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Magna Senior Manager Procurement IT (m/f/x) in Graz, Austria

Senior Manager Procurement IT (m/f/x)

Job Number: 66026

Group: Magna Corporate

Division: Magna International (Germany) GmbH

Job Type: Permanent/Regular


Sailauf, DEGraz, ATMuenchen, DE

Work Style:

Job Number: 66026

Group: Magna Corporate

Division: Magna International (Germany) GmbH

Job Type: Permanent/Regular


Work Style:

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Forward. For all.

Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Senior Manager Procurement IT (hardware, software and services) (m/f/x) to join our Magna Corporate Purchasing Europe team who will be responsible for developing and executing the commodity strategy for IT commodities.

The position is based in Sailauf or Munich, Germany or in Graz, Austria.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the commodity strategy for IT in the area’s hardware, software and services in close collaboration with Magna IT and in alignment with the company's overall strategic objectives

  • Monitor and analyze market trends and supplier performance to identify opportunities for cost savings, risk mitigation, and process improvements

  • Prepare request documents and associated bids

  • Evaluate offers and negotiate, as well as present results to the sourcing board and management

  • Lead the negotiation, contracting processes, and supplier relationships for IT commodities

  • Develop, negotiate, and conclude individual and framework agreements

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to generate commodity synergies and achieve the best possible outcomes for stakeholders involved

  • Work closely with the European Purchasing teams across Magna Groups and across regions

  • Enhance existing templates and tools to effectively present projects and savings

  • Improve data quality in existing systems

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a related field

  • Proven track record of several years in procurement and sourcing within the automotive industry, with specific experience in IT commodities

  • Experience in organizing cross-functional teams in a matrix organization

Your preferred qualifications

  • Excellent negotiation and contract management skills, with a focus on driving cost reduction and supplier performance improvement

  • Strong expertise in commodities strategy definition and implementation

  • Solid understanding of supply chain management principles

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at various levels

  • Independent work style, hands-on mentality, and analytical thinking

  • Fluent in both written and spoken German and English. Additional languages would be beneficial

  • Proficient in MS Office and SAP

  • Willingness to travel as required

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Flexible working hours and remote work

  • Health programs and team events

  • Training programs and internal development opportunities

  • Employee discounts

  • Profit participation program

  • Employee & Family assistance program

  • Cafeteria

  • Parking possibilities

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Please submit your application, including your resume and certificates, stating your salary expectations and availability.