Advanced Purchasing Engineer MhD BU Drive System

Advanced Purchasing Engineer MhD BU Drive System

Job ID:  27904

Iasi, Iasi, RO


  • Supporting activities planned by the business field to harmonize business field strategies with purchasing strategies and implement them in day-to-day activities
  • Carrying out supplier evaluation to concentrate on the best suppliers and improve the current supplier base.
  • Coaching and mentoring. Train the division/location members concerning AP topics for ensuring a good understanding of AP and whole Procurement process.
  • Purchasing Representative in Project team from acquisition phase until SOP for Purchasing and SQM activities;
  • Ensures early involvement of purchasing and suppliers;
  • Sub-Project Manager for Purchasing content..
  • Follow-up on supplier and material status during product development phase, e.g. requests for quotation (exception CM for categories Passives and Discretes), in-time sourcing, continuous feedback of APQP / PPAP status from SQM.
  • Push design to cost / target cost process to attain the target costs derived from target costs workshop for materials;
  • To reduce total material costs by fulfilling the required functions.
  • Perform Cost Reduction Programs (CRP) for BU’s products after SOP, Push Re-design to cost and CRP programs.
  • Project support for medium to high complex projects in business fields to deliver, on time, all related matters by optimum inputs for quotes, workshops, BOM evaluation and implementation of potential savings in the project;
  • Support technical change process after SOP.
  • Contributes by providing input/development and to implementation of purchasing strategies to have influence at supplier level and thus provide competitive proposals for product improvements.
  • Is offering support for the carrying out benefit analysis workshops with key suppliers to concentrate on the key functions of the components/projects.
  • Contributes to the preparation of sourcing decisions to guarantee sourcing decisions that correspond to the sourcing strategy.
  • Is offering support for the  Second Sourcing to secure permanent supplies with competitive terms.
  • Is offering support for the Market analysis (national/international) to acquire new suppliers and new technologies in the deployment of suppliers



  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Advanced Engineering knowledge (casting parts, lamination stack, magnets etc.) is required
  • Familiar with SAP/Ourlook/Microsoft office application/Change management
  • At least 5-7 years purchasing experience - in automotive industry
  • At least 3 years’ experience in coordination of a team with minimum 5 team members.
  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations



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;
    • 30 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.