German Speaker Indirect Material Buyer

Angajator: AVX Electronics Sensing and Control
  • Achizitii - Logistica - Aprovizionare
  • Productie
  • Tip job: full-time
    Nivel job: 1 - 5 ani experienta
  • Timisoara
  • Actualizat la: 16.08.2018
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    2-3 years of experience in automotive industry or related field in Purchasing;

    University studies;

    Experience with manufacturing processes, tools and technologies;

    Experience analyzing cost breakdowns, cost drivers, supplier offers;

    Demonstrated negotiating experience: piece price, tooling and timing with external suppliers for assigned package;

    Ability to work independently without direct supervision;

    Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Excel and SAP ;

    Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities in a high-pressure environment;

    Effective communication with internal customers and with outside vendors/suppliers;

    Strong verbal and written communication in English language and German;

    Manages more complex work packages and workload;

    Assists in the training of new employees;


    Conclude commercial negotiations with suppliers of goods and services;

    Timely and accurate maintenance of Purchasing views in SAP – ERP system;

    Resolution of Purchasing-related problems with other functions within the company, thorough purchasing processes and procedures;

    Performs other Purchasing tasks as required;

    Evaluation, preparation and presentation of various business case scenarios;

    Agreement, communication, and tracking of deliverables from internal customers;

    Proactive identification and resolution of problems related to assigned parts / suppliers;

    Timely and Accurate issuance of Purchasing contracts, amendments, and kickoffs;

    Responsible for managing the Total Cost of Ownership by collecting data, analyzing, problem solving, recommending, communicating and executing accordingly;

    Managing the day-to-day business relationship with key suppliers and internal customers through supporting activities including ordering, communication of demand/volume/delivery time changes, issue resolution, sharing end-user feedback, and follow up on backorders etc;

    Assist Accounts Payable Department in the reconciliation of invoices. Engage and coach originating departments accordingly;

    Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and their capabilities, core competencies, strengths and weaknesses;