Material Group Specialist
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.Cerinte
•Support the project team by including suitable vendors into the simultaneous engineering processes, starting with the quotation and concept, allocation of new parts, components and tools;
•Participate in the standardization of components and cost reduction by using alternative production processes for the manufacturing of the delivered parts and materials of high complexity at a high purchasing volume;
•Participate at negotiations with vendors and you will prepare confidentiality agreements, development contracts and nomination letters;
•Accompany the purchasing process during the product development, starting with the quotation and concept to the Start Of Production (SOP) (committing to the serial purchaser and ordering production planner);
•You also need to obtain, evaluate and negotiate offers regarding material and individual costs for the start of production with high complexity.
In order to be successful in this position you should have:
•Technical university degree;
•Minimum 3 years experience in strategic purchasing, preferably in automotive industry;
•Knowledge of contract law, controlling and Microsoft Office. SAP knowledge MM module would represent an advantage;
•Strong knowledge of negotiating techniques;
•Fluency in English language is mandatory; German language skills represent an advantage.
Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.
Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing your desired salary and reference number HRO-C-PU-AS.
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