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Regional Purchasing Manager

Jaguar Land Rover

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Nitra
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 3 000 EUR/month, final salary based on experiences, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties


Join an established and dynamic team in our plant in Nitra.
Reporting to the Global Senior Purchasing Manager and matrix to the Head of Purchasing CEE. Within this role you will have responsibility for leading a team of buyers who are responsible for managing the external supply chain from Jaguar Land Rover suppliers within a given commodity.


• Team Leadership – Lead and motivate your team to deliver against QCDIS (Quality, Cost, Delivery, Innovation and Sustainability) objectives. Providing guidance and advice to be a more effective and efficient team. Ensure successful interface into the globally located Engineering, Finance, Quality and Launch Teams, building strong networks and relationships. Lead team compliance to JLR process and procedures.

• New Product Launch: Accountability for all post sourcing commercial contract and change management activities for given commodities and suppliers. Management of the commercial aspects of change, ensuring that your team deliver on time against Quality, Timing, Capacity and Cost targets.

• Supplier Performance Management: Ensuring supplier performance to meet JLR Quality, Cost, Delivery, Innovation and Sustainability (QCDIS) requirements. Feedback to the strategy team on performance and opportunities with suppliers and commodities under your control. Lead the engagement with your designated supply base, resolving issues and ensuring good communication with internal stakeholders

• Cost Management: Ensuring effective cost management of your team’s given commodities and suppliers, which will involve launching new products at their target cost as well as achieving year on year cost reduction on current spend to deliver against savings targets.

Employee perks, benefits

• flexible working hours
• homeoffice

Information about the selection process

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)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Word - Advanced
Microsoft Excel - Advanced

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Fluent in English.
• Good influencing and communication skills.
• High level of drive within a fast paced, high pressure environment.
• Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity
• High level of flexibility and resilience.
• Ideally experienced in Supply Chain/Category Management or Procurement for at least 5 years, with 2 years of people leadership.

• Automotive OEM experience is beneficial, but not essential.
Candidates from FMCG and other neighbouring industries are welcome.


Brief description of the company

Inovatívna. Dôveryhodná. Priekopnická. Tieto tri dimenzie vždy vystihovali podstatu spoločnosti Jaguar Land Rover. Sú prevtelené do výkonu, luxusu a dokonalosti všetkých vozidiel. Sú tým, čím každý človek, ktorý pre nás pracuje, žije a dýcha.


Contact person: Mária Ivanovičová
E-mail: send CV