Plant Buyer - PUR15827

Function: Purchasing
Localization: Russia - Saint-Petersburg - Saint-Petersburg
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 9th September 2019
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.
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Our Russian is looking for a Plant Buyer  for its FAS Plant at SAint-Petersburg.
The role of a Plant Buyer is to manage all plant supplier issues in line with Group Purchasing policy and to improve Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) performance. The main missions of the role are to:
  • Ensure high level of supplier quality performance and pilot appropriate action plans for corrections with Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) to attain Parts Per Million (PPM) targets
  • Define opportunities for cost reduction and validate them with Commodity teams
  • Work closely with Supply Chain to support supplier deviation in Missed Deliveries Per Million (MPM)
  • Ensure that the team is involved from program phase, or "Gate" 3 to ensure proper transition from program to series phase
  • Ensure the plant vendor list is updated and in line with Commodity strategy. Propose and contribute to downsizing
  • Monitor all relevant suppliers and parts information and ensure proper ordering, invoicing&cost control
  • Inform Commodity teams in case of major volume changes. Validate Plant QCD information sent to the Group
  • Prioritise local resolution of issues and escalade to Division or Commodity when needed
  • For Non-Production purchasing : apply Group purchasing policy/contracts and negotiate specific local requirements
  • Ensure the reporting of designated activities, indexes, supplier parts, PPM and metrics, following Group policies.
The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with a specialisation in international purchasing
  • 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
  • Minimum bi-lingual (French or German preferred)

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