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Mechatronics Commodity Buyer

Date:  21-Nov-2022
Country/Region:  FR
City:  CALIGNY Techno
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  38283

Essential responsibilities and duties

The commodity buyer is responsible for deploying the commodity strategy for Mechatronics. The role of the Commodity Buyer is to manage relationship / negotiation with suppliers, pilot the utilization of supplier panel in programs and series production during sourcing, and ensure supplier performance.


The main missions of the role are:

    • Structure the panel
    • Participate in the definition and the implementation of purchasing panel policy for assigned commodities
    • Manage supplier selection of his/her segment/s of the commodity and deploys it within the region
    • Manage relationship / negotiation with his/her suppliers supported by the Division / Region Commodity Manager
    • Ensure that the strategic panel is implemented in the Development phase (Supplier Nomination Committees)
    • Manage and drive productivity action plans
    • Fix the rules of productivity sharing between the suppliers and Faurecia
    • Manage and drive supplier quality and delivery performance



The ideal candidate will have/be :


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Business.


Nice to have: Professional Purchasing Qualification


Experience :

    • Minimum 5 years experience in purchasing in an industrial environment (serial life or program)
    • Experience of successfully managing and negotiating contracts


Nice to have: Automotive experience would be an advantage


Skills and competencies :  

    • Strong Knowledge of supply portfolio and market research and analysis
    • Understanding of sourcing strategies and application (make or buy analysis,…)
    •  Deep understanding of business practices, market dynamics and trends
    •  Knowledge of contractual and legal aspects
    •  English fluent
    • International minded
    • Results oriented
    •  Negotiation and interpersonal skills
    •  Capacity to influence

Nice to have

    • Knowledge of assigned commodity (products, technologies, cost models)
    • Financial skills