Autoneum is globally leading in acoustic and thermal management for vehicles. The Company develops and produces multifunctional, lightweight components and systems for interior floor and engine bay as well as the underbody. Customers include almost all automobile manufacturers in Europe, North & South America, Asia and Africa. Autoneum operates 53 production facilities and employs around 12 800 people in 24 countries. The Company with its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange
(ticker symbol AUTN).

Currently we are looking for:

Indirect Lead Buyer

Poland - Katowice - 100%

Your responsibilities

Central position managing strategic indirect purchasing activities in given Categories across BGEU.

Position is focused on high value added activities such as negotiation, contract preparation or maintenance a panel of approved suppliers.

Main tasks:


  • Defining and implementing the purchasing and supplier strategy
  • Price and contract negotiations 
  • Follow trends on the market and forecast price level 
  • Consolidation of supplier panel and reduction of end-tail suppliers
  • Roll out best in class suppliers
  • Management of supplier evaluation and follow up

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in economics or engineering or similar.
  • 2- 5 years experience in international strategic Purchasing for indirect materials ( for e.g. Energy, Facility/Infrastructure, MRO, IT& Communication etc.) in an international environment.
  • Excellent skills in negotiations and Contract Creation/Management (in cooperation with legal department)
  • Fluent English verbal and written, second language (preferred  French, German or Polish) is a plus
  • Good knowledge of SAP and MS Office
  • Self starter personality
  • Significant experience of the purchasing activity within a global organization as well as within an automotive environment with special focus to indirect material
  • Proactiveness and persistency to the targets
  • Highly competent in relationships with suppliers in order to negotiate in the most effective way
  • Familiar with IT tools for Purchasing application & processes
  • Teamplayer



We offer:

  • Possibility to grow in international environment
  • Private healthcare - possibility of joining on preferential terms for you and option to extend to your family/partner
  • Group insurance  - possibility of joining on preferential terms
  • Social Fund benefits
  • Flexible working hours (we start between 7 and 9 am)
  • Fitness program (preferential terms)
  • Good atmosphere of work
  • Ability to use foreign languages on a daily basis
  • Trainings and development opportunities



Please send application in English.

Autoneum Poland Sp z o.o.
ul. Owsiana 60a . 40-780 Katowice

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