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Commodity Buyer - Intern

Date:  04-May-2021
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Apprentice
Requisition ID:  16599

Essential responsibilities and duties

The commodity buyer is responsible for deploying the commodity strategy for its assigned commodities. 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 :

    • In process for  Bachelors/Masters Degree in engineering, Supply Chain, or Business
    • Results orientation with strong written and oral communications skills 
    • Strong Microsoft skills (Excel in particular)
    • Ability to work in a matrixed organisation 
    • International mind set, overseas experience a plus 
    • Bi/multi-lingual a plus (English required)


The Employee is aware and ensures the respect of the Internal Rules, Code of Ethics and Management Code applicable in the establishment to which she/he is assigned.

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