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Project Buyer, New Energies (W/M/D)-Wels (AT)


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Project Buyer, New Energies (W/M/D)-Wels (AT)

Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!

Plastic Omnium is a world-leading provider of innovative solutions for a unique, safer and more sustainable mobility experience. Innovation-driven since its creation, the Group develops and produces intelligent exterior systems, customized complex modules, lighting systems, clean energy systems and electrification solutions for all mobility companies. With a €9.5 billion economic revenue in 2022, a global network of 150 plants and 43 R&D centers, Plastic Omnium relies on its 40,500 employees to meet the challenges of transforming mobility.

A world leader in hydrogen mobility, Plastic Omnium New Energies develops storage systems and solutions for all types of hydrogen mobility: cars, trucks and trains. The business expertise covers the entire value chain of fuel cell electric vehicles through high-pressure hydrogen storage solutions, fuel cell manufacturing and an integrated hydrogen system that ensures the smooth operation of on-board technologies.

Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.


  • The New Energies Program Buyers is responsible for leading the sourcing activity (from RFQ till SOP + 6 months) for all the components related to his/her program considering the Quality, Cost, Timing constraints and is in line with the Purchasing Group Policy


  • Safety, Compliance & Reporting
    • Encourage safety activities within supply base including enforcement of PO 6 non-negotiables
    • Respect and apply the Global Purchasing procedures
    • Build and share the reporting of his activities
    • Lead regular reporting of Purchasing performance for the programs in his/her scope

  • Purchasing program management
    • Prepare the GRs and ensure deliverables are provided and uploaded on time
    • Develop TCO approach for all components sourced for his/her programs
    • Ensure the proper management of program timelines and achieve program targets
    • Track any evolution of Valorized Bill of Material

  • Sourcings Management
    • Develop formal written program strategies and support tool development and deployment
    • Run deep analysis of RFQs from approved suppliers to support production and pre-production requirements (components, materials, and component tooling)
    • Ensure the sourcings committees are presented on-time and that Purchase orders are provided to suppliers in a timely manner
    • Lead sourcing decisions; optimize price, delivery and payment terms in line with purchasing strategy

  • Contractual Management
    • Manage the contractual relationship, including but not limited to intellectual property, payments terms & conditions, warranty & liability, etc… in the interest of PO NE
    • Responsible to work with legal department to insure the legal soundness of the contractual relationships between PO NE and its supply base, within scope assigned

  • Performance
    • Liaise with counterparts in other functional areas such as Sales, Engineering, Quality and Industrial to ensure alignment of activities and objectives
    • Lead cost improvement ideas generation to implementation by working directly with all internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive cost reductions
    • Contribute to company competitiveness improvement
    • Ensure PO NE will have access to products & services according to needs and at preferred conditions in terms of pricing and quality
    • Implement and respect the objectives fixed by Purchasing Management
    • Attend and/or lead workshops for Purchasing continuous improvement
    • Participate to the budget construction for the year N+1


Personal Background

  • Master degree with Engineering background preferably or Purchasing education
  • Management skills
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Purchasing area in a manufacturing industry environment (preferably in the automotive sector)
  • Driving license mandatory

Job Technical skills

  • Ability to analyze cost structures and drivers relating to supplier price submissions.
  • Ability to successfully negotiate prices, timing, and terms in support of POAI objectives.
  • Ability to create and manage processes and procedures within the department.
  • Ability to track financial metrics and report accordingly.
  • Ability to conceptualize and understand multiple production processes and related equipment requirements/specifications.
  • Strong negotiator.
  • Excellent understanding of automotive requirements (understanding of train industry requirements is a +)
  • Fluency in foreign language(s) business level, English is a Must, German is a Plus
  • Strong organizational skills and prioritize tasks to meet department objectives with timely manner
  • Master pack office and SAP
  • Have to understand the impact of his/her activities on the purchasing objectives (services & products) and understand the potential risks of a non compliance on the products designed and delivered by Plastic Omnium to its customer

Job Soft skills

  • Ability to drive the completion of tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other functional areas and suppliers.
  • Having adaptability on multicultural and cross-departmental relations and team spirits
  • Complete multiple activities concurrently
  • Having innovation and openness to change
  • Has no issue with frequent travel, both domestic & international

As a responsible company, Plastic Omnium pays particular attention to diversity and equality within its teams and the Group commits to treat all job applications equally.

Date: 17 Oct 2023
Location: Wels, AT
Job Requisition ID: 376654

Unternehmen im Überblick

Mehr als 10.000 Mitarbeiter
Herstellung von Transportmitteln
5 bis 10 Milliarden $ (USD)

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