Advanced Purchasing Specialist
BOM cost calculation for Project Acquisition until SOP; Generation and evaluation of BOM cost during project quotation phase.
Control BOM cost: Track and Improve BOM cost from project quoting phase until SOP. Define measures to close the gaps to target BOM cost that contributes to ROS and IRR improvement of the project. BOM cost calculation for Project Acquisition until SOP:
Generation and evaluation of BOM cost during project quotation phase. Control BOM cost: Track and Improve BOM cost from project quoting phase until SOP. Define measures to close the gaps to target BOM cost that contributes to ROS and IRR improvement of the project.
Support in defining/establishing Purchasing Strategies to increase CRP, localization and strategic suppliers within the region/globally. Review of designs, involvement of all internal sourcing relevant disciplines, and initiating and closing of sourcing processes. Covering material cost, kickoff and track supplier component reviews, component timing and technical feasibility through supplier.
Ensure early involvement of sourcing relevant disciplines and suppliers. Ensure all Quality requirements and documents was met during sourcing and supplier early involvement. Maintain Business partnership and promote collaboration as Purchasing Representative in project team from acquisition phase until SOP and interface to Category Management.
Further project specific Tasks: Review of project milestones, participation in Core Team Meetings, and aligning of all project relevant sourcing activities with AP colleagues worldwide. Good business relationship with stakeholders. Support in providing trainings for newcomer Support in Improving and developing Organizational Culture Active participation and support of Plant defined activities. Achieve BU/Plant KPI's Budget/Target
APR (Annual Price Reduction)
Sourcing Target Achievement
SQM Incident and PSW
Bachelor's degree or equivalent - Engineering Graduate is a plus
Good spoken and written English
More than 3 years of experience in the automotive field preferred
Good understanding of the procurement/purchasing process
Good negotiation and communications skills
Availability for business travels
Confident in using the usual MS Office programs
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We make individual mobility safer, more comfortable and more sustainable. As a partner to the automotive industry, Continental develops and manufactures components, modules and systems. The safety and comfort of road users are at the center of our work. In addition, we develop ever more products which contribute to the protection of the environment by reducing fuel consumption.
Continental is one of the five largest automobile suppliers worldwide. Our development centers and production facilities are located where our customers are, so we are always nearby – worldwide. Many of our business units have excellent competitive positions: We are number one worldwide for foundation brakes, safety electronics, telematics, vehicle instrumentation, and fuel supply systems, and number two for electronic brake systems and brake boosters. We are the fourth worldwide for tires and are the European market leader for passenger and light truck tires, winter tires, and industrial tires. Our ContiTech division is the world market leader for foils used in vehicle interiors, conveyor belts, as well as for air springs used in rail transportation technology.
The Plant is certified on TS 16949, ISO 14001, ANSI ESD S.20-2007, IEC 61340-5-1:2007.