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Commodity Buyer Intern

Date:  17-Jan-2022
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Apprentice
Requisition ID:  21808


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

Essential responsibilities and duties

The Commodity Buyer Intern is responsible for deploying the commodity strategy for its assigned commodities. The role of the Commodity Buyer Intern 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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