Purchasing Commodity Manager (m/f) (Ref. No.: WD30038925)

Adient Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Bratislava I
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
2500 EUR Our salary is fair and competitive and can be few times higher than the starting minimum.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties


For our our Business Centre in Bratislava, Slovakia we are currently seeking to recruit a

Purchasing Commodity Manager (m/f)

Objective of function:

  • To be responsible for the assigned region strategic sourcing for a defined commodity / sub commodity such as Seat Structures & Mechanisms, e.g. tubes, coating, stampings, roll forming, lead screw and spindle drives
  • Design the perfect sourcing footprint for the commodity / sub commodity, define the roadmaps and make it happen

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure the cost-, quality and time-oriented supply of all Adient plants with the required goods, materials, equipment’s and services under compliance with the respective business plans, budgets and targets.

  • Design optimal supply base

  • Control and approval of all strategic advanced and operational purchasing activities and decisions for production within the commodity organization

  • Coordination of purchasing targets with the managing board and the related departments

  • Lead, motivate, support and develop purchasing staff members relating to the Commodity core teams

  • Development, coordination and steering of purchasing strategies for all plants that consume commodities

  • Control and improve purchasing controlling and cost analysis to guarantee savings and cost tracking

  • Support of proper Make or Buy decisions

  • Support efforts concerning supply base rationalization and supplier development

  • Guarantee compliance with BOS, PLUS, POS and SOX procedures

  • Leverage of purchases across all BU’s

  • Structuring and bundling of global and regional aspects within the Commodity organization

  • Improvement of program-profitability as well as of all purchasing activities for the purposes of continuous improvement through global sourcing, long/life-time reductions etc.

  • Global- and cost-oriented purchasing of goods parts or services for the production within the Commodity Organization. Strategic management of the commodity / sub commodity

  • Co-ordination of all advanced and operational Purchasing activities within the Commodity organization starting from phase 0 and over lifetime.

  • Meet or exceed profit plan goals related commodities: Cost Savings, economics, quality, supplier rationalization, MBBP % content and other agreed objectives

  • Budget-/ cost center responsibility/ project sum: $100-150 million

Your qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent technical education
  • Extensive experience within automotive or commodity related industry
  • Several years’ experience as Purchasing Manager Direct Purchasing
  • Operational and strategic involvement
  • Excellent communication skills

Our conditions :

  • Our salary is fair and competitive and can be few times higher than the starting minimum 2500EUR
  • 13th salary
  • Meal vouchers fully paid by employer
  • Language courses
  • Flexible working time, extra holiday entitlement, wedding allowance, child birth allowance, jubilee allowance, relocation allowance
  • Health, safety and ergonomics events, training sessions
  • Active life with colleagues full of various sports activities (swimming, yoga, tennis, volleyball etc.)
  • Multisport card
  • Massage at workplace, modern relax areas and game room

Adient is committed to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest availability date. If you have additional questions please do not hesitate to contact Daniel Drabik on +421 257 271 020.


Bratislava Business Centre

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)


Brief description of the company

Adient is the leading automotive seating supplier.

With more than 4,000 employees and eight locations in Slovakia, the new company is one of the key employers in Slovakia’s automotive industry.

Adient’s only business center worldwide is in Bratislava. Approximately 900 employees in Bratislava support the company’s business around the globe in finance, information technology, purchasing, sales, human resources, transport and logistics and project management.

In Trencin, Adient operates the biggest automotive technology center across Slovakia. More than 400 employees there develop a wide range of highly innovative products for the cars of tomorrow.

In Zilina, the company produces complete seat systems and automotive fabrics, in Lucenec foam components for seats as well as metal components for head restraints, in Lozorno complete seat systems and in Martin seat covers.

Adient operates in 33 countries and runs more than 230 locations. Worldwide it has 75,000 employees and delivers 25 million seating systems for more than 360 vehicles.

See more at www.adient.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Adient Slovakia s.r.o.


Contact person: Adient HR team - Bratislava Business Center
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3621466   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.3.2019  
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