Project Buyer

Angajator: VALEO
  • Achizitii - Logistica - Aprovizionare
  • Tip job: full-time
    Nivel job: peste 5 ani experienta
  • Timisoara
  • Actualizat la: 28.03.2023
    Job remote: On-site
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    Valeo Timisoara is part of the Visibility Systems and began lighting production in September 2005, growing annually, with about 1500 employees today. Production is divided into three units: Original Equipment (OEM), Aftermarket - Service Market (AFM) and Special Products (SP).

    In our manufacturing plant, we produce front and rear lighting systems that work with the latest technology and use complex injection, coating, varnishing, metallization and assembly processes.

    Valeo is a Tech company, building the future of mobility with more than 180 plants, 60 research and development centers, and 100,000 employees in 33 countries worldwide
    Join us and be part of tomorrow’s carbon-free mobility.


    Minimum 3 years experience in a similar position (automotive field is in advantage);

    Bachelor’s of Science, Economical Degree,

    Advanced knowledge of Google Workspace,

    Medium knowledge of SAP tool - preferred;

    Advanced level of English (spoken & written);

    Communication, negotiation and problem solving skills;

    Able to handle stressful situations and dynamic environment.


    Support project award during CAA with competitive costs and savings plan to finance project acquisition, seeks and obtain purchasing CAA validation
    Build up project supplier target panel from pre-SOCO with commodity organisation (RSL/BGSL) to bundle awards
    Voice of segment strategy in the project, and voice of the project to the segments
    Install competition between suppliers after pre-SOCO, bringing at least two suppliers at the same technical level before the SOCO for all components, proceeds with all negotiations before sourcing to push the cost down
    Leverage commodity organisation to reach pre-sourcing, sourcing decisions and meet project targets and offset with supply base quick savings imposed by customers
    Ensures timely sign off with the segments of all supplier contracts related the project (from development contracts to mass production)
    Achieves project purchasing index
    For global platforms assembled in multiple plants of Valeo, coordinates with PG/PLPPD and other project buyers to ensure project will meet from SOP with (i) commodity strategy requirement in every region, (ii) localisation in line with needs of receiving plant, (iii) global leverage and securisation of the supply base for the platform
    If required, supports R&D with prototypes and pre-serial sourcing commercial negotiations (physical management of parts supply not under purchasing scope)
    Liaise with purchasing Non Production organisation to achieve project investments and tooling targets
    Manages achievement of all project milestones related to suppliers
    Defines and controls communication flows and contents between project teams and suppliers
    Warrants utilisation of Group project purchasing and suppliers quality tools and information systems
    Ensure capacities for all components are covered for his project, in liaison with the commodity organisation
    For advanced purchasing (P3/P2) :
    propose and validate with commodity organisation pre-sourcing target suppliers
    manages all contractual aspects to protect Valeo intellectual property and segment panel

    KPIs :
    Project Purchasing Index
    Project milestones on time (ARGP, IS , etc.)
    Suppliers non recurring costs compliance to CAA target (shared with NPP organisation)
    Project inflation balance
    Project related serial savings (apportioned to OEM yearly requirements)
    Project platform localisation rate (must be in line or better than OEM project currency pass through)