Die familiengeführte Prettl Unternehmensgruppe bietet seit über 65 Jahren innovative Lösungen in den fünf Geschäftsbereichen Automotive, Appliance Solutions, Electronics, Energy und Strategic Build-up. Zusammen ergeben sie die Prettl group, einen erfolgreichen, international agierenden Unternehmensverbund mit über 10.000 Mitarbeitern. Diese arbeiten an mehr als 40 Standorten in über 20 Ländern in vollkommen eigenständigen Firmen.

We are seeking to fill the position of

Price Analyst - Automotive Purchasing

for our company at the location Pfullingen, near Stuttgart 

Join our global purchasing team and play a vital role in ensuring our automotive purchasing operations are optimized for cost efficiency and competitive advantage. Your analytical insights will directly contribute to shaping our procurement strategies and driving overall success in the dynamic automotive industry.

Job Overview:

Price Analysis:
  • Conduct thorough analysis of pricing data for automotive components, materials, and services
  • Monitor and track pricing trends, market fluctuations, and cost drivers affecting the automotive industry
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs, enhance margins, and improve overall procurement efficiency

Supplier Evaluation:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess supplier proposals and quotations
  • Evaluate supplier pricing against historical data, market benchmarks, and industry standards
  • Provide recommendations on supplier selection based on cost competitiveness and value proposition

Market Research:.
  • Stay up-to-date with market trends, economic indicators, and competitive landscape in the automotive sector
  • Conduct market research to identify potential new suppliers, emerging technologies, and alternative materials

  • Engage in negotiation processes with suppliers to achieve favorable pricing and terms
  •  Leverage analytical insights to support negotiations and drive cost savings without compromising quality

Data Management:
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of pricing information, historical data, and supplier performance metrics. Alternatively, maintain and utilize appropriate purchasing software
  • Utilize data visualization tools to create informative reports and dashboards for internal stakeholders

  • Collaborate with the global purchasing team to develop and implement strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Work closely with R&D, engineering and other project team members to ensure pricing aligns with technical specifications and performance requirements

Cost Modeling:
  • Develop cost models and scenarios to forecast potential impacts of pricing changes on overall product costs
  • Provide insights to support decision-making on product design, sourcing strategies, and pricing adjustments
  • Lead in BOM cost evaluation for the calculation of new projects to be offered
  • Creation and adjustment of business case calculations
  • Identify cost drivers and independently derive fields of action and strategies for cost reduction as well as moderate workshops for idea generation and cost comparisons with suppliers and engineering team

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor in a technical related subject
  • Proven experience as a Price Analyst, preferably in the automotive industry or related field
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • technical related subject
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel, SQL, or data visualization software. Strong technical skills in the area of engineering and knowledge of automotive components, manufacturing processes
  • Detail-oriented mindset with the ability to manage and interpret complex data sets
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities and strategic thinking
  • goal-oriented, self-initiated, systematic and customer-oriented

Unser Angebot:

  • Benefit Programm mit vielen attraktiven Angeboten 
  • Betriebliche Altersvorsorge 
  • Bezuschussung zu Arbeitsplatzbrillen 
  • Leistungsgerechte Konditionen
  • Möglichkeit zu mobilem Arbeiten
  • Individuelle Förderung
  • Möglichkeit eines Jobrads 
  • Zusammenarbeit mit Eazycars 
  • Weltweit agierender Unternehmensverbund
  • Flache Hierarchien und kurze Entscheidungswege
  • Selbstständiges und eigenverantwortliches Arbeiten