Purchasing Manager - TIER1

Vizcaya Permanente

Actualizado el 28/06/2022

  • Senior profile position in Purchasing for the automotive sector
  • Leading plastic components manufacturer for the automotive sector

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Leading plastic components manufacturer for the automotive sector with facilities in Bizkaia


Reporting to the Group Purchasing Director, the main functions will be:

  • Procurement market analysis (suppliers, technologies) developing the strategy in alignment with Industrial Engineering and plants
  • Team management and proactive supervision of all the procurement operations on his responsibility (+20MM€)
  • Supplier management (supplier portfolio improvement, optimization of payment terms, delivery conditions, etc.), having to process complaint cases and manage the supplier portfolio database
  • Initiate pre-visits and audits of suppliers to ensure that they meet the company's requirements
  • Collaboration with raw material buyers, EI and plant (e.g. working group, emergency action plans, etc.)
  • Execution of tenders (planning according to project schedule) based on technical documentations in accordance with customer requirements and commodity alignment for OEM projects, including procurement of project documentation
  • Request for quotation, verification and negotiation as well as supplier selection in collaboration with the technical team and the project team, through price comparison and other conditions
  • Support and identify cost optimization measures in the area of tooling, Peripherals & Equipment
  • Procurement management (RFQs, calculations and estimates) and support to the sales team for cost evaluation

Perfil Buscado (H/M/D)

  • Technical and/or commercial University Degree
  • Minimum 8 years experience leading Purchasing areas within a Tier 1 Automotive or OEM in full Purchasing functions
  • Strong knowledge of business methods, e.g. Target costing, value analysis/engineering, cost breakdown/cost calculation
  • Fluent in English, German highly desirable
  • Knowledge of products and technological processes in the international market.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional negotiation skills with proven experience, knowledge of contract management and effective management of multiple projects
  • Strong knowledge of inventory management systems and Procurement ERP
  • Ability to lead teams in an international environment

Qué ofrecemos

Solid and challenging professional project in a global industrial manufacturer


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