Job ID:  22142

Iasi, Iasi, RO

 Main responsibility: The Regional Operational Purchaser is responsible for the coordination of the Purchase to Pay process (0-15k€ transactions, threshold depending on the region) in line with the Category strategy, stakeholder expectations, quality standards, and process requirements for the topics they support. The region covered is represented by Romania and France for certain commodities codes.


Main tasks:

  • Performing the tactical buying, sourcing and supplier management activities within defined value limits (0-15k€), to achieve cost-efficient, accurate and on time purchases, including compliance to Vitesco Technologies purchasing policies
  • Support & suggest sustainable Purchasing innovations, process improvements and cost savings initiatives to achieve optimal capacity and process efficiencies
  • Verifying conformity of requests (Shopping Carts) with conditions negotiated ( e.g. Quotation, Supplier No., Price)
  • Process requisitions into Purchase Orders within reasonable cycle time
  • Verify Order Acknowledgements with conditions from initial Purchase Order (e.g. Price, Date, Products)
  • Contribute to continuous investigation, development and implementation for automation solutions (RPA, Internal/External Catalogs, & other streamlining concepts)
  • Mentor and/or coach newer team members, when necessary, on technical topics to obtain expected results, and to integrate new members in the organization
  • Attend meetings with Category buyers and offer support in order to improve and achieve the team target

Organization and Magnitude:

  • This position is reporting to Regional Operations Team Leader EU
  • PO Volume: ~5000- 10.000 PO lines / year + processing OC for each PO



Required Knowledge:  

  • Academic degree in business administration, engineering or comparable qualification
  • Experience in Purchasing or related field 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • SAP knowledge and work experience
  • Fluent English language skills, French skills are a plus


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Good negotiation, persuasion, and diplomatic skills
  • Second language fluently written and spoken
  • Advanced analytics skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, driving execution 
  • Creativity, reliability, integrity, teamwork, operates with global perspective


We are Passionate about:


  • Bringing in our expertise to drive results through our Integration Program in a professional & dynamic team;
  • Fostering a company culture that stand by our employees through our medical subcription plans: medical insurance, life insurance, 1000 RON net/Year for dental services.


We are Pioneering about:


  • Sustainability, which is at the core of our mission to power clean mobility;
  • The key scope of our business which is electrification in the automotive industry;
  • We want you to have the opportunity to work wherever is best for you:
    • Our "Mobile Work Policy" gives our employees the opportunity to achieve the best possible balance between work and their private life.


We are Partnering about:


  • Believing in good pay for good performance by offering:
    • Competitive salaries based on performance, commitment and results;
    • 13th Salary;
    • 20 RON/net meal tickets.
  • Building an empowering working environment through our Mentorship Program ensured by experienced colleagues for a period of 6 months;
  • Cross-moving, which allows you to follow your desired professional path and align your future career with our product diversity;
  • Encouraging our employees to pursue their interests, skills, experiences and talents and we support them by: Bookster subscription, 7Card, gym memberships, discounts to our partners, trainings, growing number of vacation days, referral bonuses. 


Working Time: Full time 


Your Contact Partner: Paula-Lorena Manole 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product range includes electrified drivetrain systems, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust -gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2021, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of €8.3 billion and employs around 37,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.