ZF TRW Global Commodity Manager Electronic Components in Radolfzell, Germany

Req ID 23931BR

Job Title Global Commodity Manager Electronic Components

Business Unit Europe & Emerging Markets Body Control Systems

Job Description In this position you are globally responsible for the Commodity Management of electronic components within the Body Controls Systems Product Line. This role requires high standards in terms of setting strategies and improvement measures within the commodity portfolio and spends.

We offer the following challenging and responsible tasks:

  • Define and execute commodity strategies in line with the business needs and product line requirements

  • Nominate global strategic suppliers for new business according to ZF Purchasing Policy

  • Realize cost savings and negotiate contractual agreements with the entire supply base

  • Drive VA/VE activities with suppliers to achieve cost reductions and quality improvements

  • Analyze the global market and continuous benchmarking of current suppliers

  • Monitor market dynamics and technology developments

  • Develop strategic suppliers to achieve commercial, quality and logistics targets

  • Cooperate with ZF Global Commodity teams to identify synergies across product lines

Education Requirements • Bachelor’s degree with business, engineering or supply chain focus

Experience and Skill Requirements

• Extensive and relevant experience of at least 5 years in sourcing/ procurement management, preferably within the automotive sector

• Comprehensive technical expertise for Electronic products and processes, proven experience in global purchasing

• Essential negotiation and leadership skills, proactive team player, sense of responsibility, self-motivated and goal-oriented attitude

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Languages: Fluent in English with aptitude for other languages

• Excellent organizational and analytical skills, highly motivated and able to work under pressure

• Willingness, enthusiasm and aptitude for driving change and improvement

• Results Driven

• Willingness to travel globally

Position Status Salaried Full-Time

City Radolfzell

State Baden Württemberg

Country Germany