Manager Purchasing Commodity (Ref. No.: 19001262)

Yanfeng Slovakia Automotive Interior Systems s. r. o.

Place of work
Bratislava region (The job requires travelling)
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

  • Establishment, development, direction and execution of procurement strategies for responsible commodities globally and regionally. Significant focus on a cost competitive supply base, supplier optimization, supplier quality and supply chain performance, driving MBBP, and supplier development.
  • Maintain commodity bidders list is up to date and suppliers are sourceable per defined requirements.
  • Lead, develop and manage commodity roadmaps in order to meet or exceed planned goals for cost savings and material economics. Lead cost savings activities specific to PLI’s, MBBP gap closure roadmaps and VAVE.
  • Lead MBBP workstreams for responsible commodities.
  • Coach and support buyers through sourcing support, review of strategies, and operational procurement items.
  • Drive/Support/Lead any additional projects (YFT,APD, Outsourcing, BINC) that support improving the run rate of the business or our competitive & strategic position in the market.
  • Lead annual Business Review process with strategic suppliers to ensure supplier specific roadmaps are met and alignment and coordination for regional and global strategies.    
  • Support supplier development team by leading supplier executive reviews with low performing suppliers, support and negotiate supplier charge back escalations, maintain and update supplier scorecards.
  • Lead and initiate the interaction with the APD team and YFT for demands and motivate supply end innovation and for global alignment.  
  • Lead, motivate, support and develop procurement team members relating to the Commodity core teams 
  • Support of Make or Buy decisions  
  • Guarantee compliance with BOS, PRP, POS and SOX procedures 
  • Co-ordination of all advanced and operational procurement activities within the Commodity organization starting from phase 0 and over lifetime.  

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

min. base salary starting from 3000 EUR gross

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

  • Degree level in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, and Business Administration would be an advantage
  • 5+ years within automotive, procurement or commodity related industry 
  • Procurement, operational, strategic experience would be an advantage
  • Strong in emotional intelligence, facilitating change, gaining commitment, ability to communicate with impact, managing differences
  • Willingness to travel 30 - 50% of working time



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: 3759913   Dátum zverejnenia: 10.9.2019   Pracovná ponuka je prevzatá z inej stránky alebo zdroja. Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   min. base salary starting from 3000 EUR gross