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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.

Local Indirect Buyer


Pruszkow, PL, 05-800

Country/Region:  PL

About the position

The role of a local indirect Buyer is to support our products in production through managing supplier base and monitoring all operational supplier issues, in line with Group Purchasing & Category strategies.


  • Responsible for purchasing of indirect materials for Pruszków plant. 
  • Operationally manage the supplier base for indirect materials and services for Pruszków plant and monitor operational supplier issues. 
  • Identify saving opportunities such as resourcing cases and other saving activities.
  • Negotiate with local suppliers to obtain best total cost.
  • Work in close alignment with plant management and Global Purchasing.


  • Master’s degree: Business / Technical education.
  • Purchasing knowledge and experience in Indirect Purchasing with technical background min. 2 years
  • Knowledge of industry and automotive sectors.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of procurement processes/tendering procedures.
  • Ability to provide advice on specifications, and to take the lead on procurement aspects as part of a cross-functional team. 
  • Experience in negotiating high value contracts. 
  • Ability to analyse RFQ responses and calculate best alternatives for KA based on lot & volume allocation to the best suppliers.
  • Knowledge of sourcing process.

What we offer

  • Work in a dynamically developing company with an established position on the international market.
  • Challenges and opportunities to implement your own ideas and professional development.
  • Opportunity to improve skills and expand competences.
  • Internal and external trainings, including the opportunity to attend an English or German language course.
  • Medical care.
  • Possibility of using group insurance.
  • Multisport card.
  • Funding for meals.
  • Free parking place.

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!

Application Id:  1279
Posting date::  Apr 30, 2021