Automotive Buyer / Supplier Localization – Based in Bratislava

Job description


  • Perform localization activities in order to find local mechanical (plastic, metal) & electronic part suppliers which fulfill OEM requirements (including raw mats and tier N suppliers)
  • Build and maintain a network of suppliers in the Eastern Europe area
  • Monitor and develop supplier’s performance
  • Support projects with competitive costs and savings plan by introducing the local suppliers
  • Support the introduction of the transfer and new projects by activities which include data maintenance, escalations
  • Responsible for local sourcing activities: negotiate and identify the best potential suppliers (best costs, best quality) in order to introduce a second source
  • Visit suppliers , propose and attend to suppliers audits.
  • KPI monitoring and reports

We require:

  • University studies
  • Good English knowledge
  • Minimum 3 years experience in purchasing and localization activities
  • Experience in automotive production facility and automotive engineering service
  • Ability to understand technical specification and requirement and capacity to adapt the to local standards
  • Experienced driver

Additional skills:

  • Production experience  MAKE or BUY
  • Experience in automotive logistic flow
  • Target Pricing and Cost analysis

Experience Level



Slovak Republic

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