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Commodity buyer (Ref. No.: LVCC)


Information about the position

  • Place of work: Nitra region
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: Monthly wage from 1275 € (including basic wage component *, bonuses and premiums)
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Commodity buyer to purchase direct material parts:
◾ Investigates and selects sources in a timely manner through effective use of policies, procedures, and planning tools
◾ Tracks costs, negotiate and maintains agreements with suppliers
◾ Ensures that Scheduling Agreements, Purchase Orders, and other pricing policies are maintained and up to date
◾ Works on a timely basis to meet corporate and plant purchasing goals
◾ Works in cross-functional teams operating in a fast-paced environment
◾ Timely maintenance and updating of tracking tools
◾ Responsible for Supplier Selection and Supplier Assessment
◾ Performs Market researches/benchmarking
◾ Risk Management (e.g. adjust commodity strategy based on results/analysis)
◾ Cooperates in ZF commodity strategy
◾ Identifies potential cost savings and perform cost reduction actions (cost down projects, etc.), using VA/VE methods
◾ Other duties as it relates to this position

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Monthly wage from 1275 € (including basic wage component *, bonuses and premiums)

Employee perks, benefits

- an interesting remuneration system with a wide range of financial benefits
- surcharge for transportation
- 13th salary
- 14th salary
- loyalty bonus
- job jubilee bonus
- DDS up to 6% of the employer's contribution
- additional extra fees
- superior medical examinations
- significant staff subsidy
- professional training (also abroad)
- account of working time
- offer of holiday stays for employees

* of which basic wage component: from 1109€

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced
SAP - basic
Microsoft Outlook - advanced

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

University diploma or equivalent and Bachelor´s Degree (preferred in Business, Technical, or related field)
◾ Excellent verbal, math and written skills
◾ Computer/software knowledge including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
◾ Ability to prioritize and schedule daily tasks, manage time effectively
◾ Ability for travel-both domestic and international
◾ English language skills – B2 level must
◾ Knowledge of assigned commodities, materials, processes – great advantage
◾ Automotive industry experience
◾ Basic working knowledge in blueprint reading, statistics, PPAP documentation, product costing, and specifications
◾ SAP experience - advantage


Brief description of the company

Koncern ZF je celosvetovo tretím najväčším dodávateľom pre automobilový priemysel. Spoločnosť ZF Slovakia patrí medzi najväčších a najstabilnejších zamestnávateľov. Na Slovensku pôsobí koncern od roku 1993 a dnes zamestnáva 3000 zamestnancov.

Výroba v závode Trnava: spojky, dvojhmotové zotrvačníky, meniče krútiacehio momentu.

Výroba v závode Levice: moduly hnacieho ústrojenstva, technológie tlmenia, podvozkové komponenty.

Výroba v závode Šahy: technológie tlmenia

Výroba v závode Detva: podvozkové komponenty

Výroba v závode Komárno: spojky

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

ZF Slovakia a.s.
Ul. Zeppelina č.1
934 01 Levice