Commodity buyer


Portugal or Maghreb




You are about to join a world leader in the automotive industry, as a Commodity Buyer !

We are a group recognized for its human values, its capacity for innovation, and its international presence.

We are looking for a Commodity Buyer who will work on a strategic and international perimeter and will be in charge of ensuring the performance of our purchasing department.

This is an important position for our entire group and its production sites around the world, within a very reactive organization, characterized by the speed of execution and decision making.

To accompany us in this search, we mandate the Lynkus teams!


Reporting to the Business Unit Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager, manages his commodities worldwide. He/she deploys the Tesca Group's purchasing strategy worldwide and supports the company's strategic growth and profit objectives.


Procurement / Purchasing Procurement / Purchasing

  • Coordinate projects in his/her field of activity
  • Set the budget for his/her categories with ambitious savings targets
  • Ensure working capital improvement for category, inventory and payment terms
  • Negotiate with suppliers, including the implementation of framework agreements
  • Ensure the management of supplier contracts including in the Group's information systems
  • Develop strong relationships with the Group's operational teams and commodity buyers
  • Ensure competitive intelligence in his/her field
  • Manage and monitor the supplier quality assurance process
  • Actively participate in the submission of supplier claims and follow up with the supplier until final resolution of the claims
  • Coordinate audits of new suppliers in cooperation with the engineering and quality departments
  • Perform supplier evaluations in cooperation with the quality department
  • Perform monthly reporting
  • Provide information on group KPI's such as cost savings, quality, productivity
  • Optimize category pricing and supply chain
  • Ensure competitive intelligence in his/her field
  • Manage and monitor the supplier quality assurance process
  • Ensure the interface between the different actors of the projects, our suppliers and our customers

The position can be based in Portugal or in the Maghreb


To succeed and grow in this position, we will require you to demonstrate :

  • Managing a portfolio of suppliers. Experience in the automotive industry is a plus
  • Technical knowledge of chemical and textile products and industries
  • Knowledge of project management tools (FMEA, GANT, specifications, budget, etc.)
  • Knowledge of problem solving tools (8D, 5Y, A3...)
  • Knowledge of automotive supply chain tools and procedures
  • Familiarity with import / export formalities and local legislation.
  • Communication skills
  • Pugnacity
  • Rigor and discipline
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Federalism and patience
  • Autonomy and leadership



  • Attractive fixed+flexible compensation package
  • Computer
  • Telephone
  • Health insurance
  • Reimbursement of expenses

To join us, it's very simple: apply to this offer, have a first interview with the Lynkus team, then we'll give you an appointment with us! The whole team is looking forward to seeing you on board! 

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