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 Kongsberg, with revenues of over EUR 885 million, the company’s 5,300 employees are spread over 17 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Project Manager Purchasing (6 months definied period)


Warsaw, PL, 02-273

Country/Region:  PL

About the position

We are looking for Purchasing Project Manager who are proactive and experienced in managing their assigned supplier and project relationships.

This role actively contributes to successful program management and new product launches within Business Unit/Segment, delivers resourcing initiatives and drives savings and implementation of Category strategies.

Are you interested in widening your skills and experience globally? Do you have project management experience with a background in procurement/purchasing?

If yes, we look forward to your application and getting to know you.

This position will be based in Warsaw/Poland. It is offer for the definied period - 6 months.


  • Being a team member of Purchasing in the Business Unit/Segment’s NPI (New Product Introduction) projects and PIP’s (Product Improvement Projects).
  • Making Project planning for purchasing activities in NPI/PIP projects and lead the execution as well as maintaining reporting
  • During the project, make sure project deliverables from supplier side are met on time and on budget
  • Supporting sales and engineering with project cost and pricing objectives in close cooperation with the Category Buyers and CMO
  • Carry out RFQ kick-offs with correct data and teams
  • Managing engineering changes
  • Communicating with Category team about specific supplier needs and support investigation of new supplier base when required
  • Initiating and coordinating supplier VAVE activities, including organization of supplier days and workshops
  • Planning and leading other projects related to purchasing deliverables


  • Bachelor's/master's degree or relevant qualification
  • Technical understanding or engineering background will be a plus
  • Commercial background, attention to detail, appreciation of Global economics
  • Experience in procurement and dealing with direct material into manufacturing operations
  • Business fluent in English (written & spoken) with good communication skills
  • Computer literate and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems and ERP
  • Good organisation skills, ability to prioritize
  • Project management
  • Effective cross-cultural communication
  • Proactivity and drive to continuous improvement
  • Willingness to travel


What we offer

  • Work in a global and diverse company with endless opportunities.
  • Opportunity to contribute to development of processes for an evolving purchasing team.
  • Opportunity to improve skills and expand own and organization’s competencies.
  • Social benefits
  • Medicover medical care
  • MultiSport card
  • Hybrid working setup

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:  Purchasing, Project Management, Purhcasing Project
Application Id:  3668
Posting date::  Jul 4, 2024