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IdP Commodity Buyer - Indirect Purchasing

Date:  25-Nov-2022
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  42723

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 GBS is looking for a Commodity Buyer – Indirect Purchasing for the commodities Industrial Services and Supplies to be based in Santa Maria da Feira.


The main missions of the role are:


  • Develop market intelligence for assigned commodities;
  • Contribute to the development of the Group Indirect  Purchasing Strategy;
  • Participate in the definition and the implementation of the purchasing panel.
  • Manage the Sourcing to Contract (S2C) for assigned commodities.
  • Lead the regional and global  projects and competitive bids coordinated by IdP Global Commodity team.
  • Integrate the needs of the different regions. Contribute to data collection, specifications standardization when applicable and evaluation of needs;
  • Identify synergies cross BG’s and take in charge transversal group projects;
  • Prepare spends analysis, project executive summary and project conclusion for the commodities and be able to present the conclusions to stakeholders and to the steering committees.
  • Negotiate corporate contracts according to the Group standards;
  • Lead implementation of these contracts at local, regional and global level when required.
  • Define and manage deployment and communication plans in all regions to stakeholders.
  • Manage Tools for RFI, RFQ, etc (eg.: SAP ARIBA)
  • Manage the contract database for the record and management of the contracts;
  • Report the negotiation and projects results in a productivity database.

The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Higher education degree in Engineering, Business, Management of related areas;
  • Fluent in English; French / Spanish will be a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in purchasing in an industrial environment;
  • MS-Office knowledge (Excel advanced level is needed);
  • Computer literate and good knowledge of IT systems (SAP / ARIBA as a plus).
  • Knowledge of contractual and legal aspects;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Results oriented  with strong written and oral communications skills;
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization;
  • International mind set.