mproves Region competitiveness through cost reductions in liaison with Commodity Organization :
Supports Commodity in productivity objectives and capacity gap analysis.
Suggests HLRR opportunities to commodity & participates to VE ideas generation for Regional Projects.
Executes VE, HLRR, logistics productivity actions in line with AOP requirements and in collaboration with Commodity organization.
Manages post-SOP Engineering changes with suppliers in relation with.
Executes suppliers selection process on HLRR projects.
Provides input to commodity to support supplier prospection needs identification.
Prepares and updates pricing information in SAP.
Defines and executes first level of actions of gap closure plan (capacity & productivity).
Supports Commodity organization to reach the Region negotiation objectives.
Supports Commodity in supplier performance review and action plan tracking.
Collects capacity data from suppliers.
Handles logistics / capacity / quality issues in the region as the first sourcing interface of plant supply chain & Quality (according to escalation process).
Validates and negotiates charge-back amounts below.
Implement Mitigation action plan in the Region.
Key owner for all No Source, Red Alerts and Supplier Exits operational procurement activities.
Pilot supplier relationship role as KSC (Key Supplier Contact), when assigned by Commodity (delegation).
Highly experienced Purchasing professional (minimum 3 years) with technical knowledge / Bachelor or equivalent degree
Minimum 3 years of progressive experience in the Automotive Industry (with ideally in 3 years in Purchasing)
Proven experience in complex supplier negotiations
Proven effectiveness in working in a global, multicultural environment
Working experience with SAP (or other system) environment (SAP would be a big plus)
Very well skilled with MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Projects (minimum Excel intermediate level)
Ability to travel (plane, car), even within short notice
3rd language (on top of native tongue and English) appreciated : French or Italian
Strong leadership skills
Strong integrative thinking skills
Proven capabilities to work independently on multiple complex projects
Ability to communicate concisely and act in a multicultural and cross-functional environment at all levels inside and outside the company
Tough, sound negotiator
Action oriented, results driven with proven track record of achieving business goals
Team builder, motivator and team player
Strategic thinker; uses creative and innovative problem-solving approach