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22 December 2017
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Shiloh Industries is dedicated to delivering lightweighting, noise and vibration solutions to automotive, commercial vehicle and other industrial markets. Every day, our focus is on successfully balancing the need to reduce cost, weight and part complexity with the need to enhance performance, safety and fuel efficiency.

We work collaboratively with our customers to meet these challenges through the design, engineering and manufacturing of:

  • High-pressure die castings
  • High-vacuum structural die castings
  • Precision blanks
  • Engineered laser-welded blanks
  • Complex stampings
  • Modular assemblies
  • Coil processing
  • ShilohCore™ acoustic laminate metal solution

Headquartered in Valley City, Ohio, Shiloh has demonstrated an imaginative approach to lightweighting. Our vertically integrated structure enhances the effectiveness of our advanced capabilities and allows our experts to take an objective look at all lightweighting options, from materials to processes, and determine which path provides the most effective, cost-efficient solution for you.

Senior Buyer

Job location: Bielsko-Biała

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing Category Business Plans (Strategies) together with Purchasing Team
  • Participate in the optimization of global supply base for applicable categories
  • Drive cost reduction initiatives
  • Order material for production
  • Handle change management
  • Negotiate and establish agreements and contracts
  • Drive supplier quality improvements
  • Challenge suppliers to improve in different areas prioritized by the purchasing team
  • Administrate business
  • Perform analysis


  • University or College degree, preferably Technical, Legal or Economy
  • Min 4 years of tactical purchasing experience
  • Experience in Automotive sector is preferred. Experience in technical/industrial sector is mandatory.
  • Min 4 years in international business
  • Fluency in Polish and English. Knowledge of German language will be an asset
  • Ability to take initiatives independently
  • Ability to drive initiatives and motivate people
  • Ability to co-operate and build relations internally and towards suppliers
  • Business acumen
  • Deliver in time
  • Analytic skills
  • Structured and organized
  • High moral & ethics
  • Energized and motivated

Other requirements:

  • Driving license
  • Computer skills Windows Office
  • Travel will be required

We offer:

  • Career in the international company
  • Opportunity to take part in international projects
  • Salary adequate to your competencies
  • Set of social packages

If you are interested in this position, please apply in Englishl:

Please note that we will only contact those candidates who meet our requirements.

Please include the following statement in your application: "I hereby authorize you to process my personal data included in my job application for the needs of the recruitment process in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated 29.08.1997 (uniform text: Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2002 No 101, item 926 with further amendments)".