Plant Purchasing Buyer - HUB HU_RO_SRB - (TM)

Employer: Continental
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 25.09.2023
    Job remote: On-site

    Job Description

    Do you want to be a Plant Purchasing Buyer? These should spark your interest :

    • Responsible for Purchasing activities after Start Of Production according to global procedures;
    • Support introduction and ramp-up of transferred and new projects, by activities which include data maintenance, sending out Purchase Orders for toolings at suppliers, B/C samples;
    • Negotiate recovery of Non Conformance Costs (Claims) up to a certain value;
    • Annual Stocktaking activity for Continental Assets located in supplier premises;
    • Support in annual inventory of Assets located in supplier location;
    • Tracking of tooling lifetime for direct materials;
    • Negotiate Engineering Change Requests after SOP;
    • KPI monitoring and reporting activities;
    • Clarification of price discrepancies;
    • Annual Price Negotiation for local suppliers;
    • First level of escalation for other departments, keeping the direct communication line with suppliers and internal stakeholders;
    • Support for migration to a new SAP system in one location.

    This is what it takes to be a successful in Plant Purchasing Buyer role:

    • University Studies;
    • English - Fluent;
    • Hungarian or Serbia - is a plus;
    • Good knowledge in Excel and Power Point;
    • SAP(Material Master, Procurement and reporting modules) - is a plus;
    • Basic knowledge of Automotive market;
    •  1.5 years of experience in similar field would be an advantage.

    Additional Information

    What we offer: 

    Pay for Performance:

    • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
    • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
    • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
    • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.



    • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
    • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
    • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.


    Life-Long Learning:

    • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
    • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
    • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
    • Access to e-learning platforms;
    • Career development opportunities (local and international);
    • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

    Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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