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  • Job reference: RMS0156258

Supply Project Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Derby
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/07/2015
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The Company:
Our client is the world leader in automotive body components, fuel and energy storage systems and waste management solutions. With 103 plants spread over 28 countries they are looking to attract the best talent to continue expanding geographically and to keep pace with globalisation.

The Role:
Is responsible for all purchasing activities related to the program (excluding CAPEX), for the Q, C, T of suppliers free sourced his project, the lead buyer for sourcing activity, purchasing budget (hours & money) allocated for the project.
Also is responsible for the non event launch related to supplier.

Sourcing process:

In the respect of the purchasing policy, he/she establishes the supplier short list for the project with the lead buyers.
Gathers all key information for complex RFQ and identifies the market constraints, the targets, the time schedule for each activity.
Negotiates according to the quality, cost and deadline project’s targets.
Proposes and compares alternative solutions.
Addresses the sourcing recommendation to the Sourcing Board. He/she writes the contracts and implements them.
Ordering and payment :
Manages purchase request and purchase order related to his project.
Follows payment schedule to suppliers.
Coordination & tracking:
To identifies the project’s risks and opportunities, to plan each activity, to coordinate them internally & externally and to track them up to final realization.
In case of critical topic related to supplier and QCT, he leads associate task force, and escalates to commodity team and management.
Supplier quality & non event launch:
To Supplier engineer on major road block related to OPTISUP.
To implements Tier 2 readiness process with objective of non event launch related to supply

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor of Engineering or relevant qualification
Technical Skills :
Purchasing knowledge
Technical negotiations
Companies & commercial laws
Project management
Finance & cash management
Logistics (consignment, VMI incoterms)
Crisis Management
English fluent
Good ability for communication
Team playing
Customer oriented
Rigor & result oriented

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