The Purchasing Network

We are looking for the same enthusiasts like us!

Valeo’s purchasing strategy is simple: to seek out the most competitive, innovative and best-performing suppliers. We then rigorously vet each new supplier using a total quality and innovation approach through our internal processes which include, but is not restricted to, sound financial records, strict adherence to the Valeo Business Partner Code of Conduct and strong contribution in assessment audits.

Our Jobs

To gain a brief insight into Valeo’s various options, click on the job you are interested in.

Project Buyer

“Responsible for sourcing components within a project and ensuring price, deadline and quality. Collaboration with other members of the project team.“

Project Buyer
Bietigheim-Bissigen

The special feature of the Project Buyer is the procurement of components within a project as well as ensuring price, deadline and quality in cooperation with the other members of the project team.

The biggest challenge is to procure new parts on time from series suppliers and to negotiate the lowest possible cost for the goods in relation to optimal quality and deadline requirements.

In this position you can develop into P0, P1 Purchasing, P1 Team Leader or Project Leader.

The perfect candidate:

  • Has business knowledge
  • Can negotiate in English
  • Has the ability to work in a team

Productivity Buyer

“We are responsible for ensuring a secure supply chain as well as savings in line with the Index’s objective and the continuous improvement of supplier performance.“

Productivity Buyer
Bietigheim-Bissigen

The special feature of the Productivity Buyer is to ensure a secure supply chain, which also allows savings in line with the index objective and the continuous improvement of supplier performance.

The biggest challenge is to ensure that our suppliers are properly integrated into our organisational structure and that logistics protocols are in place for all purchased materials.

The perfect candidate:

  • Open-minded
  • Has no problem approaching people
  • Fast and convincing

Project Buyer Coordinator

“Coordinate all project buyers as well as planning, controlling and executing all project-related purchasing activities.“

Project Buyer Coordinator
Bietigheim-Bissigen

The special feature of the Project Buyer Coordinator is the coordination of all Project Buyers as well as the planning, control and execution of all project-related purchasing activities. The biggest challenge is to keep the overview constant. Since a large part of your time is spent placing orders for products and accessories. This requires extreme attention to detail, as an error can affect the company’s bottom line.

There are many options to develop in this area: Lead Buyer, Site Purchasing Manager or Segment Manager.

The perfect candidate:

  • Very good knowledge of Excel
  • SAP know-how
  • Leadership quality