Commodity Buyer – Module Parts (F/M)

Bordeaux, France CDI

About Automotive Cells Company - ACC

Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.
Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis-Opel and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.
We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We create an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), with gigafactories to be built in Hauts de France and Germany. 
We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.

Job description

The Commodity Buyer will be in charge of the Purchasing activities of Module Parts – Mechanical parts (Stamping, Cutting, Die Casting, HPDC, Foundry, Extrusion).
He/She will also be in charge of Building strategy & leading QCT Performance from innovation to Mass Production.

As a Commodity Buyer your main missions will be :


  • Establish the sourcing strategy of its commodity


  • Scout and assesse the potential suppliers for its commodity

  • Build the Technical, Industrial and Purchasing strategy for its commodity with relevant ACC stakeholders

  • Build its Commodity Cost Reduction Roadmap (Commercial Productivity, Monozukuri, Design to Cost…)


  • Ensure the serial life management of its commodity by securing the execution of the contracts and improving the supplier performance: savings, supply, quality

  • Ensure Purchasing Key Performance Indicator reporting for its commodity

  • Support Purchase Order activity and Gigafactories deliveries


  • Manage the Supplier Business Relationship

  • Lead & Manage RFI, RFQ, supplier selection and contracting in strong interaction with Projects, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain


  • Support and promote industrial supplier projects in Europe.

  • Contribute to ACC Cost competitiveness by achieving Commodity Sourcing budget and cost reduction target

  • Challenge Supplier on Energy, CO2 and ESG (Scope1/2/3 roadmap achievement & compliancy)


  • Share and Promote supplier innovation, bringing technical and/or economical ACC advantage

  • Share and Promote ACC Brand image including ESG & CO2


Know How

  • Purchasing Key Process (Panel Management, Sourcing, Contract)

  • Technical Knowledge for Stamping/Casting/Extrusion

  • Supplier base Knowledge

  • Negotiation skills

  • Logistics Notions

  • Finance Notions

  • Legal Notions


  • Min 3 to 10 years

  • Domain: Automotive or Industrial Buyer


  • Diplomas : Master Degree in Engineering and/or Business Field (Purchasing specialization)

  • Languages : English mandatory / French, German, Italian, Chinese as a plus 

Key behaviours

  • Leadership & Curiosity

  • Strong Communication Skills (internally & externally).

  • Strong sense of Negotiation & Performance oriented

  • Deal Maker - Ability to establish robust business relationship with suppliers

Some extra skills which could make a difference

  • EV Battery Supplier Base

  • EV Battery key cost driver Knowledge for material & components purchased

Our Advantages and Perks: new premises, parking spaces reserved for carpoolers, possibility of recharging your electric car on reserved spaces in our parking lot.

Other perks and advantages include : Janitorial services, telecommuting, complementary retirement (subject to a salary threshold), osteopathy sessions, company restaurant, meal and also vegetables/fruits baskets delivery service.
You also benefit from access to our Sports & Culture association, sports subsidy, conferences, etc.

Details about the job
Bordeaux, France
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