GermanyGroupFull timePurchasing
ID: A10102023

Commodity buyer (m/f/d)

--> The hiring location will be Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain or Poland

--> You need to work onsite most of the working time --> 
travel willingness (30%) - (depends on local regulations)

SaarGummi is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality sealing systems for the automotive industry. Our customers include almost all well-known automotive manufacturers. With more than 6000 employees, we currently operate in Asia, Europe, North and South America. We attach particular importance to working in partnership with our customers and jointly developing tailored solutions from the initial idea through to implementation in the series production process.

Your tasks:
  • The Global Commodity Buyer is responsible for commodities in the sealing environment, such as carrier, tapes, coatings, TPE, plastics. The tasks include the supervision and development of the strategic supplier and product portfolio.
  • Regional or group-wide coordination of the purchasing activities within the area of responsibilities.
  • Innovation management with the specialist technical departments.
  • Conducting of global procurement market analyses.
  • Identification, qualification, and implementation of sources of procurement and products.
  • Conducting of price negotiations within the respective commodity for the entire group.
  • Proactive supplier management together with the SRM department (local and global)
  • Creation of the quarterly rolling price forecast purchasing together with the purchasing controlling.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and provision of the controlling data and the data in the supplier register.
  • Regular coordination with the local buyers and the project purchasing.

Your qualification:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of work automotive/producing company Companies, Automotive Industry or in Automotive Industry

Personal skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive work approach
  • Assertiveness
  • Able to work in an international team
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Travel willingness (30%)

Our offer:

  • Interesting and challenging tasks in a dynamic team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits

Please send your application to

HR reference

Elena Hoff

sealing the future.