Commodity Buyer / Officer Sourcing

Będzin, Poland

Posted: 29-Sep-2017

Ref#: P268/EU1709-52B


Johnson Electric Group is the definite leader in micro motors, motion subsystems and actuators for automotive and industrial applications. Our motion solutions adjust car seats and headlamps, run vacuum cleaners and power drills as well as 300 other applications worldwide. We are the safe choice for our clients.

For our Supply Chain unit in Będzin, Poland we are looking for a


Commodity Buyer

Your Responsibilities:

  • Comply with commodity sourcing guidelines as defined by Director Purchasing Europe
  • Manage commodities negotiating with supplier within defined strict bandwidth
  • Recommend commodities improvements and provide approved options by developing, consolidating and finding new suppliers according to DDP strategy
  • Day to day supplier management within a clearly set framework provided by European HQ
  • Provide leadership in industry and supply base information for the respective commodities
  • Escalate to EU HQ Management any relevant issue and manage these according to approved guidelines

Your Profile:

  • BSc or MSc degree in Engineering  with strong emphasis on purchasing
  • Several years of professional experience in strategic procurement , preferred in automotive industry
  • Negotiation skills and assertiveness
  • Profoundly product knowledge in the responsible commodities : stamping parts / metal parts / plating & coating (some experience for injection plastic process is also preferred)
  • Good spoken and written English language skills is essential
  • ERP system (Oracle) knowledge is an asset
  • Highly responsible, emphatic, personal integrity, compliant with respective company regulation

What we offer:


  • Independent position with opportunity to grow professionally in a truly international environment
  • Possibility to be a part of the biggest motor production company with a strong focus on further development
  • An exciting and very dynamic work atmosphere 
  • Induction program

If you are interested in this challenging position we are looking forward to receiving your CV in English and in Polish.

When you apply you will be automatically sent to Serendi, Johnson Electric’s talent acquisition service provider.



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