Buyer Indirect - Indirect Services (Ref. No.: 19000936)

Yanfeng Slovakia Automotive Interior Systems s. r. o.

Place of work
Bratislava II
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

  • Commodity strategy development and supply base optimization according to strategy
  • Implement strategies and actions to achieve year-over year cost savings and rebates
  • Negotiate and sign contracts with strategic suppliers.
  • Lead and manage project teams on various engagements: strategy, negotiation support, business planning, process improvement, etc
  • Support appropriate purchase-to-pay (PTP) process
  • Leverage volumes and common supplier sourcing
  • Improve working capital by negotiating optimum payment terms
  • Responsible for preparing & managing European RFQ and RFP
  • Analyzing and negotiating supplier quotes, making sourcing recommendations
  • Issuing Frame Agreements and Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Resolving supplier performance and commercial issues
  • Develop in-depth understanding of supplier cost drivers, and total cost of procurement
  • Secure, accurate and timely reporting of monthly KPI
  • Ability to build trust and lasting relationships with key stakeholders 
  • Effective communicator with strong persuasion skills
  • Measuring and evaluating supplier performance according to agreed KPI & SLA

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Base gross monthly salary from 1700 EUR, depending on relevant experience

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (masters preferred)
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Purchasing experience (Indirect Services, sorting & containment, Consulting, Printing,)
  • Proven track record of supplier negotiations
  • Proficient with general office computer applications such as MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint. 
  • Languages: fluent in English is a must
  • Some travelling throughout Europe (plants, supplier visits)
  • Strong team player & independent negotiator
  • Result orientated working – ability to set goals with company objectives
  • Analytical skills to solve daily issues and make smart decisions
  • Strong data analysis skills to evaluate supplier offers and present results
  • Worked in an international environment with exposure to different cultures


Brief description of the company

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 113 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Yanfeng Slovakia Automotive Interior Systems s. r. o.
Twin City C, Mlynské nivy 14
811 09 Bratislava
ID: 3643563   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.4.2019  
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Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Base gross monthly salary from 1700 EUR, depending on relevant experience