Country Buyer

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
2200€ + monthly bonuses + yearly bonus

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

As country buyer you will support the serial production in Lozorno and Hlohovec plant. Your mission will be to support plants by managing mandated suppliers, detecting supply chain risks and implementing countermeasures to prevent disruption of supply. Your main activities will be:

• Responsibility for suppliers performance in terms of quality, cost and timing within country perimeter
• Manage supply stop, contract termination, insourcing and outsourcing
• Secure supplier payment process, invoice approval and correct payment of suppliers
• Identify cost savings opportunities, promote technical savings proposed by suppliers and implement these with suppliers and plants, benchmark activities
• Prepare Pre-RfQ & Sourcing in serial production phase, prepare and implement nomination letters
• Manage and negotiate requests for price increases (if less than 20k€ per year)
• Lead the problem solving process (management of operative supply bottlenecks, managing suppliers' tool damages and repair, managing supplier insolvencies)
• Follow up and report the suppliers operative performance, define and implement improvement plans
• Ensure proper handover of purchasing responsibilities from program to serial phase for each project
• Implement engineering changes or supplier relocation in serial life

Employee perks, benefits

• Monthly and yearly bonus system
• Career development - opportunities to grow within division or group level
• Contribution to third pillar (pension saving)
• Professional training, language courses
• Social events, sport activities
• Referral bonus, Improvement idea reward, Working anniversary bonus
• Contributions from Social fund, contribution to life events (wedding, birth of child)
• Maximum pocket money for business trips abroad
• Meals in canteen for 0.80-1.00€
• Salary review on yearly base
• Possibility to work from home (twice per month)
• Flexible working hours

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Technical or Economical

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Slovak language – fluent
• Good knowledge of SAP
• Experience in industrial purchasing and logistic/material flow management
• Basic negotiating skills, good communication with supplier
• Problem solving & project management skills, result orientation


Brief description of the company

Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!
With 31,000 team members located in 26 countries and a 2017 revenue of €8 billion, Plastic Omnium is world leader in intelligent exterior systems, clean energy systems and front-end modules.
Through its offer in the exterior body panels market, Plastic Omnium provides customized multi-material solutions with high added value that increasingly integrate functions and enhance safety to reduce vehicle weight and CO2 emissions.
Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors s.r.o.
Lozorno 995
900 55 Lozorno


ID: 3578005   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.1.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   2200€ + monthly bonuses + yearly bonus