Commodity Buyer Mechatronics - International Assignment, VIE - PUR15134

Function: Purchasing
Localization: Mexico - Distrito Federal - Santa Fe
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 1st February 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 Automotive Seating - North America Operations Division is looking for a VIE Commodity Buyer for its Santa Fe location in Mexico, MX.

The Commodity Buyer is coordinating the purchasing activities inside the Mechatronics commodity scope and Mechatronics mandated Buy.


The main missions of the role are:

  • Secure Supply Chain setup : purchase Orders creation, prices updates, suppliers setup in Faurecia systems

  • Improving supplier performance : monitor deliveries and quality in support with plant and supplier quality, manage engineering changes

  • Deliver VA/VE (Value Analysis/Value Engineering) with suppliers in support woth technical, sales and logistic team through technical, packaging and transport improvement

  • Develop cost model on specific commodities with support of engineering and costing

  • Extend mandated VA/VE to additional commodities

  • Support Program Buyers in launch activities for new programs under the buyer scope


 The length of the VIE is 24 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:

 The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Master degree in Industrial Engineering/Purchasing
  • First experience or significant apprenticeship experience in purchasing, preferably in an industrial environment
  • Awareness of productivity/lean management methodology
  • Understanding of production, quality and logistics
  • Fluent in english, spanish would be beneficial
  • Self-driven, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Dynamic and  fast executing, international mindset
  • Team work and ability to work in matrix organization
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