Senior Commodity Buyer (m/f) Tooling, Equipment and Machines

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With over 9,000 employees at 80 locations in 22 countries, the global Röchling Group stands for competence in plastics. We leverage the unique innovation potential of this material – from simple products right through to complex systems.

The Automotive division designs and engineers components and system solutions in the fields of aerodynamics, powertrain and new mobility. As part of our customer-oriented and global development approach, we focus on the current challenges facing the automotive industry, including reducing emissions, weight and fuel consumption.

for the location Worms Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG is looking for a

Senior Commodity Buyer (m/f) Tooling, Equipment and Machines

Your tasks:

  • Identifies savings initiatives within the commodity and drive prioritized initiatives
  • Verifies that RFQ documentation is accurate and complete, allowing suppliers to provide accurate quotations and to build to specifications
  • Identifies and selects vendor to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality
  • Obtains and analyzes quotes to determine best value, then recommends global sourcing solutions based on data and facts collected
  • Enables competition, incl. potentials from BCC sourcing
  • Responsible for planning and execution of price negotiations, incl. change management activities, commercial target setting and achievement
  • Owns the relationship to key vendors and cooprerates to develop them into strategic partners
  • “One face to the supplier” approach - acts as “Foreign minister”
  • Takes lifecycle responsibility for affected parts in the Commodity - from strategic sourcing (commodity strategies, managing Rfx processes and nomination, etc.), operational procurement (identification of needs, POs, etc.) to supplier management (contract management, performance management)
  • Supervises capacities at suppliers
  • Scouting of innovations (technologies/ supplier), delivering market input to the internal strategic planning departments
  • Maintains standard work documentation

Job requirements:

  • Degree in (Mechanical)Engineering - or the equivalent knowledge acquired in whatever way
  • Good understanding of the supply market , its key cost drivers and trends
  • Knowledge of procurement and global sourcing
  • Good commercial and financial understanding
  • Job experience in at least one of the following areas: design, process, engineering, project management
  • Experience in sourcing and tendering
  • Knowledge in Supplier Management and Development and also in operational / tactical procurement
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial Thinking

We offer

  • an interesting and future-proof work place within a modern production site with very good working conditions-an attractive package of social benefits (e.g.: Kindergarten allowance, sports courses, massages)
  • an attractive remuneration
  • assistance in finding accommodation
  • a dynamic team in a good working atmosphere and a cooperative management style

If you are interested, please send your application documents with your earliest possible date of entry to our human resources department.


Frank Silzer
 +49 6241 844-0
Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG
Floßhafenstr. 40
67547 Worms