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Tychy, PL

Category Buyer with languages

Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 39 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #166 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation. 


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We are currently looking for Category Buyer who will join our central non-production purchasing team and will support with the purchasing experience, as well as, language skills.



We offer:

  • Stable employment: the largest employer among automotive suppliers, for 20 years on the Polish market
  • Development: 68% of our managers have been promoted internally
  • Projects realization in international teams
  • Working environment that values diversity: 48% of our specialists and management are women
  • Friendly atmosphere: the highest rated factor in internal employee satisfaction surveys (87%).
  • Opportunity to participate in community support activities (CSR)
  • Additional benefits: relocation bonus, medical care, group insurance, absenteeism bonus, holiday subsidies, meal subsidies, MultiSport language training

Your tasks will be: 

  • Defining new strategies for mapping and tracking his specific non-production category
  • Negotiating Lear Supplier Agreements with suppliers to improve cost and prices
  • Supporting plants with implementation of new prices / suppliers
  • Managing the quotation process together with the responsible people from plant
  • Making sure suppliers receive RFQs in line with Lear requirements
  • Presents supplier comparison and summary to Management for final sourcing decision
  • Ongoing recommendation for improvement of procedures and processes

We expect from you: 

  • Fluent communication in English and at least one of the languages: Italian/Spanish/French/Hungarian/Swedish
  • Some previous experience in the purchasing field
  • Category management experience would be a huge plus
  • Strong negotiation abilities, good level of economic awareness
  • Highly developed planning and organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication skills coupled with strong customer focus and ability to work with all levels of the organization



If you desire a challenging work environment, want an opportunity to grow and consolidate your skills, this role will be great for you. For a confidential discussion, please submit your CV in English language.