Raum: Stuttgart
Dauer: unbefristet
Art: Festangestellt
Startdatum: asap

Our Customer is a global company with a high level of innovation. Originally coming from the pure mirror business, today he is a specialist in rear view mirror systems as well as pioneer in intelligent camera systems for automotive applications. The goal is to actively help forming the future of the automotive industry – with innovative technologies that make driving more comfortable and safer.

Technical Purchasing Manager - Advanced Electronics (m/f/d)


  • Develop and oversee the implementation of Purchase strategies, which underpin supplier-sourcing recommendations for Advanced Engineering Electronic projects.

  • Purchasing research for key advanced and commodities/products for Electronic Projects.

  • Implement the Purchase strategies for Global Commodities that underpin supplier-sourcing recommendations for a nominated commodity.

  • Execute price negotiation with suppliers for current and future business, aiming the best commercial conditions. (Global commodities)

  • Sourcing decision process for ECU, displays, cameras, compile data, check pros cons, organize final sourcing decisions

  • Work with Operation Company to close the supplier nominations, execute contract and agreement on General Terms and Condition with each region for the commodity suppliers.

  • Source profiling and setup of an electronics database structure and process.

  • Responsible for FEP data entry for displays, cameras and ECU, for all Opcos quoting these commodities.

  • Develop and maintain cost models of Displays, ECU, and Cameras.

  • Responsible for fast track cost reductions as well as Design to cost activities.

  • Follow the SDS process together with local purchasing team and secure the outputs required from purchasing department.

  • Assist in the relevant global Supplier Development process to ensure quality and competitiveness.

  • Perform Make vs Buy analysis as required together with the support of all group companies.

  • Responsible to submit and analyze Request for Quote for Electronic components (Displays, ECU, cameras), including, where appropriate, production tooling, and equipment.

  • Provide input into the selection of suppliers and components, and maintain database for basic electronic assemblies, displays and cameras.

  • Seek for new potential suppliers for displays, cameras and ECU.

  • Keep Raw material cost and trend tracking, as well as material allocation and obsolesce.

  • Execute monthly global report of its commodities explaining YTD results, spend analysis, forecast spend and ppv Develop and follow actions plan with regions to achieve the goals.

  • Maintain a technology roadmap considering product life cycles and marketability of electronic components.

  • Local and international travel will be required as deemed necessary by the organization to achieve a better performance.

  • All other duties as required to support local, regional, global Purchasing and operating group companies’ activities.


Your Profile:


  • Minimum three years professional experience in electronics development.

  • Exposure to Supplier Development principles.

  • Experience in design to cost processes.

  • Knowledgeable in Automotive quality systems and requirements (i.e. TS16949).

  • Working knowledge to read, analyze and interpret Technical component drawings.

  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence for Senior Management review.

  • Ability to act and behave strategically and in doing so contribute meaningfully to strategic business discussion and development.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Management.

  • Technician or Graduate Engineer (FH) in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Electronic Hardware development.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Excellent verbal and written English