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Commodity Buyer (M/F)

bw_wordkay_placeViana - Portugal

bw_wordkay_timeJul 29, 2020

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


We are currently recruiting for a Commodity Buyer at the Viana Plant to further strengthen our existing team. This position will report to our Purchasing & supplier Development Supervisor:

Key Resposibilities:

- Negotiate long-term agreements for series production components

- Recommend supplier process improvements through interpreting engineering drawings and evaluating customer needs

- Explore available technology and implement best practices related to purchasing activities

- Select suppliers for existing products through effective use of procurement skills in an automotive environment (IATF 16949, QS-9000, AIAG, ISO 14001)

- Prepare Tenders (RFQ’s) for multi-year full production quantities

- Evaluate part designs with engineering, quality and suppliers to obtain optimum efficiencies

- Develop metrics to measure progress against corporate goals

- Responsible for raising change requests for Purchasing Projects

- Responsible for raising tooling and production orders

- Support Global corporate purchasing activities

- Project work as appropriate and other duties as assigned

Qualifications - External

- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering area or related field, preferred with electronica componentes knowledge

- Masters Degree (preferred)

- 3- 5 years purchasing experience

- Experience of working with a Global commodity supply base

- ERP experience required; Knowledge of SAP R3 (valued)

- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project required

- Attention to detail

- Good written, verbal and presentation skills

- Excellent negotiation skills

- Excellent influencing skills, setting direction, and prioritising

- Able to motivate others and drive for results

- Proficiency in English, written and spoken

- Full Profocienct in Portuguese, written and spoken

- Flexibility and willingness to travel at short notice

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