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Commodity Buyer

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company’s success.

Your tasks

  • Responsible for component and supplier sourcing strategies for assigned product group.
  • Provides cost and quality wise favorable quotations for required materials out of the NAFTA market.
  • Lead supplier selection for the NAFTA region
  • Perform cost and value analysis in cooperation with other departments, centers and product teams.
  • Cost reduction for new purchased parts and sub-assemblies by early supplier involvement and by working with the respective Customer Team Buyer(s).
  • Provides support to production with coordination of technical changes of purchased parts and implementation of economical improvements.
  • Initiates and records cost avoidances during launch timeframe.
  • Responsible for the issuance of RFQ's prior to start of production (SOP) as well as engineering changes during current production.
  • Support the Customer Team Buyer(s) in the target setting process (defining the target prices as well as commodity implications).

Your Profile

  • Analytical skills and Cost Break Down
  • Competitive analysis
  • negotiation techniques
  • Risk Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Experience of supplier scorecard development process and application, and the ability to produce relevant reports.
  • English- proficiency level
  • Work experience- 3-5 years
  • Formal education (and specialization)- Bachelor degree in related field