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Senior Commodity Buyer

Tenneco Automotive Eastern Europe Sp. z o.o. (Gliwice)

  • Bojkowska 59, Gliwice
    Gliwice, Silesian
  • offer expired 3 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • senior specialist (Senior)
  • remote recruitment

Tenneco Automotive Eastern Europe Sp. z o.o. (Gliwice)

Bojkowska 59


Your responsibilities

  • As a member of the EMEA Purchasing team, contributes to implement and drive execution of the direct material sourcing strategies for Motorparts business unit.

  • Implement and drive the appropriate sourcing strategy for the Gliwice Motorparts plant producing Monroe® shock absorbers.

  • Manage the spend and sourcing, participate as an active team member with the Product and Engineering group, material management team, manufacturing and quality departments to establish strategies and actions to achieve best value for the company.

  • Ensure continuous identification and implementation of cost reduction opportunities, supplybase consolidation, localization initiatives and working capital improvements.

  • Commodity responsibility includes powder metal components, sealing, plastics & PU, fasteners, and a variety of other components.

  • Coordinate activities as part of the Motorparts purchasing team, work closely with Performance Solutions purchasing team on the joint supplybase.

  • Lead purchasing projects review meetings, interface between suppliers and engineering, manufacturing, quality and local supply chain to maintain project deadlines.

  • Prepare and send RFQ/RFIs to support strategies and benchmarking.

  • Perform financial analysis of RFQ results to determine overall cost competitiveness, negotiate proposals that achieve best total cost.

  • Responsible for making sourcing decisions on the commodity.

  • Maintain consistent communication with suppliers to ensure RFQ/Launch timelines are met.

  • Interface between suppliers and engineering/operations/product team to answer any questions related to RFQ documents.

  • Represents purchasing for the business unit meetings and coordinates all actions (reporting, action registers)

  • Maintain compliance to Global Purchasing policies and procedures.

  • Day-to-day activities : support continuity of supply to plant, prepare PO changes requests, report projects savings.

Our requirements

  • University degree in Economics, Engineering or equivalent by experience.

  • 5 years of relevant experience in Purchasing or Aftermarket Product/Engineering, preferably within a global environment. Automotive experience preferred.

  • Solid communication skills in English and Polish required.

  • Familiar with contract negotiations and able to establish supply agreements.

  • Ability to drive execution of multiple projects within manufacturing environment.

  • Strong analytical skills (MS Office/SAP). Able to go straight to the point, balance & focus on top priorities.

What we offer

We want to make you feel welcomed, challenged and inspired and so we’ve made sure to carefully put together a blend of benefits meant to boost your health and well-being, to ensure your personal and professional growth and also your integration in a pleasant day-to-day working environment.

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

  • integration events

  • corporate sports team

  • coffee / tea

  • extra social benefits

  • holiday funds

  • baby layette

  • school layette

  • christmas gifts

  • sharing the commuting costs

  • employee referral program

  • opportunity to obtain permits and licenses

Tenneco Automotive Eastern Europe Sp. z o.o. (Gliwice)

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

For the Motorparts Purchasing organization, in order to support our ambitious growth strategy, we are currently looking for a: Senior Commodity Buyer.

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What you can expect next

Our team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.