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  • Kraków, małopolskie
  • Powstańców Wielkopolskich 13, 30-707 Kraków, Polska pokaż mapę
  • Specjalista
  • Pełny etat
  • 2019-09-02
  • Ważna jeszcze 15 dni (do 2019-10-02)

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    The first automated vehicle to drive coast to coast? That was Aptiv. The first gesture control system for premium cars? That’s us as well. We’re a tech company with automotive roots & one of the most significant market leaders in designing, engineering and enabling solutions for how we’ll move tomorrow. A huge part of this work has been done in Krakow Technical Center by our engineers. Today, our mission is to shape a world with a significantly reduced number of road accidents, fatalities and injuries. Join us!
    Category Buyer
    Location: Kraków

    Join our innovative team

    Want to do more than just imagine the ways our world will move tomorrow? Here’s your opportunity. Join the technology company that’s transforming the future of mobility today, inside the Product Business Unit - Connection Systems, be part of our international SCM team located in Kraków, Poland to raise and accomplish several opportunities and challenges for our 12 plants located all over EMEA.

    The holder of the position is responsible to put in place and execute a purchasing strategy for all current and new parts belonging to his/ her portfolio. He/she should manage parts under his/ her responsibility with help and support from his/ her Category Manager/ Direct Supervisor, within a frame of SCM business plan and use his/ her creativity bringing with new methods material performance to the SCM overall result. He/ she should have 3-5 years of professional experience in purchasing department.

    Your role:

    • Negotiate all commercial terms with suppliers to drive year over year material cost improvement to meet/ exceed functional objectives. Consider quality, Service, technology, price and timing of needed products
    • Create, issue and maintain frame contracts according to SCM policies and procedures
    • Monitor  quality of his/ her suppliers and support the Supplier Development Group with problematic suppliers
    • Develop a supplier rationalization plan for his/ her category and identify strategic suppliers on quality, service, technology and price
    • Monitor market conditions for all cost drivers for his/ her category to adapt the respective purchasing strategy, anticipate repercussions for the business and generate performance or build and implement a mitigation plan
    • Report results and make proposals to Category Managers, Category Teams and to the Sourcing Committee
    • Ensure compliance with global functional processes and procedures as well as local procedures and work instructions

    Key requirements:

    • Master’s Degree from commercial or/and technical university, mechanical/chemical/technical background preferred
    • 3-5 years of purchasing experience
    • Strong negotiation skills and excellent communication skills
    • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
    • Highly motivated / capable of operating with minimal guidance
    • Strategic planning and execution
    • Good knowledge of MS Office
    • English speaking

    Join us to:

    • Help us advance mobility, save lives and improve our planet
    • See effects of your work in showrooms of almost every car seller
    • Learn new technologies thanks to the collaboration with our customers’ technical centers
    • Get a list of benefits such as private health care, trainings, sports activities, etc.
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