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 and South America, Asia and Africa. Autoneum operates 55 production facilities and employs more than 12,000 people in 25 countries. The Company with its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol AUTN).

Currently we are looking for:

Project Buyer (temporary position)

Poland - Katowice - 100%

Your responsibilities

Main tasks:

Suppliers involvement in Project phase

  • Attend the Project meetings, when purchasing arguments are in agenda, collecting Project needs, informing the purchasing community by regular reports to be entered into ONLIPUR (Purchasing forum in Lotus Note).
  • Creation of project lines into BGI, for all new purchasing Items (Raw Mat and Parts), required for new Projects on developing for our Customers..
  • Insure the availability of specs and/or drawings onto BGI, defined at the status of project developing, according standardization program Procemat, including packaging definition, in double languages Local and English.
  • Keep the above point 2 and 3 maintained for the entire course of the project
  • Get the preferred supplier list from Lead/Local Buyer and get in contact with suppliers to optimise the project content by collecting proposal from suppliers on technical product definition and supply flow.
  • Insure all purchasing project items are quoted by suppliers onto BGI. Negotiate autonomously all prices with suppliers for all deliveries before SOP.
  • Manage directly with suppliers and closed order, the prototype and pre-series phase of the project.
  • Report back to Project team recommendations, strategies, status and results of Purchasing activity on the Project.
  • Insure Lead/Local Buyers define serial prices (after SOP) with productivity plan over a minimum of 3 years of supply.
  • Manage as escalation only, the critical quality/logistic/time-frame situations with suppliers not solvable by Project/DEC/Quality/Logistic functions.
  • Interface with local Tooling and Equipment buyer to insure time frame in the ordering and project target achievement. Inform the Project Team of the Tooling ordering status.
  • Provide CBU/DEC/Project with the best view on market price during Customer offering.


Budget responsibility: - Fulfill Project Target



Your qualifications

  • Achieved min 2 years of experience in Purchasing.
  • Experience in production companies will be nice, especially automotive.
  • Open and creative approach to Suppliers market during the project developing.
  • Pragmatic ness and precision running the programs.
  • Reliability and trust from Project teams members.
  • Buyers capability in an international contest.
  • Mobility in EU and outside (short missions).
  • Fluent english.

We offer:

  • Possibility to grow in international environment
  • Private healthcare for you and option to extend to your family/partner
  • Group insurance
  • Social Fund benefits
  • Flexible working hours (we start between 7 and 9 am)
  • Fitness program (Benefit Multisport)
  • Good atmosphere of work
  • Ability to use foreign languages on a daily basis
  • Trainings and development opportunities
Autoneum Poland Sp z o.o.
ul. Owsiana 60a . 40-780 Katowice
T +48 32 721 97 02

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