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DIVISION Intelligent Exterior Systems Division


As country buyer, your mission will be to support plants by managing mandated suppliers, detecting supply chain risks and implementing countermeasures to prevent disruption of supply. Your main activities will be:< <

  • Responsibility for suppliers performance in terms of quality, cost and timing within country perimeter<
  • Manage supply stop, contract termination, insourcing and outsourcing<
  • Secure supplier payment process, invoice approval and correct payment of suppliers<
  • Identify cost savings opportunities, promote technical savings proposed by suppliers and implement these with suppliers and plants, benchmark activities<
  • Prepare Pre-RfQ & Sourcing in serial production phase, prepare and implement nomination letters<
  • Manage and negotiate requests for price increases <20k€ per year<
  • Lead the problem solving process (management of operative supply bottlenecks, managing suppliers' tool damages and repair, managing supplier insolvencies)<
  • Follow up and report the suppliers operative performance, define and implement improvement plans<
  • Ensure proper handover of purchasing responsibilities from program to serial phase for each project<
  • Implement engineering changes or supplier relocation in serial life< <

    Profile< <
  • University degree (technical or economical field)<
  • English – fluent, good knowledge of SAP,<
  • Experience in industrial purchasing and logistic/material flow management<
  • Basic negotiating skills, good communication with supplier<
  • Problem solving & project management skills, result orientation< <

    Salary< <
  • Starting at 2200€< <
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