Commodity Buyer - International Assignment, VIE - PUR15308

Function: Purchasing
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 31st July 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 Faurecia Clean Mobility Business Group – North America Operations (NAOà Division is looking for a Commodity Buyer m/f for its Columbus Columbus Clean Mobility Crossroads Site in Columbus, Indiana, USA.

Please note that applications submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide. Only applications submitted in English will be considered.

The main missions of the role are:

Support and Perform Purchasing Commodity activities within Faurecia FCM North America Organization (NAO) Business Group which includes:

  • Data management – improving accuracy of current data set using information pulled from Enterprise Resource Planning systems, technical specifications from prints and direct communication with the supply base.
  • Panel management – Manage Supplier panel for an specific commodity assigned within the Commodity team.
  • Data analysis of current commodity spend to define outliers and.
  • Negotiation with suppliers assigned.  

The length of the VIE is 12 months.

The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.civiweb.com/EN/index.aspx and http://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers

 The ideal candidate will have/be:

 

  • Master’s degree in Purchasing
  • Fluent in English (Spanish or Chinese will be a plus)
  • Result Oriented
  • Strong Technical Skills
  • Strong MS office skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization with different hierarchy level (up and down)
  • International Mindset  

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