Junior CP for Mechanical Components - Purchasing - TSR

Employer: Continental
  • Others
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 19.10.2021

    The Junior Category Purchaser is actively supporting the category management in the definition of the supply strategy and negotiation with suppliers to achieve the best market conditions for Continental. During a period of 2-3 years the Junior CP will be developed to be able to fully take over the following responsibilities:

    * Conduct market analysis;
    * Update the yearly strategy with cross functional partners;
    * Ensure Continentals requirements are reflected in the strategy of the category;
    * Ensure in time implementation of correct data in the respective systems;
    * Responsible for data maintenance and target achievement in the respective systems;
    * Ensure fulfillment of requirements with legally binding contracts;
    * Actively influence the sourcing process during development phase;
    * Yearly price negotiations to constantly improve the cost situation of Continental Automotive;
    * Track improvement programs with suppliers;
    * Support re-design to cost on project level and cost reduction programs with suppliers and business Units;
    * Responsible as supplier coach for several suppliers and as interface for the assigned business units;
    * Driving innovations by supporting the introduction of new technologies within Continental.

    Job requirements:

    * University degree (Bachelor, Master) in Economics, Business Administration or Engineering;
    * Young talents directly from university or young professionals with 1-3 years experience in purchasing, engineering, business administration, preferably within the automotive industry;
    * Good knowledge of MS Office package;
    * Fluent Business English;
    * Stress resistance, conflict resolution abilities, assertiveness;
    * Intercultural sensitivity beside good networking and communication skills.

    What we offer:

    * 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 Residents.

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