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Junior Buyer - VIE

COUNTRYUnited States
DIVISION Intelligent Exterior Systems

Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!<

With 33,000 team members located in 31 countries and a 2017 revenue of €8 billion, Plastic Omnium is world leader in its two businesses: automotive and environment.<

The Intelligent Exterior Systems Division is the world leader for the production of body panels and modules. Serving over 70 car manufacturers worldwide, it encompasses 23,000 employees in 85 sites.<

Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.<


You will be in charge of:< <

  • “Order to pay” processes (preparation of purchase requests) <
  • Creating purchase orders and scheduling agreements<
  • The Purchasing/Sourcing process according to plant needs and rules<
  • Insuring objectives in terms of quality, costs and delivery<
  • Identifying market opportunities<  < <

    Plastic Omnium will support you to make your experience with us a success: the cost of your accommodation will be paid, you will benefit from the network of other VIEs in the US. A periodic follow up will take place with your manager and our HR team all along your assignment. Further employment opportunities will be also discussed a few months before the end of your VIE contract.  At Plastic Omnium, 2 VIEs out of 3 are offered a permanent job by the end of their assignment!<

    To be part of the adventure:< <

  • You are a highly motivated young graduate from an engineering or business school or university with a specialization in Purchasing<
  • Your English is fluent and good command of Spanish would be a plus.<
  • As part of your studies, you have already undertaken an international curriculum. You are a team player, a self-learner and have demonstrated some leadership.
  • You have an interest in the automobile industry; a first experience or internship in this sector is a plus.
  • You are open-minded and are driven by a strong desire to learn, and you wish to undertake an international career.< <


    Starting date: February 2020<

    Duration: 18 months<

    Location: Greer, USA<

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