Productivity Buyer VIE Date : 25-Aug-2021Country / Region : PTCity : SAO JOAO DA MADEIRA AccessorieContract Type : VIERequisition ID : 18255
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility.
If you are willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow?s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be!
Faurecia?s VIE Program?
The VIE Program of Faurecia is an international young graduate program, which enables young graduates native from the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28 to work for one of our subsidiary around the world!
Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment.
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PLEASE NOTE : your application must be submitted in English to be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide.
PLEASE NOTE : as part of your international development, you cannot perform a VIE in the country of your citizenship.
Your position and environment?
Our Faurecia Seating Business Group ? Covers & Foam Division is looking for you as a VIE Productivity Buyer m / f for our Site in São João da Madeira , Portugal .
Your role and responsibilities?
The Productivity Buyer is piloting with a cross-functional team (sales / purchasing / R&D / Operations) dedicated to foster productivity activities of the Division like, but not limited to : Kaizen, Monozukuri, Lean, etc.
Essential responsibilities and duties are :
Support purchasing budget construction by sizing potential saving for ideas in the pipeline
Establish, feed and monitor detailed portfolio for VAVE, MoB and resourcing activities
Execute and coordinate actions with stakeholders to reach budget targets
Contribute to plant results review with operations, finance, controlling
Accountable for the series purchasing performance of plant(s) under his / her scope
Contribute to efficient handover at Gate 4 lead by Program buyers
Participate ECR meetings in series, lead ECR related actions for purchasing scope
Execute resourcing and Make or Buy in serial life, based on Operation's priorities and Commodity Buyers guidance
Manage transfer / resourcing / relocalization activities with suppliers in series.
The main missions of the role are :
Execute risk mitigation plan defined by commodity, support administrative actions
Review and monitor weekly purchasing productivity plan under his / her scope, lead performance review with plant teams
Identify and implement all productivity actions (int / ext VAVE) in coordination with Commodity Buyers and relevant functions
Define and Coordinate activities with commodity and SQ&D representatives to develop Supplier workshops and value-creation initiatives
Implement best practices in his / her scope
Support troubleshooting activities linked to delivery / supply chain disruption when escalation from PC&L and Quality. Involve commodity when necessary (threshold to be defined)
Support execution of admin actions to be done at plant level (temporary outsourcing / resourcing)
The ideal candidate will have / be :
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Business with a specialization in Purchasing
First experience in Purchasing
Experience including an international assignment would be an advantage Knowledge of productivity / lean management methodology, production, quality and logistics
Good written and oral presentation skills
Ability to work in a matrix organization
Strong analytical capabilities