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Commodity Buyer

Welcome to a team, you will certainly get into. One with a special plus you can be looking forward to - the WE.

Purchase, Webasto Roof & Components

Shanghai, China

The Webasto Group is one of the 100 largest suppliers to the automotive industry. With our innovative sliding and panoramic sunroofs, convertible roofs, and groundbreaking heating, cooling, battery, and charging systems, we constantly create added value for the mobility sector. And above all, we have a particularly strong sense of team spirit – because the “We” in Webasto is your special plus.




1.Annual negotiation to ensure saving target is met for assigned commodities.

2.Ensure ongoing identification and implementation of cost reduction opportunities, supplier consolidation, optimization of Total Cost of Ownership and other supplier related added value activities to meet business objectives.

3.Integrate commodity & supplier strategy into new programs sourcing, and support program purchasing to achieve BOM cost target.

4.Collect supplier VAVE ideas and support VAVE team on VAVE projects implementation.

5.Develop 3 years saving pipeline for assigned commodities.


Supplier strategy:


1.Support develop supplier strategy action plan and secure supplier strategy on track.

2.Excute the commodity & supplier strategy in daily sourcing activities with cooperate with program purchasing.

3.Conduct supply market research, introduce new technology to Webasto, organize value engineering workshops and technology roadmap reviews.

4.Organize regular strategic suppliers business review.

5.Support Early Supplier Involvement to ensure external technology pipeline to meet business requirements.

6.Regular maintain supplier panel.


Supplier Management:


1.Negotiate supplier frame agreements(Commercial, Quality and Logistics).

2.Conduct supplier assessments for potential new suppliers and current supplier development together with supplier development engineer.

3.Supplier quality and delivery escalation management with manager support.

4.Supplier long term capacity installation to secure business objective.

5.Proactive supplier risk management to avoid business interruption.

6.Supplier related master data, general agreements and certifications collection and maintenance in systems with support from intern.




1.Compliance to company policies and procedures.

2.Document and contracts archived according to internal requirement with support from intern.

3.Fully support internal and external audit. On time fix audit findings.




1.Bachelor degree and above, major in mechanical and related.

2.Above 3 years vehicle related design experience.

3.Fluent in oral and written English.

4.Skilled in use of office excel and ppt.



Your Contact


Jessica Lu, Recruiting Manager China Region,


Looking forward to your joining!