Innovation Buyer China

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 definition:

Ensure a large purchasing and technical watch and relationship with suppliers in China/Asia on battery cells components (chemical, mechanical, electronics,…), in order to detect all supplier innovations and to enable their incorporation into ACC innovation Global program.

In close collaboration with Global Purchasing and R&D teams in Europe :

  • Sets up a strong purchasing and technical watch in China/Asia
  • Develops strong relationship with suppliers of battery cells components (chemical, mechanical, electronics,…).
  • Detects the relevant innovation concepts and ideas for ACC, shares them with Global Purchasing and R&D Teams in Europe.
  • Builds convergence plans in order to promote the transformation of the innovative concepts into feasible products.
  • Manages upstream RFI on supplier innovative solutions


Experience :

10 to 20 years in purchasing and/or in R&D in the battery cells industry.

Qualifications :

  • Master degree in technical field
  • Chinese and English mandatory 

Key behaviours :

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills with ACC purchasing and R&D Global teams.
  • Strong ability to relationship with suppliers
  • Both purchasing and R&D innovation cultures and links in China/Asia
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Power Point.

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