1. JOB TITLE: Project Buyer
2. JOB PURPOSE
The role of a Project Buyer is to anticipate the specific requirements for new projects (supplier technologies, geographical location and target costs), and to ensure the commodity strategy is appropriate to support the acquisition. The role continues to select and pilot suppliers from the approved supplier list in order to achieve Project objectives. The main missions of the role are to:
Contribute to the conception of the quotation to customer: participate in the project team from the quotation conception phase/Customer Enquiry Review (CER) phase, involve expert suppliers in the early project phase. Support sales and engineering with project cost / pricing objectives in close cooperation with the Commodity Buyer and up-to-date process know-how.Ensure supplier selection from the approved supplier list: identify, in accordance with the commodity buyer, and consult suppliers. Negotiate or participate with the commodity buyer in supplier negotiations and the final choice of supplier.Direct performance follow-up during the project phase: manage suppliers, compare costs with objectives, ensure quality during the project phase, respect delivery deadlines and in particular ensure that the project phase reviews, or gate reviews are supported within the framework of the New Product Introduction Process (NPI).Ensure early involvement of the plant buyers in the project before the series phase.Manage specific mandated suppliers when requested and agreed with customers.
To program purchasing Manager for measures and direction. The Project Buyer will monitor and maximise performance by means of daily, weekly and monthly measures.
4. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS / SPECIFICATION
（1）Minimum 3 years experience in a project purchasing function within an automotive environment
（2）English (oral and written) fluent
（3）Relevant Degree Qualification
（5）Excellent Negotiation Skills
（8）Willing To Travel Internationally
（9）PC Skills / ERP Experience
（10）Knowledge of TS16949/VDA 6.3
（11）Knowledge of ISO14001
（12）Knowledge of EHS