Act as purchasing representative for assigned Business Unit and take overall responsibility of the purchasing activities
Play as focal point for purchasing topics/affairs with internal customers like BU, R&D, production, etc.
Develop and implement regional Business Unit purchasing strategies and align purchasing strategies with global and regional BU strategies with regard to the local supplier base, sourcing strategies in terms of single/double sourcing and the requirement for developing suppliers
Manage and lead virtual purchasing project team for all projects including new product development and/or new investment projects and ensure the project timeline and targets are met from purchasing side
Conduct buying/market analysis, including material supply chain, value analysis to drive cost down/localization projects with the supports from
LB, SD and engineering team
Coordinate the sourcing activities and take part in the sourcing decision.
Make sure sufficient and transparent information flow between BU, engineering, purchasing and suppliers, e.g. technical requirements, time schedules, etc.
Take overall responsibility of inputs towards other functions like LB (Lead Buyer) and SD (Supplier Development) within purchasing, e.g. complete inquiry documents (specification, quantities, schedule, targets, etc.), sales/planned quantities provided to LB for requirements planning at suppliers and so on
Organize regular meetings with internal customers and project meetings
Reporting according to company guidelines
Support global and regional Business Unit Purchasing activities
Candidate should be BE/BTech with 9+ years of experience in Auto Manufacturing organization.
Good experience and knowledge in purchasing affairs
Excellent project management skills and experience
Understand easily complex technical matters
Understand easily complex business matters
Structured approach of tasks
Good skills of self organizing 5 years experience in a similar position, familiar with project purchasing procedures and practices
Familiar with manufacturing processes such as machining, sintering, stamping, plastic injection molding,Casting, Forging and etc.
Experience/Knowledge of related products