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).

At our North American headquarters in Novi, MI we are looking for a

Buyer (Strategic)

United States - Novi 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Support pooling of demand from various Groups/sites to leverage best possible cost effect.
  • Support Local and Global Sourcing functions in benchmark initiatives to ensure adequate market information for optimum sourcing strategy.   
  • Work with ERP system, generating Scheduling Agreements, Purchasing Orders including respective annexes
  • Negotiate Terms and Conditions for Long Term Supply Agreements to guarantee adequate supply chain and material quality reliability as well as best possible commercial conditions as directed by Purchasing Management.
  • Support Purchasing Management on reporting of Current Purchasing Figures and Forecasts.


The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (technical degree preferred), MBA preferred.

  • 2 – 4 years of experience in various procurement functions as well as cross-functional experience gained in procurement-related functional areas.

  • Basic knowledge of other cultures, preferably with some basic experience abroad.

  • Foreign languages desirable.


The primary purpose of this job description is to summarize the key/essential duties.  Other duties may be assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


If you meet all of the qualifications listed above, please send your resume w/ cover letter (include the position you are applying for) to:

Autoneum North America, Inc.
Cathy Sanchez, HR Manager
29293 Haggerty Road
Novi, MI 48377

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