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Title:  Internship- Raw Material Buyer

Requisition ID:  20802
Location:  Milano
Function:  Purchasing
Contract Type:  Internship
Experience:  no experience

Internship- Raw Material Buyer


Established in 1872, Pirelli is among the world’s leading tyre producers. It is the only pure consumer tyre company that includes car, motorbike, and bicycle tyres as well as associated services.
Pirelli has a distinct positioning in high value tyres, characterised by an advanced technology with more than 2,700 homologations obtained, thanks to partnerships with the most prestigious car manufacturers in the world. In order to achieve the highest levels of performance, safety and containment of environmental impact, Pirelli has always been strongly committed to research and development, in which it invested 6.1% of revenue from high-value products in 2019.
Involved in motorsport since 1907, Pirelli has been the exclusive official tyre partner of the Formula 1™ World Championship since 2011 and has just renewed the agreement until 2023.


The resource will be part of the Raw Materials Purchasing team based in our Headquarter in Milan. The team’s main mission is to set the strategic procurement guidelines in line with the company strategy, guaranteeing the availability of raw materials while minimizing its impact on cash flow and costs, also monitoring market trends on the short and medium term. The decisions taken by this team affect the strategies implemented by the group overall.
More specifically, the resource will define and implement the strategies of the raw material assigned, in accordance and together with the coordinator and manager, cooperating with the functions involved as well. He/she will interpret macroeconomic data forecasting their impact on the business in order to coherently elaborate the purchasing strategies.

The resource will also look after the management of the purchasing process with activities such as: 
-    Guarantee of the right delivery of raw materials to the plants and other functions in order to assure the regular execution of working activities.
-    Supply the internal customers and/or the plants about prices, commercial conditions, suppliers allocation and total lead time in order to give them the right information to provide materials to the production. 
-    Support to local Purchasing team in troubleshooting problems or in case of critical delivery situation.
-    Preparation of monthly price forecast to be sent to Local Purchasing Team.
-    Daily collection and issue to the manager of all the data needed for monthly reporting

Furthermore some activities will also involve suppliers management:
-    Assurance of the delivery of materials for the homologation procedure, in line with the requests coming from R&D/Quality.
-    Monitoring the service level of the assigned suppliers, evaluating their performances (Vendor Rating process)
-    Definition and achievement of agreements with suppliers, in line with the targets of the companies
-    Carry out all the negotiations assigned.


-    Degree in Engineering / Economics
-    Experience in Raw Materials Purchasing as a plus
-    Fluent English 
-    Italian as a plus

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