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Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: Essen, DE

Company: Plastic Omnium

Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!

With 30,000 team members located in 25 countries and with a 2021 revenue of €8 billion, Plastic Omnium is world leader in intelligent exterior systems, clean energy systems and customized complex modules.

Through its offer in the exterior body panels market, Plastic Omnium provides customized multi-material solutions with high added value that increasingly integrate functions and enhance safety to reduce vehicle weight and CO2 emissions.

Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.

Job description

The BOM Packaging Buyer is responsible for the procurement of disposable packaging (cardboard boxes, plastic bags, etc.) for Plastic Omnium plant in Germany.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Requesting and analyzing quotations for disposable packaging for new and existing requirements (benchmarking)
  • Preparing and implementing sourcing decisions
  • Supporting plants in identifying technical savings opportunities (e.g., standardization of packaging across several products)
  • Updating master data in ERP system
  • Ensuring correct payment of suppliers in close collaboration with Finance



You are a highly motivated young graduate from a recognized engineering school with knowledge in business or a recognized business school with a strong interest for a technical environment.

As part of your studies, you have already undertaken an international curriculum (e.g., one semester or year outside your home country). You have gained a first experience in Supply Chain and/or purchasing and have a good knowledge of MS Office.

You are a team player, a self-learner and have demonstrated some leadership. You have an interest for the automotive industry and a first professional experience or internship in this sector is highly appreciated.

You are open minded and with a serious desire to learn, as well as a clear willingness to embark on an international career.

You are fluent in both German and English.

As a responsible company, Plastic Omnium pays particular attention to diversity and equality within its teams and the Group commits to treat all job applications equally.