Direct Materials Buyer
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Żarów, Poland

Direct Materials Buyer

Key responsibilities:

• Drive DM purchasing activity in the factory for the assigned components/service
• Develop good relationships with preferred suppliers
• Lead RFQ activity in order to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules, and quality
• Measure and track performance of the costs for given area
• Keep right up-to-date administration: price index management, manage billing discrepancies in cooperation with central accountancy
• Cost modeling projects
• Select preferred suppliers in co-operation with the central purchasing team
• Negotiate in case of local suppliers and support for negotiation in case of a common supplier with other factories
• Review and monitor supplier performance against contracts and agreements
• Give input on production needs (e.g. volumes increase) 
• Report on possible bottleneck at operative level (e.g production/tool capacity etc.) 
•Maintain a professional working relationship with Quality, Operations, R&D in the Factory and ProductLine  


• Team player. In this role cross-functional collaboration is everything, so you should like to work in groups as well as on your own. 
• Proactive. You’re not just solving the tasks you are given, you always think ahead.
• Good listener and communicator. 
• You will become the spider in the web and work with other Electrolux departments on a daily basis – therefore these attributes are key for making projects run smoothly.
• Negotiator. You’re a skilled negotiator.  

Education & experience:

• Minimum 3 years of relevant experience: purchasing, engineering, sales, supply chain, controlling
• Experience in a manufacturing company is an advantage 
• Experience in project management
• Internationally oriented
• Excellent communication & negotiation skills
• Result driven and action oriented
• Fluent in Polish and English

Minimum Qualification