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As a leader in thermal technology, we design, develop, and manufacture heating, cooling and ventilating devices for diverse global markets.

With our employees, we pioneer and shape markets for comfort devices while seeking new ways to drive value for our customers. We employ approximately 13,000 people at twenty locations in North America, Europe and Asia.

We are looking for you to strengthen our team in Hungary, Pilisszentiván (15 km from Budapest) in the position named below.





  • Qualify new suppliers in collaboration with category
  • Improve efficiency in terms of reliability of supply and price as well as risk management
  • Ensure early involvement of SQD in case of new suppliers and/or materials and on-time PPAP approval
  • Conduct purchasing of materials independently and select supplier and second sources for the components out of an approved supplier list
  • Ensure correct, complete and timely maintenance of master data and workflows in all relevant systems
  • Execute category strategy
  • Confirm material availability and lead time for the components
  • Ensure supplier capacities to avoid supply bottlenecks
  • Support cost reduction activities together with the Business Unit Interface to achieve pre-SOP saving targets
  • Support product Change Requests and End of Life ramp-down activities at the component level
  • Domestic and international travel may be required




  • University/College Degree in Business with technical background and/or Engineering with economical background (Industrial Engineer)
  • strong experience of mechanical part purchasing especially in the area of die-casting parts, plastic injection, metal stamping/extrusion/cold forging, blower, or others. Solid experience interacting with suppliers in Europe for commercial negotiation (cost, contracts, T/Cs), and also for technical discussion according to mechanical part specification or drawing.
  • strong knowledge and know-how of mechanical part manufacturing process, cost break down, tooling, etc.
  • at least 5 years working experience in Aumotive industry, and min.2 year in related mechanical part purchasing
  • strong MS Office and SAP skills
  • very strong negotiation skills in English (German is an advantage)
  • ability to transfer technical matters into economical considerations
  • intercultural competence,
  • extensive knowhow of purchasing methods and tools
  • basic legal/contractual knowledge
  • problem solving, analysing
  • good understanding in cost calculation and cost models


Choose one of the leading firms of the automotive industry!

What can you expect at Gentherm, our innovative and modern company? Various assignments packed with challenges, good team spirit, a motivating international working environment, performance-driven remuneration, opportunities for development, flexible working hours and various benefits.

Your English job application (CV) is expected by e-mail at the following address: For further information please contact our colleagues at the HR Department at the above-mentioned e-mail address or on the following phone numbers: +36 26-567-738, +36 26-567-957. Further vacancies: 

Gentherm Hungary Kft. | 2084 Pilisszentiván | Bányatelep 14 | Tel.: +36 26-567-510 | Fax: +36 26-567-788

Job Req ID:  7038

Budapest, HU, 2084 Odelzhausen, BY, DE, 85235

Country:  HU
Date:  May 08, 2019

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