HELLA is a global, family-owned company listed on the stock exchange that employs some 38,000 members of staff at over 125 locations in some 35 countries. The HELLA Group develops and manufactures lighting and electronic components and systems for the automotive industry, and also has one of the largest trade organizations for automotive parts, accessories, diagnosis and services within Europe. In the Special Applications segment, HELLA also develops products for specialist vehicles. Complete vehicle modules, air-conditioning systems and vehicle electrical systems are produced in joint venture companies. With almost 7,000 people working in research and development, HELLA is one of the most important innovation drivers on the market. HELLA has achieved sales of around 6.6 billion Euros in fiscal year 2016/2017; in addition, the HELLA Group is one of the top 40 automotive parts suppliers in the world and one of the 100 largest German industrial companies.
-Minimum 3 years experience in Purchasing;
-Good knowledge in English language;
-Strong negotiation skills;
-Very good communication skills also at international level;
-Conflict management skills, empathy;
-Good ability to build network and relations, ability to work in team;
-Support and execution of the Program Purchasing leader defined product area strategy;
-Ensuring that the Program Purchasing Targets in the dimensions of "Cost", "Time" and "Quality" are being achieved or overachieved during serial production phase;
-Re-/ Negotiation and execution of cost improvements and cost down ideas according to settled targets and frame;
-Maintaining and negotiation of project specifics according to supplier agreements, including LOIs, Nomination Letters, capacity agreements and tooling annex;
-Support of stakeholders like project Purchase and quality department in RFQs, negotiation and contract settlements;
-First contact for suppliers in serial production and for the product center.