Program Purchasing Manager - PUR15118

Function: Purchasing
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 14th 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 North American Faurecia Clean Mobility Division is looking for a Program Purchasing Manager for its Technical Center at Columbus, IN.
The role of a Program Purchasing Manager is to structure and pilot purchasing programs of a division to guarantee Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) objectives.
  • Ensure the involvement of the program purchases in any new project in the Pre-Requisition For Quotation Approval (Pre-RFQA) phase
  • Be in constant contact with the program management staff, name a program buyer from the beginning of the Pre-RFQA phase
  • Oversee the involvement of expert suppliers in this phase.
  • Control the supplier selection: watch the coherence of the selection with the supplier panel, attend negotiations for complex parts in collaboration with the Commodity Manager.
  • Monitor the purchasing performance of programs: ensure control of costs, respect for delivery deadlines, respect of quality requirements in accordance with the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Engineer, and the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Manage the assigned program buyer's team.
  • Ensure regular reporting for assigned programs in terms of cost, quality and delivery.


The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Bachelors Degree in engineering, Supply Chain, or Business
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the same level of position in an industrial environment
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organisation
  • Leadership and charisma
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia's Code of Ethics and Code Management

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