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:

Technical Buyer

Poland - Katowice - 100%

Your responsibilities

Central position managing strategic technical purchasing activities within BGEU.

Position is focused on high value added activities such as:

  • prospecting suppliers,
  • organizing requests for quotation,
  • negotiating contracts and prices,
  • maintaining a panel of approved suppliers as well as organizing their qualitative assessment (SPI), in order to provide at any moment the best Tooling and Productive Equipment (CapEx) suppliers in line with Autoneum's expectations of optimal performance and profitability.

Main tasks:

  • Contributes to set up a strategic panel of suppliers based on Autoneum’s requirements, market search, long term partnership and global sourcing aspectsScouting for new suppliers
  • Negociates contracts with the suppliers
  • Contributes to elaboration of Purchasing strategy to be approved by the head of BGEU Technical Buying
  • Supports plants ,DEC tooling dept and PML’s in case of quality claims or critical delivery dates/escalations
  • Is responsible for the purchasing results on the toolings and production equipment (Capex) within his/hers scope of activities
  • Negotiates best conditions with suppliers, generating cost savings
  • Manages the cost of technical modifications
  • Negotiation of specific maintenance contracts
  • Maintains the RFQ data base within Purchasing portal
  • Contributes to supplier quality management by performing evaluations (SPI) and participations to audits
  • Contducts supplier risk assesments and actions for mitigation
  • Performs administrative and reporting tasks, such as monthly activity reports including savings, SAP and SRM approvals as well as material number staging

Your qualifications

Required experience:

  1. Significant experience of the purchasing activity within a global organization as well as within an automotive environment
  2. Highly competent in relationships with suppliers in order to negociate in the most effective way as well as with internal stakeholders
  3. The ability to work in an international context therefore fluent english is required as well as mobility within Europe (short missions)
  4. Ability to work according to pre-defined working processes and enforce implementation across several departments.

Required qualifications:

  • Significant economical background
  • Knowledge in commercial law
  • Technical understanding
  • Fluent English spoken and written



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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