About Us

Punch Powertrain, headquartered in Sint-Truiden and with a second production facility in Nanjing (China) offers a complete portfolio of powertrain solutions for the most popular passenger car segments (conventional, hybrid and full electric). These innovative products provide excellent driving dynamics, enhanced comfort, fun of driving and an ever improving fuel economy. As a leading independent supplier to the automotive industry, Punch Powertrain is expanding rapidly. In this context we are able to offer inspiring career opportunities for motivated engineers. We are currently looking for (m/f):

Purchasing Controller

Purchasing Controller

As Purchase Controller you will oversees global financial procurement activities and collaborates closely with the Chief Procurement Officer, providing financial insights and monitoring price variances. This role requires a minimum of 5 years of experience, proficiency in IFRS, advanced IT skills, and a proactive, analytical mindset paired with strong communication abilities.


  • Responsible for financial procurement activities of Punch Powertrain PSA e transmissions nv (PPET) globally 
  • You are the financial business partner of the PPET Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) and report to the PPET CFO
  • You setup and perform material Bill of Material (BOM) price variance analysis and monitor price changes 
  • You monitor Vendor tooling and other contractual clauses from a profitability, cash and accounting standpoint
  • You coordinate forecasting and budgeting process and perform financial analysis for purchasing expenses, FTE (full-time equivalent), and BOM cost
  • You monitor financial KPIs for purchasing and supply chain management including landed BOM cost
  • You evaluate financial health of suppliers (Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, Cashflow Analysis), when requested


  • You have 5+ years of experience in a similar role and or environment
  • Professional Bachelor / Master's degree in Economics, Finance or Engineering
  • Good knowledge of IFRS
  • Excellent language skills in English, both verbal and written. Dutch, French, German or Mandarin are a plus
  • IT related skills (Advanced Excel, SAP (purchasing and BOM), SAP BPC)
  • You are a team member, achieving results through self and others
  • You work accurate and organized
  • You are analytical, resourceful & possesses good problem-solving capability
  • You have the ability to challenge different stakeholders 
  • You have an accurate and result driven personality with an out-of-the-box mentality
  • You have well developed communication skills, and you are customer focused

What can you expect from us?

  • A job with a variety of challenges in a dynamic environment. 
  • The possibility to work in an ambitious and highly experienced team. 
  • You’ll enjoy excellent employment conditions and plenty of room for training and development. 
  • We are an informal organization, with a casual working environment. 
  • You’ll be given a lot of responsibility & autonomy.

Hybrid working conditions (2 days work from home) is possible

NOTE :  Currently we are only accepting applications from Candidates that already have a valid work authorization for Belgium and do not require visa sponsorship now or in future.

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