Commodity Buyer for Metallics Parts

  • Strada Vicinale delle Sabbione, 5, 26010 Offanengo CR, Italy
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: VHIT S.p.A.

Company Description

BOSCH VHIT S.p.A. (Vacuum & Hydraulic products Italy) is an Italian affiliate of Bosch Group located in Offanengo (CR) area, and operates mainly in the field of Vacuum creation, for the automotive industry.

Our R&D Department is the Competence Centre for Bosch vacuum pumps at a Global level.

Furthermore, the company produces engine Oil / Fuel pumps and hydraulic systems, respectively for passenger car / commercial vehicles and off highway vehicles.

BOSCH VHIT employs about 500 people.

Job Description

What will you take care of? 

To support the growth of the Company, VHIT Purchasing department is looking for a new motivated person to cover the role of Commodity Buyer. He will manage the commodity of metallic parts, especially aluminum alloy with an Annual Purchase Volume of 30 Mio EUR. The role requires, for given commodity and suppliers, the strategic and operative management from scouting to end of production phase. In particular, this person will:

Take Responsibility: You will be key point of contact for any commercial, strategic communication and escalation with Supplier, incl. reporting to the Management in dedicating Committees You will also take responsibility for the commodity or material field, including suppliers strategy and scouting, negotiation, business bundling, award, orders, contracts and supplier database management (SRM)

Help shape the future: You will actively enhance the company growth;

Observe and think ahead: You will support the Purchasing Project & Quality Manager (PPx+PMQ) during the new component development, including technical discussions (TSD) with suppliers for all the parts required in a new project. You will also work in tandem with Supplier Quality (ASD+TSC) in the commodity management (incl. PPAP) and supplier development

Integrated implementation: You will be in charge for Change Management ECR for purchased parts applicable for multiple project and management of the Engineering Change Requests and introduction of Design-to-Cost ideas for new or series projects (RPP)


Education: Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Experience and Know How: experience in automotive; Experience in large organizations and complex project environments.

Technical knowledge:  Basic knowledge of powertrain components; Basic understanding of the main automotive industry production processes; Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project);

Personality: goal-orientation and self-driven with entrepreneurial mindset, strong communication and team working skills, proactivity and leadership;

Language skills: Fluent English;

Interests: Desire to take challenges and to contribute to the path of a growing company.

Additional Information

Bosch is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or any other protected class.

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