Acquisition Purchasing Intern - Year-Round - PUR15422

Function: Purchasing
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: Internship
Publication date: 7th December 2018


Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.

Our North American Faurecia Clean Mobility Division is looking for a Year-Round Acquisition Purchasing Intern for its Clean Mobility Crossroads in Columbus, Indiana.


The main missions of the role are to :
  • Contribute to the conception of the client offer: participate in the acquisition team from the offer conception phase, and involve expert suppliers in this business acquisition phase
  • Provide cost feedback to the Acquisition team on various concepts intended to enhance competitiveness
  • Provide support in make or buy decision by giving external price comparison and analyzing impact of decision on supplier base
  • Ensure expert supplier selection from the agreed supplier panel as needed
  • Negotiate and establish the appropriate cost structure to support the program objectives
  • Manage specific mandated suppliers
  • Participate in Global Acquisitions supporting the team with regional supplier information and costs and cooperating in deciding on a local vs. global sourcing strategy

The ideal candidate will have/be pursuing :


Education :

o   Bachelors Degree in engineering, Supply Chain, or Business

Technical skills :

o   Fluent in english

o   Strong Analytical Capabilities

o   Good organizational skills, Project Management Skills

o   Comfortable with financials

Behavioral skills :

o   Good written and oral communication presentation skills

o   Business international mindset

o   Accountable and results oriented

o   Strong negotiation skills

o   Team player and ability to work in a matrix organization and to interface with several hierechical levels


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