Junior Buyer - International Assignment, VIE - PUR15668

Function: Purchasing
Localization: Poland - Dolnośląskie - Legnica
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 5th September 2019




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 are willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be!



Faurecia’s VIE Program?


The VIE Program of Faurecia is an international young graduate program, which enables young graduates native from the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28 to work for one of our subsidiary around the world!


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/ and https://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers


PLEASE NOTE: your application must be submitted in English to be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide.


PLEASE NOTE: as part of your international development, you cannot perform a VIE in the country of your citizenship.



Your position and environment?


Our Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group – Acoustic & Soft Trim Division is looking for you as a VIE - Program Buyer m/f for our site in Legnica, Poland.



Your role and responsibilities?


The role of a Program Buyer is to play an integral part on the core program team by managing all purchasing related deliverables for all programs.


The main missions of the role are to:

  • Ensure supplier piece price and tooling are in line with the Business Plan and support Operating Income for the division.
  • Participate as a core member of the program team by being responsible for all purchasing deliverables.
  • Approve supplier selection with the commodity buyer to ensure alignment with Program Operating Income.
  • Ensure sourcing committee presentation is complete and accurate at time of sourcing with all impacted commodity and purchasing costing team members.
  • Nominate suppliers to sourcing committee per launch timeline.
  • Responsible for kicking off supplier tooling per program timeline, utilizing SAP system.
  • Support Supplier Quality in ensuring supplier validation timing (PPAP) meets program and launch readiness timing.
  • Issue purchase orders for early build parts.
  • Track BOM (Bill of Materials) cost impact from business award through end of life.
  • Understand design changes through process with strong communication to commodity and costing group to measure cost impact.
  • Ensure supplier tool payment complete for BOP (Buy Out Part).
  • Attend program core team meetings.
  • Ensure all Helios work package deliverables are met per the agreed upon program timing.



The mission will last 12 months.


Who are you?


  • Master Degree in engineering, Supply Chain, or Business
  • Fluent in English (mandatory)
  • Program Management experience is a plus
  • 3 years in Purchasing experience (internships & apprenticeships included)
  • International mindset, overseas experience is a plus
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in an organizational matrix 


Ready to take on a new challenge? Apply and join us!


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