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Country Buyer VIE

DATE2019-07-19
JOB FAMILYPURCHASING
COUNTRYGermany
LOCATIONWEISSENBURG
CONTRACT TYPEVIE
DIVISION Intelligent Exterior Systems

Job description

As the Country Buyer for Germany and Belgium, you will be part of the Production Purchasing department. You will be providing operative purchasing support to 3 plants. Your main missions will be:

  • Detecting supply chain risks and implementing countermeasures to prevent disruption of supply
  • Managing bottleneck situations (supply stop, contract termination…) as well as insourcing and outsourcing
  • Identifying cost savings opportunities and implementing those with suppliers and plants
  • Implementing engineering changes in serial life (extension of project lifetime, change in production volumes…)
  • Ensuring correct payment of suppliers in close collaboration with Finance
  • Managing mandated parts and suppliers in close cooperation with Controlling and Sales

 

Profile

You are a highly motivated graduate from a recognized business or engineering course, specialized in Purchasing; with a first experience in purchasing, logistics, or supply chain.

As part of your studies, you have already undertaken an international curriculum (e.g. one semester or year outside your home country).

You are a team player, a self-learner and have demonstrated some leadership. You have an interest for the automotive industry. You are familiar with Excel and PowerPoint.

You are open minded and with a serious desire to learn, as well as a clear willingness to embark on an international career.

You speak fluent German and you have a good command of English.

Duration

24 months, beginning in September 2019

Location

Weissenburg, Germany

 Please make sure you comply with Business France VIE requirements before applying.

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