Project Buyer M/W

Valeo (Ara, BR, India) 14 days ago
Ready to tackle the challenges of the vehicle of the future? Join Valeo and revolutionize the comfort and well-being of all passengers!
Valeo is a key automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. Valeo designs innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and to the development of intuitive driving thanks to its most powerful asset: 111 600 employees working in 33 countries all over the world. In 2017, the Company generated sales of 18.6 billion euros and invested over 12% of its original equipment sales in Research and Development. Valeo is listed on the Paris stock exchange and is a member of the CAC 40 index.
Our Issoire (63) site is currently looking for a Project Buyer P2 to support our teams, manage supplier’s relationship.
Your Challenges:
  • Drives Supplier Integration into Projects to optimize QCDI and non recurring costs
  • Ensures Segment Strategy compliance along Sourcing Process in all Business Awards
  • As Member of the Project Team, Leads Sourcing Process from CAA preparation till completion of PQA steps and Project closure.
  • Participates to Project Meeting and Activities (Project Kick Off, Sourcing Plan, Technical Steering Committee, Project Management Committee) and Supports project award during CAA for his/her own site.
  • Supports Project Manager in Preparation of Sourcing Plan to define mutual PTM commitments and conditions to proceed with Pre-SoCo (RFQ), SoCo (Award) and SOP at required QCD conditions.
  • Dentifies Critical Parts as per CLEAN definitions and review contingency plan with related PTM (anticipated design Reviews, S-VRF, possible specification changes...). Request PM arbitration when required.
  • Involves Segment Leader (or Group Segment Director) in appropriate timing to share project constraints and propose sourcing strategy compliant with Group Segment Strategy
  • Selects supplier bid-list based on Compliant Segment Panel and liaise with Project and Segment organisations to identify Bundle opportunities.
  • Assess pre-selected suppliers risk impacts on the project related to Development or Production capacity, Technical or Quality capability, financial sustainability. Proposes with Project team & Commodity organisation mitigation plan and ensures it properly recorded in PuMa Pre-SoCo & SoCo pages.
  • Install competition between suppliers bringing at least two suppliers at the same technical level and proceeds with all negotiations to ensure successful RFQ and/or auction process.
  • Performs RFQ Process via PuMa & Auction (Live or Online)
  • Leverages commodity organisation to reach pre-sourcing, sourcing decisions and meet project targets.
  • Ensures timely sign off with the segments of all supplier contracts related the project (from development contracts to mass production)
  • For global platforms assembled in multiple plants of Valeo, coordinates with PG/PL PPD,
  • Defines and controls communication flows and contents between project teams and suppliers. Ensures all necessary documentation (Project & Supplier) is properly stored in PuMa
  • Pilot and forecast the project purchasing index and lead the productivity action plan (VP & PTBV) to reach CAA Targets.
  • For advanced purchasing (P3/P2) :
  • Proposes and validate with commodity organisation pre-sourcing target suppliers
  • Manages all contractual aspects to protect Valeo intellectual property and segment panel
  • SoCo Metrics (Sourcing Ratio; LTA; Business Link)
  • Unqualified Initial Samples (UIS)
  • Project platform localisation rate (must be in line or better than OEM project currency pass through)

Let's talk about you:
  • Master's’ degree in engineering or business (specialized in purchasing), with interest in technical products purchasing aspects.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Purchasing in automotive industry and/or electronics.
  • Languages: English
  • Organization/time management skills, persuasive, builds constructive and effective relationships, negotiation skills and team player.

Primary Location: FR-ARA-Issoire

Other Locations:

Job: Purchasing

Organization: W09L Wipers Headquarters

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Regular


Job Posting: 10/11/2020, 8:31:29 AM

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