BUYER

Domain AUTOMOTIVE
Location MIOVENI

Main responsibilities:

  • Drives Project Purchasing to reach the established KPI, systematically liaising with Group for global platform sourcing strategy;
  • Leads the Sourcing Process from project launch and through all stages of the projects;
  • Participates to project meeting and activities;
  • Provides support to the Project Manager in preparing the sourcing plan, defining the mutual commitments and conditions;
  • Identifies the critical parts and reviews the contingency plan with the related project team members;
  • Selects supplier bid-list based on compliant segment panel and liaises with project and segment organizations to identify opportunities;
  • Assess the pre-selected suppliers risk impacts on the project, related to development or production capacity, technical or quality capability, financial sustainability;
  • Manages the negotiation with suppliers to ensure successful cooperation;
  • Manages the achievement of all project milestones related to suppliers and follows up the progress;
  • Defines and controls communication flows and contents between project teams and suppliers;
  • Ensures that all the necessary documentation is properly defined and followed;
  • Defines and implements site purchasing performance in line with the budget for technical / resourcing materials productivities and reservoir;
  • Proposes and negotiates the material productivities for the site;
  • Ensures the strict follow up and compliance of supplier operational data (pricing, chargeback, litigations);
  • Ensures the interface in front of supplier crisis (quality, delivery, commercial).

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical / Engineering field is mandatory;
  • +2 years of work experience, previous experience in a similar position is an advantage;
  • Strong technical aptitude in working with MS Office Excel;
  • Norms and financial rules knowledge;
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage;
  • Knowledge and experience in purchasing, industrial, engineering, project, production, quality field;
  • Knowledge of Legislation and rules for financial aspects;
  • Advanced communication and negotiation skills, good customer/supplier focus skills;
  • A strong sense of self-discipline results-oriented;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Good communication and negotiation skills;
  • Fluent in English (speaking, writing, reading).