Strategy & Business Development

Senior Buyer (Marcom)

Charleston, SC, USA

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Senior Buyer (Marcom)

Polestar is looking for an IDP Senior Buyer (Marcom) to support Polestar US Marketing, PR & Sales. This individual will play a critical role in the purchasing needs for a rapidly growing market. 

This role will be instrumental in driving new supplier relationships, executing new contracts, ensuring company compliance and work closely with key stakeholders while reporting into the Director of Procurement.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

  • Collaborate with US Marketing & PR & Sales and other departments for Polestar projects and act as main contact for all commercial issues towards suppliers.
  • Lead the sourcing initiatives for above the line, below the line marketing including media buy, social, events, exhibition, conference, etc. and take full responsibility to comply procurement process.
  • Strengthen business connectivity with stakeholders. Work closely with stakeholders to rationalize SOW, KPI and performance review.
  • Keep in line with global sourcing strategy and develop commodity business plan (CBP) for the region together with stakeholders.
  • Perform necessary market analysis to support the sourcing activity.
  • Build supplier relationship management scheme & drive continuous improvement on cost, quality, delivery, compliance, striving for sustainability and partnership for the best value to Polestar.
  • Ensure company and regulatory policy compliance for the region.
  • Support in the evaluation of suppliers, reviewing internal policies, financial viability, process & procedures, etc.
  • Actively participate in the execution of new contracts.
  • Driving partnership development including suppliers to support business development globally.
  • Support and develop efficient standardized req-to-pay processes.


Who you are

    • Bachelor degree or above. Major of Marketing, business management or related is preferred.
    • At least 5 years' indirect procurement experience or marcom business experience. Automotive industry experience and global background is preferred.
    • Strong communication skills and fluent in English.
    • SAP experience preferred.
    • Smart and nimble mind-set, with efficient working performance under complicated global environment.
    • Good network with indirect purchasing global supply base and local, with sharp discernment and powerful analyzing ability of market.
    • Strong negotiation skills with supplier, coordination & organization capability with cross functions.
    • Ability to work proactively, independently and from time to time on travelling basis.
    • Positive and passionate, nothing is impossible mind-set, good team player.




    Polestar - the guiding star

    Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.


    Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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