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Purchasing Manager

Job Number:  37561
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Vigo Metal
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Porriño, ES



Job Number: 37561 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Vigo Metal 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Porriño 


Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

Purchases supplies and production materials. Selects and manages all supplies in supply base. Provides coordination and technical support to purchasing group.

Key Responsabilities



  • Coordination, Organization and Management of the Purchasing Department, Quality, price, and service required.
  • Design and establish the technical and administrative processes involved in the purchase of materials and products.
  • Coordinate the department to achieve the production, cost and supply quality objectives.
  • Collaborate in the preparation of the annual purchasing budget.
  • Continuously control and pursue the improvement of the company's conditions, as well as the search for new suppliers.
  • Channel the delivery of technical documentation on the quality of new materials or modifications to existing ones.
  • Manage the return of defective materials.
  • Internal and external audits.


Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • To organize workplaces according to the health and safety legal requirements and rules.


Information Security / IT Security:

  • Compliance to all Magna and Seating EU rules and guidelines specially with regards to Purchasing.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor of Cience in Economic, Business or Engineer Degree.
  • Greater than 7 years purchasing experience in the automotive industry.
  • Esperience in SAP is desirable.
  • High English level is a must (B2 minimun).
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office Tools.

Additional Information

  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Purchasing & Technical knowledge (product as well as processes) for metal content.
  • Tooling knowledge.
  • Raw material Knowledge.
  • Cost analysis Knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the contract Law.
  • Strategical View.
  • Intense knowledge of Costs Break Down and cost analysis techniques.
  • Understanding of QS9000 / TS 16949 / IATF.
  • Working understanding of APQP and other project management techniques.

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