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Program Buyer (For Electronics Producer in Automotive Sector)

Magna PT s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Kechnec
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 500 EUR/monthFrom 1500/month. Final offer will be depending on your career seniority level, skills and qualification.
  • Start date: By agreement
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The position is filled for new brownfield MAGNA plant in Kechnec.

• Plans, organizes, directs and controls activities with the objective of optimizing the total cost of purchases, while selecting the optimal capable source to support the program in all areas.
• Evaluates quotes received from managers and buyers
• Communicates program requirements to the applicable purchasing team members
• Tracks the cost model for purchased components and materials
• Assists in development of the strategic supply chain with commodity team
• Supports analysis of new trends in market & technology with commodity team
• Assists in ensuring suppliers respond appropriately to the program team including issues of delivery, cost or quality
• Develops long-term organizational strategies/plans to meet future platform needs and growth opportunities, participates in continuos improvement efforts for products, tools, processes and programs
• Assists in driving the team toward the best possible price
• Maintains supplier relationships that are both productive and mutually beneficial while continually assisting in the search for and renegotiating cost savings on new sourcing opportunities, with current and/or new suppliers
• Complies with the requirements of Quality Operating System (QOS).

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Educational Specialization

Economical, business administration, technical

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Office - Advanced

Experience in the position/sector


Personality requirements and skills

• Knowledge of the application and delivery of advanced electronic systems into the automotive industry
• Technical or business administration education
• 5+ years’ experience in Purchasing or related field within a manufacturing facility
• Comprehensive working knowledge of the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC)
• Advanced knowledge of MS Office package, particularly Microsoft Excel
• Fluent in PC applications for cost racking, budgeting, program management
• Expert knowledge of English (verbal and written), especially technical topics, German is a plus
• Strong leadership qualities - including interpersonal skills that are required to lead, mentor, communicate
• Ability to communicate, present and negotiate
• Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced and multifaceted environment
• Strong and effective decision-making skills
• Expert problem solving skills as well as keen analytical abilities in a teamwork setting
• Willingness to travel


Brief description of the company

Magna je jedným z najväčších automotive dodávateľov na svete s kompetenciami vo všetkých sférach vývoja vozidiel. V rámci produktovej skupiny Magna Powertrain ponúka vysoko efektívne a modulárne riešenia v oblasti hnacieho ústrojenstva vozidla.

Závod v Kechneci, cca 20km južne od Košíc, bol 14 rokov spoločným podnikom GETRAG a Ford of Europe. Závod s rozlohou viac ako 50.000m2 je domovom pre produktové skupiny Magna Powertrain – Transmission Systems (prevodovkové systémy) a Metal-Forming Solutions (tvárnenie kovov).

PREČO PRACOVAŤ PRE AUTOMOBILKU, KEĎ MÔŽETE PRACOVAŤ PRE CELÝ PRIEMYSEL? Pripojte sa k svetovému dodávateľovi v oblasti automotive a spolu vytvárajme mobilitu budúcnosti.

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Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

Magna PT s.r.o.
Perínska cesta 282
044 58 Kechnec