Program Buyer

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors s.r.o.

Place of work
Plastic Omnium Technical Center, Lozorno, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Start date
On agreement
Wage (gross)
2 600 EUR/month+ monthly & yearly bonus. Final salary will be offered according candidate's experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Technical center in Lozorno is the main engineering center in Central Europe for the Intelligent Exterior Systems Division. We develope here brand new products (bumpers, tailgates, spoilers) for our premium customers.

As program buyer (supply project manager), you will be part of the core project team. You will be in charge of purchasing and follow up of the suppliers for one project from nomination until start of production.

Your main tasks will be to:
• Set the budget in accordance to project objectives at the beginning of a project
• Negotiate the cost, quality means and deadlines with the suppliers
• Keep up with the validation time plan to assure problem-free start of the serial production
• Solve all of the problematic situations with the suppliers
• Coordinate all the technical changes in the project with the suppliers
• Prepare the project status for milestones review; follow the critical topics identified at review
• Manage purchasing requests during the project phase
• Closely cooperate with Supplier Quality Engineers and Commodity Buyers

Employee perks, benefits

• 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 the child)
• Maximum pocket money for business trips abroad
• Meals in canteen for 1.00€
• Yearly salary review based on performance
• Possibility to work from home
• Flexible working hours
• Additional relax day based on seniority
• Coffee for free

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

- English – advanced
- 3 to 5 years of practice in purchasing, automotive experience is a must
- Experience with purchasing in pre-serial phase
- Experience with negotiation with suppliers
- Multi-task abilities
- Willingness to travel


Brief description of the company

Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!
With 40,000 team members located in 25 countries and a revenue of €9.5 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.
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.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Katarzyna Weszka
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4476645  Dátum zverejnenia: 23.10.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 600 EUR/month