Location Tlaquepaque, Mexico

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 39,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.


  • Define regional subset of Material Group Strategy, derived from global Material Group Strategy in alignment with global Material Group Manager (MGM)
  •  Drive local supplier development activities. Monitor performance of the regional suppliers and recommend improvement levers to global MGM
  •  Contribute to meetings of International Team of Competence and independently lead selected meetings
  •  Drive selected cross-functional meetings and strategy development with other functions /departments
  •  Lead negotiations with regional suppliers for series purchasing volume
  •  Support of local Project Purchasing in negotiations
  •  Update local Supplier Matrix in alignment with global MGM
  •  Execute Workshops (e.g. Supplier Support Team, DtC, Lean)
  •  Provide regional and updated purchasing analysis of the Material Group
  •  Support strategic sourcing (TMA, Pre-Visits, Potential Analysis) Functional leader, guiding and supporting employees in function-related tasks
  •  Steer local Project & Series Purchasing in terms of methodologies of Material Group specific adaption of RFQ, Quotation Analysis and Cost Break Down
  •  Ownership for local DtC and ReDtC focus topics /activities
  •  Local multiplicator of Material Group specific trainings
  •  Continuously develop expertise regarding local /regional supplier set, market dynamics, new technologies, process costs and price/cost reduction levers


  • 5+ years of experience performing purchasing function in the Automotive Industry 
  •  3+ years of experience performing purchasing function for injection moulded plastic parts (technical and/or high decorative plastic parts)
  •  Experience in Injection Moulding process
  •  Experience with ERP system – SAP MM 
  •  Proficient in MS Office programs – Excel and PowerPoint
  •  Advanced level in English – fluent
  •  Strong data analysis capabilities
  •  Analytical skills, problem solving and continuous improvement oriented
  •  Experience in team leadership and task coordination
  •  Ability to prioritize effectively in ambiguous situations

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90008928.

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HELLA Automotive Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Mr. Monserrat Sainz Silva
Parque Industrial Tecnológico 2, Anillo Periférico Sur No. 7980 Interior 1C, Sta. María Tequepexpan
C.P. 45600 Tlaquepaque, Jalisco