Serial Buyer - PUR15148

Function: Purchasing
Localization: France - Alsace - Marckolsheim
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 13th February 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."

Our AST Division is looking for a Serial Buyer for its manufacturing plant of Marckolsheim (67).
The role of a Serial Buyer is to structure the building of a supplier panel for one or more commodities and ensure the overall productivity of the panel. The main missions of the role are to:
  • Structure the building of the panel: participate in the definition and the implementation of the purchasing panel policy for assigned commodities, manage supplier selection according to Group criteria
  • Panel management: ensure a regular follow-up of the supplier performance in relation with the Supplier Quality Assurance Manager and implement a supplier's reduction plan consistent with Divisions and in coordination with the Business Groups
  • Manage the global suppliers productivity in relation with plant buyers
  • Develop and implement tools to improve global productivity
  • Negotiate and implement general agreements with the main suppliers
  • Ensure the utilisation of the panel by program and plant buyers
  • Ensure the reporting of his or her activities following defined policies

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with a specialisation in international purchasing
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Serial Buyer in an industrial environment
  • Results orientation with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organisation
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Bi/multi-lingual (English required)

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