Senior Construction Buyer


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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 have created an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), and we are building gigafactories in Hauts de France, Germany and Italy.

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

In order to optimize the purchasing actions for the benefit of ACC, the Senior Construction Buyer:

  • Manages all purchasing fields from RFQ preparation to construction delivery in coordination with project teams.

  • Participates in all relevant Construction Project meetings.

  • Acts in close relationships with his Purchasing colleagues (Construction, Equipment, Energy…).

  • Manage supplier relationship and deals with all economic aspects.

  • Leads and/or participates in the RFQs related to the project's needs: prepares bid lists and specifications, sends the RFQ files to suppliers and analyses their answers with the project team, and prepares the supplier choice decisions with the project.

  • After supplier selection, finalizes contract and makes the administrative activity including purchase orders.

  • Deals with economical and technical evolutions… till construction delivery.

  • Builds benchmarks.

  • Proposes best practices for future projects.


Knowledge / Know-how      

  • Negotiation

  • Construction field: project, quotation, negotiation, suppliers base…

Experience :

  • 7 to 10 years in a Purchasing department and experience in the construction field or experience in the construction industry in the project area.

  • Experience in dry room construction would be a plus.

Qualifications :

  • Diplomas: Master's degree in Engineering.

  • Languages: Italian and English, French as a plus 

Key behaviors:

  • Strong cross-functional behavior

  • Quick reporting and sharing of information with Project and Purchasing teams

Some extra skills which make the difference
Experience with projects in a very constrained context (budget and planning).

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