Advanced Purchasing Buyer (m/f)

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Country: Portugal (PT) 
City: Ovar
Worksite / Location: Ovar Plant 

 

Job Function: Purchasing 

 

Yazaki Corporation, a family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems. Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems. More than 284,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 478 locations in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Advanced Purchasing Buyer (m/f). 

Function Target:

 

  • Overall GPMS Task compliance & deliverables responsibility for Supply Management tasks during the entire project stages; focusing on pre-SOP projects. Regular monitoring and follow up of Supply Management deliverables and it's status during the entire project stages;
  • Frequent reporting of Supply Management related tasks by conducting regular project review and functional review meetings. Periodically reporting of project material cost status and achieved cost improvement performance by using the established Supply Management templates and tools. Systematically contribute to the overall achievement of all assigned BU Purchasing KPI's such as Cost Improvement Status;
  • Manage and support all assigned OEM RFQ's including all necessary supplier RFQ's as well as GPDB data maintenance activities. Primary Supply Management Interface towards BU Sales and Engineering including regular BU/CSC on site visits. WWS (World Wide Strategy) Support and partially global purchasing coordination in case of YEL responsibility;
  • Ensure the compliance with internal and external guidelines and laws in the field of responsibility;
  • Ongoing component material cost reduction responsibility for mass-production projects and their profitability enhancement activities together with cross-functional teams in BU.

 

 

Minimum & Preferential Requirements:

 

  • Degree in Business Administration,  Accounting, Management or similar;
  • Previous experience in the automotive project (preferred);
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in purchasing management activities (preferred);
  • Experience in project and purchasing leadership in cross-functional assignments (preferred);
  • Strong affinity for purchasing matters and data preferably;
  • English, spoken and written, for business proficiency;
  • Very good computer skills (e.g. Excel);
  • Ability to communicate effectively on any level and towards suppliers;
  • Strong team player.

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