a related field

  • Ability to quickly build strong rapport and relationships with internal process partners and suppliers

  • Strong analytical and related computer skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities

  • Driven individual with a vision and work ethic required for future growth

What we offer

  • A full-time job contract (umowa o pracę)

  • Annual bonus possibility

  • Flexible/hybrid way of working #LI Hybrid

  • Well-equipped benefit package and Social Found

  • Co-financing for courses (post-graduate studies, language courses, etc.)

  • Discounts on Whirlpool appliances

  • An international working environment in a dynamic company

  • Many opportunities to learn and develop


  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • corporate products and services at discounted prices

  • charity initiatives

The team you will be a part of

The Procurement team identifies researches and evaluates suppliers that meet the organization's standards of price, quality, timing, and reliability of supply. Recognizes and evaluate sales, promotional campaigns, and other opportunities to secure reduced prices. Assesses supplier's products to ensure that they comply with specifications and meet the organization's quality standards.

This role in summary

Today, you might be working on a supply agreement. Tomorrow, you'll be creating a commodity strategy for the globe, and aligning with counterparts in other regions, process partners, and senior leaders. You will also be communicating strategies and meeting with senior leaders in the sourcing council on strategy, sourcing awards, and/or supplier exit strategies.

This role can be located in Łódź or Wrocław, Poland.


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

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