Purchasing Manager Electronic and Electrical Systems (Hungary)

As a Commodity Manager you are responsible for the overall procurement of an assigned product group

  • Location Budapest
  • Organisation Unit Purchasing
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Bachelor
  • Contract type Permanent contract

Job description

As a purchaser Electronic and Electrical Systems, also known as a Purchasing Manager (internally called a Commodity Manager), you are responsible for the entire purchasing process for Electronic and Electrical Systems. As a Purchasing Manager, you are involved in the development process for new products from an early stage and you are the link between external suppliers and internal customers.
  • You are responsible for selecting suppliers and carry out contract negotiations. This is done by focusing on quality, price and reliability of supply;
  • Based on key performance indicators, you demand continuous improvement from your suppliers;
  • You strive to involve suppliers as early as possible in our development processes;
  • You also continuously undertake market research and benchmarking in order to benefit from new trends in the global supplier market.

Your profile

  • You possess a higher vocational or university qualification in a subject such as electrical engineering, mechatronics or automotive engineering;
  • NEVI 1 and 2 diplomas are preferred;
  • Preferably several years' experience in purchasing of Electronic and Electrical Systems and have in-depth knowledge of the products. As a Purchasing Manager within Purchasing Electronic and Electrical Systems, you must have relevant technical skills. Only then  you can be an effective discussion partner for both engineers and suppliers. You may also have gained this technical experience in a different role, for example as a Process Engineer or Product Engineer;
  • You have experience in working internationally and a good knowledge of English and, preferably, German;
  • You have good communication skills and are entrepreneurial.


DAF Trucks NV is an international truck manufacturer with a growing marketshare. DAF produces its trucks in Eindhoven (Netherlands), Westerlo (Belgium) and Leyland (United Kingdom). DAF is a dynamic organization with a no-nonsense culture and direct communication. DAF Trucks NV is part of PACCAR Inc., operating worldwide with the brands Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF.
At the Hungarian site of DAF 130 employees are working on strengthening further DAF's market position. DAF Hungary offers job opportunities in the field of Purchasing, Supplier Quality Management, Marketing & Sales, Finance, After Sales, Network Development and Controlling.

We offer

DAF offers an inspiring and challenging work environment. You’re not just choosing a job, you’re choosing for a career at DAF. Interesting work, excellent employment conditions, a pleasant working environment and excellent career and development possibilities.

So: Drive your career, join DAF!


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