Purchasing Team Lead
·         Drives Supplier Integration into Projects to optimize QCDI and non -recurring costs
·         Ensures Segment Strategy compliance along Sourcing Process in all Business awards
·         As Member of the Project Team, Leads Sourcing Process from CAA preparation till completion of PQA steps and Project closure.
·         Participates to Project Meeting and Activities (Project Kick Off, Sourcing Plan, Technical Steering Committee, Project Management Committee) and Supports project award during CAA for his/her own site.
·         Supports Project Manager in Preparation of Sourcing Plan to define mutual PTM commitments and conditions to proceed with Pre-SoCo (RFQ), SoCo (Award) and SOP at required QCD conditions.
·         Identifies Critical Parts as per CLEAN definitions and review contingency plan with related PTM (anticipated design Reviews, S-VRF, possible specification changes...). Request PM arbitration when required.
·         Involves Segment Leader (or Group Segment Director) in appropriate timing to share project constraints and propose sourcing strategy compliant with Group Segment Strategy
·         Selects supplier bid-list based on Compliant Segment Panel and liaise with Project and Segment organisations to identify Bundle opportunities.
·         Assess pre-ed suppliers risk impacts on the project related to Development or Production capacity, Technical or Quality capability, financial sustainability. Proposes with Project team & Commodity organisation mitigation plan and ensures it properly recorded in PuMa Pre-SoCo & SoCo pages.
·         Proposes Lotting and RFP tactics and anticipate use of Auctions with the Project Team
·         Co-ordinates S-VRF definition and plan Supplier Design reviews to:
·         Ensure Supplier full understanding,
·         Capture improvement proposals,
·         Obtain Supplier acceptance of company requirements,
·         Enhances competition at equivalent scope
·         Install competition between suppliers bringing at least two suppliers at the same technical level and proceeds with all negotiations to ensure successful RFQ and/or auction process.
·         Performs RFQ Process via PuMa & Auction (Live or Online)
·         Leverages commodity organisation to reach pre-sourcing, sourcing decisions and meet project targets.
·         Ensures timely sign off with the segments of all supplier contracts related the project (from development contracts to mass production)
·         For global platforms assembled in multiple plants of company, coordinates with PG/PL PPD, Platform Lead buyer (when appointed) and  other project buyers to ensure project will meet from SOP: (i) commodity strategy, (ii) localization needs of receiving plant, (iii) global leverage and securization of the supply base for the platform.
·         Manages achievement of all project milestones related to suppliers and follows progress of PQA stages.
·         Defines and controls communication flows and contents between project teams and suppliers. Ensures all necessary documentation (Project & Supplier) is properly stored in PuMa
·         Makes the best possible use of all PuMa features and promote its usage among his project team.
·         Pilot and forecast the project purchasing index and lead the productivity action plan (VP & PTBV) to reach CAA Targets.
·         Ensures proper transfer to Serial Production including Productivity Actions yet to implement (PTBV).
·         For advanced purchasing (P3/P2) :
·         proposes and validate with commodity organisation pre-sourcing target suppliers
·         manages all contractual aspects to protect company intellectual property and segment panel
·         Project Purchasing Index
·         SoCo Metrics (Sourcing Ratio LTA Business Link)
·         Project Milestones (PRAC, IS)
·         Unqualified Initial Samples (UIS)
·         Project inflation balance
·         Project platform localisation rate (must be in line or better than OEM project currency pass through)
·         Bachelor&rsquos Degree in engineering related field or equivalent.
·         APICS Certification desired
·         3 - 5 Years experience in purchasing
·         High Level of Negotiation skills
·         Technological knowledge
·         Advanced Excel skills essential
·         Knowledge of Purchasing Tools desired &ndash SAP / E-procurement
·         Financial Awareness