AL-KO Vehicle Technology is a global technology company with around 2.600 employees and more than 30 sites worldwide. With its high-quality chassis components for trailers, recreational vehicles and light commercial vehicles, AL-KO is synonymous with ergonomic and functional excellence, superb comfort as well as innovations to enhance driving safety.

Our AL-KO Vehicle Technology at the Kötz location is looking for a

Commodity Buyer (f/m/d)

Your tasks:

  • Global commodity management
  • Developing and utilising supply market intelligence for commercial gain
  • Maximising supplier competition and collaboration opportunities as appropriate
  • Designing and implementing RFQ’s, tenders and auctions as appropriate
  • Delivering target cost reduction and value improvement opportunities
  • Commercial negotiations for defined commodities with suppliers
  • Creating commodity strategies
  • Monitoring commodity price movements and maximising cost
  • Developing risk management strategies for specific commodities
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Ensuring effective management of key supplier performance
  • Identifying, introducing and developing new suppliers for commercial gain


Your base:

  • Proven purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of all aspects of procurement and commodity management in the vehicle technology sector
  • Supplier relationship management skills
  • Experience in ERP systems

Your strengths: 

  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams to achieve business goals and objectives
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to plan activities, meet assigned schedules and achieve planned targets and objectives

You can expect 

a challenging task in a dedicated environment. We promote you with a specific training and offer a performance-based compensation. Furthermore, you can expect an exciting project task at a later date.

We look forward to seeing you!


AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group GmbH
Tatjana Hartmann
Human Resources
Fon +49 8221 97 - 8936