Senior Commodity Buyer Chemistry

Bordeaux CDI

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About Automotive Cells Company - ACC

Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.

Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis-Opel and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.


We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We create an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), with gigafactories to be built in Hauts de France and Germany. 

We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.

Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Job description

Overall job description

You are in charge of the worldwide purchasing of categories of materials and/or components entering into the production of Electrical Vehicles battery cells.

As such, he ensures the following missions and tasks:

  • Scouts and assesses the potential suppliers for the battery cell and module material & components, of which he/she is responsible, among Cathode Active Material, Anode Active Material, Electrolyte, Separator, Alu&Copper Foils, Can&Cover, assembled busbar,…
  • Manages RFI, RFQ, supplier selection and contracting in strong interaction with Projects, R&D and Industrialisation.
  • Federates and builds the Technical, Industrial and Purchasing strategy for each material and/or component.
  • Supports and promotes industrial projects of non-European suppliers in Europe.
  • Will ensure gradually the serial life management as it starts from end 2023 by securing the execution of the contracts and improving the supplier performance: savings, supply, quality.



Knowledge / Know how      

  • Purchasing

Experience :

  • 3 to 10 years in Direct Material Purchasing, in the automotive and battery cell/electro chemistry industries.

Qualifications :

  • Diplomas : Bacheror and/or Master degree in business a/o in technical field
  • Languages : English mandatory, French and/or German as a plus 

Key behaviours :

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills (internally & externally).
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization in Europe, and wherever in the world.
  • Strong sense of negotiation and relationship with suppliers

Some extra skills which make the difference

A good knowledge of the materials & components purchased by the EV cell gigafactories and their suppliers would be a plus. 

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