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Purchasing Engineer

Job Number:  63697
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Izmit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Kocaeli, TR

Work Style: 



Job Number: 63697 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Magna Exteriors Izmit 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: KOCAELI 
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

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Your Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for all technical and strategic purchasing activities,
  • To take an active role in the completion of RFQ processes on the procurement side,
  • Nominating the most suitable suppliers in terms of price-quality-time for new projects,
  • Performing supplier part cost analysis and collecting offers including price breakdown to control, evaluate and report,
  • Managing contract processes (Purchase agreement, Price agreement, NDA, etc.),
  • Managing supplier relationships and negotiations,
  • Creating budget reports on a quarterly and annual basis,
  • Searching for alternative supplier and material/component,
  • Supporting R&D projects,
  • Continuously to suggest, develop and manage cost reduction projects,
  • To do localization studies.

Who we are looking for

  • Graduation from Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related departments of the universities,
  • Technical background with an interest in economics,
  • At least 3 years of experience in Purchasing in the automotive sector,
  • Excellent level of English (reading, writing, speaking),
  • No restrictions on domestic and international travel,
  • Ability to work in international teams, team player,
  • Good negotiation and communication skills,
  • Self-motivation and high sense of responsibility,
  • High analytical thinking and reporting skills,
  • Good knowledge of MS office programs,
  • Preferably have SAP MM module knowledge.

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.

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.

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