Project Buyer - Automotive

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Added 29/04/2022

  • Leading plastic components manufacturer for the automotive sector
  • Project Buyer position

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Leading plastic components manufacturer for the automotive sector with facilitie


Reporting to Purchasing Director, the main functions in the position will be:

  • Work with Engineering at initial design concept to assist with attaining target cost
  • Evaluate and assess supplier's quotations to ensure commercial, technical and quality requirements are achieved
  • Purchasing tools and equipment for buy components
  • Drive cost reduction, process improvement projects and support reliability projects
  • Negotiate changes between contract and actual project needs
  • Obtain and evaluate offers and prices for the RFQ
  • Create price comparison sheets
  • Track and report savings
  • Secure that supplier selection complies with Targets/Budget and are included in the supplier panel
  • Preparation and presentation of Supplier Nomination
  • Ensure that supplier is prepared for production, including all needed system updates
  • Lead/coordinate negotiation of all major project purchases in all commodities, utilizing available department resources as assigned by supervisor and working within business-unit, divisional, regional & global supplier agreements
  • Ensure deliverables from suppliers to fulfill APQP activities handled by SQA/ASQ
  • Preparation and presentation of internal and external project reviews
  • Organisation and management of cost analysis workshops / supplier workshops
  • Active participation in milestone meetings
  • Assistance in ensuring the proper start of the project regarding deadlines and quality effects
  • Proactive cooperation to ensure goal achievement for all relevant functions, components, and process chains
  • Identifying target deviations and conflicts and deriving the corresponding decisions or escalation
  • Results report to the relevant project committees

Perfil Buscado (H/M/D)

  • Bachelor's/Master degree from an accredited university or college
  • At least 3 years of experience in purchasing and automotive experience
  • Fluent in English and Spanish both written and spoken is required /additionally German is a plus
  • Strong team player and the ability to take initiatives
  • Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing project requirements
  • Strong negotiation, presentation, and communication skills
  • General knowledge of purchasing standards, policies, procedures, and Sourcing management philosophy
  • Availability to travel

Qué ofrecemos

Real career and development opportunities in a strong company

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