Commodity Buyer Engineering components (non metal) - PUR15121

Function: Purchasing
Localization: Mexico - Queretaro (South)
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 9th February 2018

Company Description

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 Clean Mobility Division is looking for a Commodity Buyer Engineering Components for its plant at Querétaro, Mexico.




The role of a Commodity Buyer is to develop and deploy a commodity strategy to ensure supplier capabilities and relationships meet business needs.

The role continues to select, develop, and pilot suppliers from the agreed supplier panel in order to achieve Program objectives.


The main missions of the role are to:


 - Structure the building of the panel : participate in the definition and implementation of the purchasing panel policy for assigned commodities, manage supplier selection according to Group criteria, identify and develop supply base in accordance with Faurecia footprint.


- Panel Management:  ensure a regular follow-up of the supplier performance in relation with the Supplier Quality Assurance Manager and implement a supplier optimization plan consistent with the Divisions and in coordination with Business Groups, ensure utilization of the panel by entire enterprise.


- Deliver productivity results for assigned commodities in alignment with budget through collaboration with series buyers.


- Develop and implement tools to improve productivity, processes, and reporting functions.


- Negotiate and implement general agreements with the strategic suppliers.


- Ensure the reporting of his or her activities following defined policies.


- Scope of commodities: insulation, glass fibers, glass wools, mats, plastic injection, packaging, rubber parts, labeling etc.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering mechanical or industrial
  • International purchasing experience is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Commodity Buyer in an industrial environment mainly automotive
  • Experience in localization, develop audit and resource potential suppliers
  • Experience conducting benchmarks, workshops and negotiations of minimum 40MUSD spend.
  • Result orientation with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organisation
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Self driven, low maintenance and customer internal - external satisfaction oriented
  • Fluent English required
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in Incoterms, Best Landed Cost comparisons
  • Knowledge of ERP SAP
  • Core Tools and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc...)

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