Posted on: 12/02/2018

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Automotive

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My client is one of the global leading Automotive Tier 1 companies

Purchasing Buyer

About Client:

Our client is one of the global leading Automotive Tier 1 companies

About the Role:

* To ensure the suppliers are capable and ready prior to launch with risks understood and mitigated.
* Ensuring continuity of supply at manufacturing locations.
* Make out VA/VE cost reduction plan and lead the cross functional team to follow up the actions.
* Establish Purchasing/Sourcing concept, incl. System Suppliers
* Establish project-specific RFQ documents, incl. SOR's for Sub System Suppliers
* Review and track costed BOM
* Perform and lead RFQ activities (china and export for global programs), incl. technical workshops, organize pre sourcing councils
* Implement Global Purchasing Strategy for commodities in China
* Ensure all parts are sourced on time as per program planning, in the required aspects of cost, quality, technique feasibility, and volume
* Plan and track project activities within Purchasing (internal project kick-off, etc) and GPMS requirements
* Successful implementation of global and domestic sourcing projects
* Onside supplier audit together with SQE and strategic commodity purchasing
* Accountability together with SQE for all programs sourced and all purchasing related launch activities (flaw less launch in terms of cost, timing and quality), provide accuracy and timely update
* Capability to participate on global phone conferences and explain and defend actively purchasing interests
* Project planning regarding purchasing activities and establish Purchasing timeline, incl. System Suppliers
* Carry out suppliers' workshop, incl. tech review and review of Product Cost Optimization (PCO) potentials
* Attend APQP kick off with SQD
* Change Management & tracking
* Order tooling, Engineering services for System suppliers, off tool samples, PPAP samples and track PO's
* Obtain Tooling Report, verify accuracy and implement information in tooling data base
* System fill for Purchase Order/ Scheduling Agreements
* Purchase Order/ Scheduling Agreement creation for Suppliers
* Purchase Order/ Scheduling Agreement Changes
* Participate Gate 8 Review if required

About Candidate:

* Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business major
* 5 or above years of working experience in purchasing for plastic parts, rubber parts and c-parts like bolts, pins, screws, from powertrain sector is highly preferred
* Strong communication, coordination and problem solving skills
* Can-do attitude, proactive team player and highly dedicated
* Fluent oral and written English skills
* Highly computer proficient with experience in the Microsoft Office Programs and purchasing software. SAP experience is preferable
* Travelling in China will be required

What's to Offer?

* An attractive platform to develop your career to the next level
* Open-mined and transparency working environment
* Nice and flexible working environment, with high incentive program

To apply please click on the "Apply" button or email your resume to quoting ref CN 131268. We will go to you ASAP. Your interest will be treated in strict confidence.
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