Advanced Purchaser for PSS ECC - Purchasing (TM)

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The most critical thing in a negotiation is to get inside your opponent’s head and figure out what he really wants.” (Jacob Lew). If this sounds interesting to you, join our Purchasing Team by applying to this role.

  • Purchasing Representative in Project team from acquisition phase until SOP;
  • Leads all material-related topics in the BA project team ( planning and execution of component sourcing ) and acts as the interface to the purchasing categories;
  • Controls the supplier-related milestones during the product development phase with on-time component sourcings;
  • Ensure involvement of suppliers at an early development phase if requested (concept phase);
  • Maintain and document supplier and material status (e.g. for Gate Reviews);
  • Drive and control the change management process for components towards the suppliers, categories and SQM until SOP;
  • Lead the sourcing team in accordance to the automotive sourcing process, tracking of sourcing planning and execution from kick-off to supplier nomination;
  • Drive the sourcing to achieve best cost and quality (capacity), meeting all project milestones, to guarantee supplier nomination at PLC gate 55;
  • Safeguard supplier risk exposure related to well-known risk clusters (geo-hazard, geo-political, financial, technical, supply);
  • Create and maintain sourcing documentation until official nomination;
  • Track component development and validation together with SQM until successful SOP;
  • Ensure a smooth and comprehensive hand-over to plant purchasing;
  • Commercial responsibility for the material costs of the BA products, generate and maintain bill of material (BOM) view;
  • Actively participate in design-to-cost activities during product concept/development phase to achieve material cost targets during acquisition phase (PCIS -> customer award);
  • Calculate and control BOM during acquisition and project phase to meet target cost of the BA product;
  • Responsible for sourcing after SOP, e.g. capacity extensions.
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Requisitos

  • Academic degree in business administration or engineering;
  • 2-3 years of experience in purchasing functions;
  • Management skills, tools and techniques which ensures a strategic, profit and resulted oriented handling (Benchmarking, Presentation, etc.);
  • Human relations skills (team skills, conflict management, open-mindedness, networking);
  • Communication skills including Presentation and Negotiation techniques also operating in different cultures;
  • Problem solving and decision-making tools and techniques;
  • Procurement Process and Product Life Cycle (PLC) knowledge;
  • Technical understanding of specific components and automotive requirements;
  • Risk Management knowledge;

    What we offer – Experts:

    Pay for Performance:
  • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
  • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
  • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
  • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.

    Wellbeing:
  • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
  • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
  • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

    Life-Long Learning:
  • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
  • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
  • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
  • Access to e-learning platforms;
  • Career development opportunities (local and international);
  • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).
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O que oferecemos

What we offer:

Pay for Performance:

  • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
  • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
  • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
  • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.

 

Wellbeing:

  • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
  • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
  • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

 

Life-Long Learning:

  • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
  • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
  • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
  • Access to e-learning platforms;
  • Career development opportunities (local and international);
  • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

 

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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Quem somos

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of €37.7 billion and currently employs more than 192,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

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