Plant Purchasing Buyer - Purchasing (TSR)

Employer: Continental
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 21.08.2019

    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 2018, Continental generated preliminary sales of around €44.4 billion and currently employs around 244,000 people in 61 countries and markets.

    As a Plant Purchasing Buyer your responsibilities will be:

    * Responsible for Purchasing activities after Start Of Production according to global procedures;
    * Support the introduction of the transfer and new projects by activities which include data maintenance, sending out Purchase Orders for toolings at suppliers, B/C samples;
    * Negotiate recovery of Non Conformance Costs;
    * Negotiate Engineering Change Requests after SOP;
    * KPI monitoring and reports;
    * Perform Localization activities in order to find suppliers in our region which fulfill Continental requirements;
    * Support projects with competitive costs and savings plan by introducing the local suppliers;
    * Support monitoring and developing supplier's performance;
    * Clarification of price discrepancies;
    * Annual Price Negotiation for local suppliers or materials;
    * Support other departments in escalations for supplier issues. A mentor will support you during your first 6 months and initial training phase which will take you through our products, tools, processes and organization.

    * University studies;
    * English - fluent;
    * Hungarian - is a plus;
    * Experience in automotive purchasing/sales is a plus. Skills:
    * Auto-motivated;
    * Self driven;
    * Initiative;
    * Stress resistant;
    * Communication;
    * Negotiation;
    * Assertiveness;
    * SAP.

    * Integration Program in a professional, young & dynamic team
    * Competitive Salaries (based on performance) & Benefits
    * Health & Wellness (Private Health and Dental Insurance, Sport activities etc.)
    * Professional Development Opportunities (in Technical and Managerial Area)
    * Stability
    * International Work Environment & Traveling Opportunities
    * Relocation Package for non-Timisoara/ Iasi Residents
    * Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.

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