Buyer
Direct - Procurement Department

Qualifications and Experience

Professional Requirements:

  • Relevant business or engineering degree or relevant equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience of working in a purchasing team in automotive and or manufacturing environment
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost break down
  • Experience in working closely with suppliers
  • Be able to add value, reduce costs and inputs to business improvements
  • Comprehensive understanding of the automotive processes and components
  • Advanced Excel ability/skill
  • Analytical, numerically astute and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Must be able to work under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations


Responsibilities:

  • The identification and development of local and import parts and tooling in order to meet project requirements
  • Establish benchmark pricing and perform value analysis to ensure competitiveness
  • Conduct quotes and sourcing activities via various purchasing systems and prepare and present recommendations for managerial decision-making purposes
  • Seek and develop new supply sources, nationally and internationally
  • Negotiate supplier price adjustments
  • Negotiate and maintain commercial contracts with suppliers
  • Perform capacity planning to ensure supplier tooling and facilities can adequately support for production requirements
  • Incorporate engineering changes or quality improvements into existing components
  • Identify local sources of supply for potential components for the local company
  • project management and accountability for ensuring components are approved by Engineering or Quality and introduced into production or exported


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