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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Raw Materials Planner


Nuevo Laredo, MX, 88275

Country/Region:  MX

About the position

This role is responsible for the coordination of the procurement of direct material into the plant, following internal Materials Policy and to provide attainment to the Production Schedule

  1. Responsible for the procurement of direct materials according to policy.
  2. Coordinate the shipping with suppliers to avoid extra payments / extras services.
  3. Forecast and planning for ending balances of inventory.
  4. Responsible to analyzed and to find the inventory reduction / cost reduction to generate saving to the company.
  5. Reinforce ideas between suppliers and users to improve prices, on time delivery and purchasing conditions.
  6. Responsible to coordinate with the immediate supervisor the negotiation of extra services, purchasing conditions and delivery time with the suppliers.        

                And others.

  • Industrial Engineering bachelor’s degree or related.
  • 3 years of experience in similar position or purchasing department in Automotive industry.
  • Experience as customer service in an Automotive Tier 1 company.
  • Advanced English (written and spoken)
  • Advanced knowledge MS Excel (managing large data collection), ERP and SAP systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of the KAN-BAN system, Inventory measurement and control, Short- and long-term material planning.
  • Customer oriented, Teamwork, leadership, strong communication skills at all levels, sense of urgency, proactive, analytical and problem solving. Multitasking and a great negotiator.
Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  Procurement, Supply Chain, Materials, Planner, Buy
Application Id:  1025
Posting date::  Jan 19, 2021