Advanced Purchaser for High Performance Computer (TM)

Employer: Continental
Domain:
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
    Location:
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 17.05.2022

    Job Description:

    Join us to be the best professional version of yourself! In the constantly changing automotive environment you can be the change if you apply to our Timisoara Purchasing Team to leave a mark! As Advanced Purchasing Engineer for High Performance Computer (HPC) - Single and Cross Domain HPC's projects you would be responsible for:



    * Representing purchasing in the quote and project team from acquisition phase to project SOP and responsible for all material specific topics for HPC projects within our Architecture & Networking Business Area;
    * Commercial evaluation and budgeting of the material - BOM (Bill of Material);
    * Responsible for material target achievement: tracking of actual BOM costs versus award BOM (PCIS), definition of countermeasures together with project team and escalation to management of supplier, Category and Segment Management;
    * Material target achievement: tracking of actual BOM costs versus award BOM (PCIS), definition of countermeasures together with project team and escalation to management of supplier, Category and Segment Management;
    * Supporting cost-optimization-concepts in quote and project team for securing commercial targets during development by using technology and supplier benchmark activities and seeking for innovative and competitive supplier ideas;
    * Securing usage of newest material components in BOM (Component Review Meetings) for best competitiveness and material supply incl. implementing and transferring Continental?s material strategy into project life as interacting contact partner of project team with Category Purchasing;
    * Securing sourcing process including milestone tracking, Audit relevant documentation and participation and escalation in project review meeting within the segment;
    * Supporting actively cost reduction programs for platform products after SOP by introduction of new components/technologies(re-design to cost and cost& value analysis);
    * Defining and controlling the project milestones and steering countermeasures with early escalation towards suppliers.

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    Job Requirements:



    * Academic degree in business administration or engineering;
    * 2 years relevant experience it's a plus;
    * Technical understanding of specific components (especially SW and EE ) and automotive requirements it's a plus;
    * Management skills, tools and techniques which ensures a strategic, profit and resulted oriented handling (Benchmarking, Presentation, etc.);
    * 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;
    * Risk Management knowledge.

    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).

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