Direct Category Buyer

  • Competitive
  • Błonie
  • Permanent
  • Automotive,Manufacturing
For our Client, global manufacturing company, we are currently recruiting for the position:

Direct Category Buyer

  • Manage the supply base for a specific category of direct material to ensure an on-going operational excellence all along the program life (project, production & service parts) in line with the global PBU strategies, quality and financial objectives
  • Negotiate and implement complex supplier agreements and contracts by working with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Attain the lowest up-front / ideal value stream performance for all new components: early sourcing, development of strategic suppliers, cost modelling, cost/profit planning, benchmarking.
  • Develop a Buyer Business Plan to achieve the PBU targets concerning total cost reduction, quality, payment terms and localization
  • Link & Leverage current / new business across the divisions and different regions acting as a close counterpart with the corporate category teams
  • Ensure compliance with strategic supply chain guidelines and policies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of direct purchasing 
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Supplier location footprint experience in the EMEA region
  • Stakeholder management
  • Automotive Industry Background
  • Quality & Supplier Development including general knowledge on automotive supplier qualification process
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

We offer:

• Possibility to develop and participation in trainings.
• Competitive salary adequate to skills and experience.
• Free of charge transport from Warsaw (Rondo Daszyńskiego)

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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