MRO lead buyer

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

Main mission of the MRO lead buyer is to manage local MRO team, identify the market opportunities (economical, technological and geographical) and manage his/her suppliers list & the cost reduction programs. His/her main tasks are to:
• Manage local team (targets, processes, motivation and evaluation)
• Lead internal working groups for technical savings identification or problem solving
• Play competition between suppliers and manages
• Commits & manages his portfolio in line with budget
• Lead sourcing process according to the plant needs in observation of the deontology rules and in the objectives set in terms of quality, cost and delivery
• Lead negotiation with the suppliers and internal customers
• Be in charge of contractualization with suppliers
• Lead “Order to pay” process
• Manages the suppliers relationships according to PO purchasing policy
• Manage if necessary any crisis with the suppliers
• Follow and report the suppliers performance

Employee perks, benefits

• Work in family owned, growing automotive business
• Career development - opportunities to grow within division or group level
• Yearly bonus system based on company's results
• Work in an international environment
• Contribution to DDS, third pillar
• Possibility of language courses
• Various type of training provided
• Social events (teambuildings, Christmas Party, New Year Party, Family day,...)
• Sport activities
• Contribution from Social Fund
• Maximum pocket money for business trips abroad
• Meals in canteen for 0.80-1.00€
• Possibilities to work from home (twice per month)
• Flexible working hours

Information about the selection process

We will contact suitable candidates.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• University degree (Technical or business) or strong technical purchasing experience
• English fluent, Slovak/Czech fluent
• Previous 5 years of experience in purchasing (industrial & international environment)
• Knowledge of the markets, communication & negotiation skills, law overview, customer orientation
• Project and people management experience and skills, result orientation
• Multi task abilities & strong reactivity to plant events


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: 3333091   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.3.2018