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VIE Program Buyer

Country/Region:  PL
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  4756

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


Our Acoustics & Soft Trim Division is looking for a  VIE Program Buyer for its Plant at Legnica (POLAND).


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 length of the VIE is 12 months

The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. 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/EN/index.aspx

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Master Degree in engineering, Supply Chain, or Business
  • Program Management experience a plus
  • 3 years Purchasing experience
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in an organizational matrix
  • International mind set, overseas experience is a plus
  • Bi-lingual (English mandatory)
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management
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