Procurement Link in Development Center, drives AOP & savings via cost down projects. First point of escalation for delivery/quality issues, etc. at line, factory level. Executes factory related supplier improvement actions.
Implementing actions from VE & DfX in factorys. Executes procurement strategy, manage phase-in/phase-out of suppliers. Puts in procurement contractual data in MRP (lead-time, price etc.).
Report procurement KPIs on factory level (incl. GSRS). Managee Customization & Engineering to Order Projects (non-recurring components, specific suppliers).
Owns the delivering of cost elements for assigned product/module.
Identifies opportunities in the new product design process through target costing at component level, and monitoring data sources to improve the design decision making.
Supports price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short term product cost reduction improvement.
Supports the deployment of early supplier involvement through target costing and tracking for assigned product or module.
Contributes to the development of an effective set of cost models to track target cost status for assigned product.
Maintain updates to the costs for assigned product/module and ensure that cost models are up to date and information is available as required.