As an international brand company with German roots, we at RECARO pursue the vision of improving the performance of people in motion like no other. In keeping with our tradition, Safety, Quality, and Ingenious Design are the core of all that we do. This allows us to exceed the expectations of our customers every day and make performance something you can feel: Feel Performance.

In addition to RECARO Holding and RECARO eGaming, our corporate group also includes RECARO Aircraft Seating headquartered in Schwäbisch Hall. We develop, produce, and market innovative seats for economy and business class, which meet the highest standards when it comes to comfort, lightweight construction, and design. As an internationally renowned brand, we are one of the world’s three largest suppliers of aircraft seats with our premium products. To enhance our team, we are looking to fill the following position at our site in Schwäbisch Hall at the earliest possible date:

Global Commodity Manager (m/f/d)

Job code: 25989

Your Tasks

  • Observation of the global procurement markets in an assigned commodity group incl. identification of trends, new technologies and innovations for the strategic orientation of RECARO.
  • Classification of the procurement markets with regard to political, economic, structural risks and translation into the respective purchasing strategy
  • Based on the purchasing strategy and market research, search and evaluation of new suppliers as well as negotiation of legal, contractual and commercial aspects  
  • Translate and implement goals and targets from the corporate strategy into the purchasing strategy
  • Develop commodity group and volume strategy within the purchasing strategy  
  • Manage purchasing projects and escalate in case of deviations
  • Identify and implement savings potentials, e.g. standardisation, design-to-cost projects in cooperation with Engineering
  • Develop global processes and templates


Your Qualification

  • Completed studies in industrial engineering or comparable studies with a technical focus
  • Sound professional experience in strategic purchasing
  • Knowledge of contract law is an advantage
  • Business fluent English
  • Reisebereitschaft ist erforferlich
  • Analytical skills as well as result- and customer-oriented working style
  • Strong communication, negotiation and assertiveness skills


You will be a perfect fit for our team if you are enthusiastic about innovative products, enjoy setting ambitious goals, love taking on responsibility, are motivated by an environment of appreciative, trusting collaboration, and have a strong creative drive. In return, we promise to give you the freedom to develop your potential with individual development opportunities and will provide you with the necessary competencies to increase your personal responsibility so that you can face the future together with RECARO.

Dominik Lang looks forward to receiving your application, which should be submitted using our online career portal. Your personal information will be kept confidential. Particular consideration will be given to equally qualified applicants (m/f/d) with severe disabilites.

RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG, Tel.: +49 791 503-7652