Junior Commodity Buyer - Components (Automotive)

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors s.r.o.

Place of work
Lozorno 995, 900 55 Lozorno, Bratislava region, Trnava region, District Malacky, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

As a commodity buyer of components you will:
- Be responsible for buying the designated commodities
- Create and implement purchasing strategies of the designated commodities in order to support the global strategic selection
- Negotiate the lowest possible overall costs and yearly costs lowering
- Complete monthly reports
- Attend to the meetings of the selection committee
- Attend and help with the supplier audits
- Support the Groups sites during a serial production/problems with suppliers

Employee perks, benefits

• Work in family owned, growing automotive business
• Career development - opportunities to grow within division or group level
• Yearly and monthly bonus system according company's results and personal results
• Work in an international environment (20% internationals within Technical Center)
• Contribution to DDS, third pillar
• Language courses available for all employees during work hours
• Training and development according personal plan, training and courses covered by employer
• Regular social activities (teambuildings, Christmas Party, New Year Party, Barbecue Party, PO breakfast, Family day, St. Nicolaus Day...)
• Opportunities for sports (hockey, badminton, football, volleyball, climbing wall, regular visit of hysiotherapist...)
• Regular financial/coupon/material gifts (Christmas, 1st school day, baby birth, wedding, work anniversary...)
• Possibilities to work from home (twice per month)
• Flexible working hours
• Meals in dining room for 0.80€, coffee&tea for all employees for free

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

- English - fluent
- University degree from technical or economical field
- 1-2 years experience in purchasing area
- Experience with negotiation and communication with the suppliers
- Flexible, active, assertive, takes initiative
- High stress resistance
- Willing to travel (position requires 10-15% travelling)


Brief description of the company

The Auto Exterior Division is ranked number one worldwide in exterior components and modules, manufactured mainly from injected polypropylene and composite materials. The Division designs and delivers a wide array of parts and modules including bumpers and energy absorption systems, front-end modules, and products made from composite materials, especially tailgates.
With over 33,000 employees, 128 factories and 23 R&D centers in 31 countries, Plastic Omnium is an independent French company, listed on the Paris stock exchange, with 2017 revenues of €8 billion.
In Slovakia, the Auto Exterior Division has a technical center and a production plant in Lozorno and a production plant in Hlohovec.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors s.r.o.
Lozorno 995
900 55 Lozorno
ID: 2469503   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.2.2018