International Automotive Components (IAC) is a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems. We bring added value, service, and success to our customers, investors, and employees, reinforcing our quality, value, and technology.

IAC has approximately 70 locations in 20 countries. With more than 50 manufacturing and 19 design, technical and commercial locations, IAC employs approximately 22,000 people globally, around 2 300 of them in Czechia.

The plant Přeštice 2 specializes in the production of door panels for premium and quality brands and employs almost 1 000 people.

In order to strenghten our team we look for a

Plant Purchasing Manager

Your responsibilities:

  • Meets the purchasing targets given by plant budgets. Purchases goods, materials and services to ensure that the plants' operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality, delivery and value for money and to ensure continuity of supply
  • Negotiates IAC purchase prices with suppliers and coordinates the plant needs with IAC central purchase organization
  • Researches and evaluates areas of opportunity and reduces costs where possible
  • Analyzes, negotiates and executes cost savings & terms for all commodities starting 90 days after SOP
  • Assesses tenders and quotations for goods and services for selected decentral commodities
  • Ensures supply chain has the capability to meet the QCD requirements
  • Evaluates the work of strategic purchasing in the dedicated facilities to ensure business plan requirements are met
  • Implements any required reporting tools including cost change variances
  • Collects and reports the commercial status of purchase activity within the plants
  • Supports and controls change management activities relating to purchase
  • Ensures regular communication between the strategic and plant purchase teams
  • Manages a small purchasing team
  • Ensures a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships

Our requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Economics/Technical/Engineering or related field
  • Min 5 years of working experience within a high volume, automotive manufacturing environment, coupled with the ability to work as an individual or as part of a team
  • Proven purchasing experience preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
  • Ability to work on own initiative and make informative decisions
  • Needs to have the competency and experience of managing people
  • Must understand and have experience in change management
  • Knowledge of PLM and AS400 systems is a plus
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent Czech and very good english language skills, any additional language is a plus
  • Good negotiation experience
  • Good communicator at all levels of the business, people management
  • Managerial, technical & administrative skills required - should be fully conversant with automotive quality tools and systems; these should include
  • ISO14001, ISO9001 & IATF16949, supported by excellent organisational and communicational skills

Our offer:

  • Work contract for unlimited period
  • Very good financial remuneration relating to work performance and abilitiy
  • 5 weeks vacation
  • Transport allowance, meal vouchers, sport and culture tickets and other employees advantages

We look forward to your application!

Informace o pozici

International Automotive Components Group s. r. o. – závod Přeštice 2
Průmyslová 1408, Přeštice
Požadované vzdělání: Vysokoškolské / univerzitní
Požadované jazyky: Angličtina (Středně pokročilá) nebo Čeština (Výborná)
Benefity: Mobilní telefon, Notebook, Flexibilní začátek/konec pracovní doby, Příspěvek na dopravu, Stravenky/příspěvek na stravování, Dovolená 5 týdnů, Vzdělávací kurzy, školení, Závodní stravování, Občerstvení na pracovišti, Zvýhodněné půjčky zaměstnancům, Firemní akce, 13. plat
Zařazeno: Doprava, logistika a zásobování, Nákup, Vrcholový management, Nákupčí, Category Manager, Ředitel/manažer nákupu, Ředitel
Typ pracovního poměru
Typ pracovního poměru: Práce na plný úvazek
Délka pracovního poměru
Délka pracovního poměru: Na dobu neurčitou
Typ smluvního vztahu
Typ smluvního vztahu: pracovní smlouva
Zadavatel: Zaměstnavatel

International Automotive Components Group s. r. o. – závod Přeštice 2, Ralph Kellenberger