Commodity Segment Leader - Electronics

Job description

All kinds of people. Best Kind of Work. Career Growth. Thank you for reading this post!
We are SmartWays
– we help people grow and make good career decisions. We are a Recruitment Business Partner, specialized among others in Procurement worldwide and encourage you to join our Procurement Talent Community

We work with international companies across EMEA to drive their business outcomes with the best-in-class Procurement people. Please read this carefully to find out if this offer is for You.

Our Partner is a prestigious, privately-held Automotive company providing the best solutions and components to major OEM Car Producers globally. For over one century, this international company is focused on achieving its goals by diversity, innovation, and globalization. The newly created Strategic Procurement HQ is looking for best-in-class purchasing experts that will manage the global activities in the electronics commodity.

You will:

  • Define the global commodity strategy and develop a supply base to fill the supply base gap
  • Manage Supply chain risks and align contracts and review exception requests in line with procurement strategy
  • Be responsible to reach annual cost reduction based on company`s target
  • Develop long-lasting and mutually-beneficial relationships with strategic suppliers and investigate risk-sharing aspects
  • Drive Cost reduction activities to generate significate savings in the commodity
  • Manage and negotiate main key commercial terms and contractual deals
  • Coordinate among different global locations to ensure sharing of best supply-chain practices
  • Conduct annual Supplier performance review meetings or management review meetings with key suppliers in the commodity
  • Most of all - be a member Global Strategic Procurement Management team

Do not hesitate to apply if you like to do things that matter.



You need to be a fluent English speaker with expertise in supplier sourcing, commercial negotiations, strong in data analysis and a natural buyer with a drive to deliver and exceed targets.

Previous experience in purchasing is a must, preferably in the automotive or electrical/mechanical engineering industry.
Knowledge and experience on how to create an efficient procurement strategy and strong negotiation skills is what we are mostly looking for. 

Currently, on the market, there are various roles that sound similar. What we offer is different.
This is not just about delivering savings - this is about using your skills and working directly with the top management and worldwide locations, at the 'brain' of the company, which will give you the ability to see and hear the results of your work straight away.

So if you feel this sounds right for you - You know what to do.