Rehau Inc

Junior Buyer- REHAU Automotive

Job Locations US-AL-Cullman
Posted Date 5 months ago(12/5/2023 10:37 AM)
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We’re here today because one man pursued his idea for doing something different. He built a manufacturing company that engineers progress with polymer-based solutions to enhance lives. Founded in Rehau, Germany, the independent, family-owned company has 21,500 employees in more than 190 locations around the globe.


Dare to do something different, every day.


We make and move real things, clearing a way to secure forever customers. We want to nurture your individual spirit, spark curiosity and ignite the passion within you. When you are inspired, we all benefit.


Each day is unique; jump in and carve your own path. As a global work family of doers, we collaborate, celebrate each other’s victories and encourage honest feedback to be true to our customers, our teammates and ourselves.


Take the lead, get your hands dirty and make something better today.


Job responsibilities for the Buyer will include:


  • Negotiate pricing and all other elements related to supplier contract terms and conditions
  • Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and capabilities
  • Work with suppliers and REHAU partners to develop supplier target agreements
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of good and services that meet the quality, service, and price performance standards of the company
  • Develop strategic procurement solutions that are consistent with Company objectives
  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts with suppliers and/or customers
  • Create effective supplier negotiation strategies based on supplier analyses
  • Negotiates transportation cost for one-time purchases and longer-term transportation agreements
  • Coordinates logistics with suppliers, forwarders, and carriers and within the REHAU organization
  • Expected Travel - 10%




  • Minimum of five years of experience as buyer of non production material (MRO) preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management/Business
  • Intermediate skill level in Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Experience using SAP preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in successful supplier negotiations
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in fast-paced, changing environment




If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.


Get to know us at  


REHAU is a privately-held, family-run business.  As an employer of choice we take pride in supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits package which includes, but is not limited to….


  • Competitive Salary 
  • Positive working environment and team-oriented with a global company 
  • Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Insurance
  • Free Life & Short-term disability insurance
  • Paid Vacation & 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401-K with excellent company match
  • Opportunity to receive annual bonus for outstanding individual performance
  • Possibility of quarterly team bonus depending on company performance
  • Employer HSA contribution


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