Global Commodity Manager (Electromechanical System)

Budapest, Hungarythyssenkrupp Components Technology Hungary Kft.

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/02/09
Job number:HU_RS_00377
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Your responsibilities

  • Develop, agree and implement a sustainable commodity strategy and systematically analyses the procurement markets through market observation, early recognition of trends and fields of action
  • Develop a supplier pool according to the agreed corporate strategy
  • Qualify and develop of suppliers in cooperation with the necessary departments
  • Carry out benchmark investigations for production parts, new technologies, and for new markets
  • Identify and implement savings (in line with automotive and company standards regarding product release)
  • Conduct periodic price negotiations
  • Negotiate and finalize supplier contracts
  • Coordinate and moderate escalation with suppliers and internal departments
  • Monitor the material price situation and its market development
  • Ensure cooperation with cross company procurement responsible worldwide
  • Support yearly budgeting process for procurement material

Your profile

  • Degree in the field of electrical engineering, mechatronics or economics with technical experience, alternatively professional education (e.g. vocational training / technical college) + long time experience in procurement
  • 3-5 years procurement / cost engineering experience in business background of ELECTRONIC OR MECHATRONICAL Systems
  • Conceptual and strategic thinking
  • Ability to identify trends and use interconnections related to the commodity
  • Fluent English
  • Strong command in communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Intercultural and team skills
  • Willingness to learn and to travel


  • Experience in electromechanical (cables, connectors, etc.) + chemical (lubricants, grease, thermal conducting pasts, adhesives, coatings) commodity
  • Work experience in automotive industry

Your benefits

  • A modern office in the 11th district is waiting for you to support your creativity with fun community places, cafe rooms, an own cinema and a skybar
  • You can be part of a successful and growing company in the field of technology
  • We support you with flexible working hours and home office opportunity (60 % of the working time in many of our positions)
  • Competitive salary and wide range of other benefits (cafeteria & bonus) are provided to you
  • You can learn new languages in small groups, selecting from 5 languages
  • We organize leisure time activities (board games, sport activities)


Be part of a more than 20 years old success story than was born in Budapest but got international with thyssenkrupp. We are proud that the dedication of our colleagues and the innovative knowledge made our Budapest development center truly successful.
We have a place for you in our dynamically growing company if you value professional development and would like to be part of a cheerful international environment.

You can work on challenging developments in the automotive industry together with the leading car manufacturers all over the world.
Get to know more about us and bring your unique self to our company!

thyssenkrupp Components Technology Hungary Ltd.
1113 Budapest, Budafoki street 56/C

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.


thyssenkrupp is an international industrial and technology company employing around 100,000 people. Across 48 countries it generated sales of 38 billion in fiscal 2022/2023. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future, mainly in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. Under the thyssenkrupp umbrella brand the company creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and contributes to a better life for future generations.

In the Hungarian development center with our engineering team of 1000 we are present as an innovative and significant partner in one of the fastest growing and most exciting segment of the automotive industry, in the field of electromechanical steering systems. With outstanding quality and high-tech developments we meet the needs of renowned car manufacturers and our developments can be found in 25 % of the manufactured cars all over the world. Our engineers work on new challenges that can change the future of automotive.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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