HOLON Commodity Buyer


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Procurement 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 40680 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 



We are HOLON. We are pioneers. We want to make history and permanently change the way people move. With our autonomous mover, the way to a zero-emission, comfortable, safe and inclusive future is already paved. HOLON stands for individual talent development and international career opportunities. Get on board and shape the future of tomorrow with us today.


As HOLON continues to grow, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Commodity Buyer to join our team and contribute to the success of our autonomous shuttle vehicle projects.


Position Responsibilities

As a Commodity Buyer at HOLON, you will play a crucial role in the identification, integration, and management of partners and suppliers. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and integrating partners and suppliers for autonomous vehicle projects.
  • Executing the procurement process for subsystems and components of the shuttle vehicle
  • Serving as a key member of the project team and acting as the interface to the procurement market
  • Preparing procurement decisions and taking Q/C/T responsibility for the procurement scope throughout the product lifecycle
  • Ensure process steps are driven from Purchasing active side and work with project leaders for customer approvals as necessary
  • Designs, implements and continuously enhances IT-systems (conceptually) for purchasing (SAP, SRM, eSourcing etc.)
  • Manages project including budget responsibility for the implementation of resource activities
  • Conducts relations and partner management with all business partners and internal interfaces for relevant topics
  • Supports Commodity Directors and Managers methodologically on developing/drafting supplier nominations, Rfq’s and vendor documentation
  • Conducts Benchmarks – For resourcing activities outlined by Directors and Managers
  • Conducts necessary tech reviews with all parties present for sign off approvals


Role Requirements

To excel in this role, the ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, engineering, or a related field
  • SAP Experience
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft tools
  • Experience and skill in negotiations, cost analysis, and project management
  • Purchasing experience
  • Technical understanding and supply base/market knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills with a structured and independent way of working
  • Flexibility for domestic and international travel


Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with experience in procurement related to the exterior and interior supply base, plastics, power distribution units and cables, body material, and wheels or tires may be given preference.


Your contact

Casondra Meerschaert 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 248 364-7274 


Your new employer

As a spin-off of the BENTELER Group, HOLON has nearly 150 years of experience in the automotive industry. Our network of suppliers, production facilities, and 23,000 innovative experts in metal processing guarantees the best possible quality of our innovative systems, platforms, and autonomous movers. Develop the e-mobility solutions of tomorrow today with us and our partners such as the world-class designers from Pininfarina or the ADAS/AD software pioneers from Mobileye.

At HOLON, you will experience the entrepreneurial spirit, speed, and performance of an agile start-up every day, while benefiting from the strength, resources, and expertise of a renowned player in the automotive industry.


There is no one like us.


HOLON. Established tomorrow.





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