Operational Buyer

Employer: VARROC LIGHTING SYSTEMS ELECTRONICS ROMANIA
Domain:
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 27.09.2021
    Short company description

    VLSER Vision:

    We aim to be the best electronics provider for intelligent vehicle lighting.

    VLSER Mission:

    Our people are the key drivers for our success.

    We ensure sustainable economic growth and a constant contribution to our customer’s success through innovative and high-quality products.

    To actively support the development of the product from concept to manufacturing

    The team strives to continuously improve our performance, anticipate & drive change in order to be one step ahead.

    Currently we are looking to expand our team and find some new enthusiastic and creative colleagues.

    If you like new challenges, have automotive background or want to learn about it then we would like to meet you.

    Varroc Lighting Systems is a global automotive supplier providing custom design solutions and innovative product development for exterior vehicle lighting systems. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, we manufacture world-class lighting created through our leading-edge global manufacturing capabilities.

    Varroc Lighting Systems is a premier developer and manufacturer of next-generation external lighting systems and vehicle control electronics for the automotive and two-wheeler industries. Focused on safety, mobility, and style, Varroc Lighting Systems brings leading-edge technology to the mainstream automotive market with high-quality and cost-competitive solutions. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, U.S., the company has more than 8,000 employees worldwide with operations in in 17 countries and capabilities on every continent where vehicles are produced. Varroc Lighting Systems is a key member of the Varroc Group family of automotive components businesses.


    Requirements

    University education
    Previous experience in purchasing 2 years
    Fluent knowledge of English (B2)
    Proficient in the use of Microsoft excel
    Experience working with SAP is mandatory
    Ability to conduct end user training
    Flexibility, adaptability and process improvement approach
    Strong verbal and written communication skills
    Positive attitude – goes the extra mile, is committed, willing to take on challenges and has a can-do mindset.
    Energy, drive, enthusiasm and determination
    Takes ownership ant responsibility for problem solving
    Team focused

    Responsibilities

    Support operational topics related to shortage of material, lead teleconferences with supplier in case of escalation from MP&L team
    Manage design changes implementation with suppliers
    Negotiate purchase parts prices
    Track and explain PPV
    Delivere defined level of positive PPV impact on PAT
    Responsible for supplier timing
    Creates Purchased orders, Scheduling Agreements and Tool orders
    Follow and register order/delivery confirmations
    Manage samples procurement including the problem solving within Varroc
    Release purchase orders for samples according to project requirements and purchase requisitions in SAP
    Report status of ongoing activities
    Make Capacity studies according to changed mix rates and volumes. Share piece price and investments impact with Project manager
    Come with resourcing/distributor change ideas
    Negotiate cancellation costs
    Make line audits at suppliers
    Lead DCRM activities with supplier
    Implement DCRM ideas inside Varroc
    Make benchmark activities for existing parts
    Release of request for better Payment terms related to local suppliers
    Negotiate supplier charge back and escalate to commodity segment leader in case of no success
    Manage Last Time Buy process
    Always focus on process improvement and automation
    Other purchasing activities

    Other info

    The initial contract will be on a 6 month contract through a leasing agency.

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