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Commodity Buyer

Date:  20-Apr-2021
Country/Region:  MX
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  9958

The role of a DSP Buyer is to structure the building of a supplier panel for one or more commodities, to ensure the complete operational purchasing activity in North America (Mexico) in accordance with the strategy settled by the Commodity Manager, to improve Quality Cost and Delivery (QCD) performance and monitor his activity through the reporting.


The main missions of the role are to:


Commodity strategy & Panel management (in line with the Division policy and the Industrial strategic plan):

      • Support the DSP Commodity Manager with the definition and implementation of strategy and targeted supplier panel (geographical perimeter)
      • Supplier assessment management
      • Negotiation and implementation of general framework agreements with the major suppliers
      • Contract negotiation and purchasing documentation management (QAA, GPC, etc.)
        Operational Purchasing:
      • Pilot the sourcing process: RFQ, supplier communication, negotiation, sourcing, contract (North Europe, Seating Structure Systems)  
      • Ensure project follow-up at macroscopic level on critical projects
      • Work closely with local plant teams
      • Negotiation of conditions (benefits of massification)
      • ECR & Transfer management
        Management of Productivity Performance:
      • Execution of budget action plans
      • Negotiation of productivity plans with suppliers to secure budget.

        The ideal candidate will have/be :
         Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Business.
         Nice to have: Specialization in international purchasing or supply chain
        Skills and competencies :  
    •  Knowledge of productivity / lean management methodology
    •  Knowledge of production, quality and logistics
    •  Fluent English
    •  Ability to work in matrix organization
    •  Good communication and interpersonal skills


Job Level:                             VIE

Function:                               PUR - Production

Location:                              San Luis Potosi Mechanism Plant, Mexico

Organization:                       Automotive Seating – Seating Structure Systems Division

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