Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Category Buyer Indirect Material


Ramos Arizpe, MX, CP 25903

Country/Region:  MX

About the position

We are currently looking for a Category Buyer – Indirect Purchasing (f/m/x) within the Corporate Purchasing organization. This position will be based in Ramos (Mexico) and report to Global Purchasing Category Manager.


  • In co-operation with stakeholders, map future needs and leverage KA spend to maximize benefit for KA.
  • Develop and propose Category Strategy for assigned (sub-)category and region
  • Close cooperation with Global Category Team.
  • Establish a base of preferred suppliers, and secure lowest TCO.
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Capture tracking saving
  • Lead purchasing activities cross Plants, Business Units and identify potential synergies
  • Driving sourcing decisions
  • Contract management
  • Support purchasing process continuous improvement
  • IT purchasing tool Jaggear roll out


  • Strong communication and project management skills in combination with a technical understanding.
  • A proactive, goal-oriented and cross-functional approach.
  • Strong analytical and technical understanding.
  • Result-driven, flexible to travel and can set priorities.
  • High degree of personal integrity and confidence.
  • Experienced in stakeholder management and motivated to lead global as well as regional negotiations with our suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Being a self-going and self-motivated person.
  • Flexible and comfortable in a rapidly changing and demanding matrix organization.
  • Being fluent in the English and Spanish language. Other languages are plus.

What we offer

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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:  Indirect Material Buyer, Negotiations, Logistics,
Application Id:  2722
Posting date::  Nov 27, 2022