Purchasing Manager, Project & Operations
- Manage site project & Operation buyer team
- Achieve the purchasing objectives in accordance with the site needs
- Member of site/brand management team.
- Manage all project and operational supplier relations, after supplier selection decision.
- Ensure suppliers readiness for production, including all needed system updates, capacity development, tooling, etc.
- Provide Business needs and requirements to Sourcing Directors, from region and/or general perspective.
- Manage front loading to sourcing team related to site/ country project and operation targets, demands as well as input on supplier performance.
- Follow – up contracts and agreements with suppliers and ensure implementation of agreed terms and conditions.
- Manage the purchasing related activities with site / country (SIPD activities after production supplier selection, BRMS, LPS, Supplier improvement programs, CR Workshops, etc)
- Secure purchasing input and support for bus tenders.
- Secure commercial offers for CA requests as well availability of CA parts (including Aftermarket).
- Lead the work to negotiate and sign supplier agreements related to CA segments.
- Manage the suppliers relationships related to project and operational activities.
- Appoint P&O segment buyers within the department.
- Support synergy activities between sites in the region.
- Manage the development of staff under supervision.
- Work in accordance with Volvo processes, Values and Policies.
- University degree in Economics, Business Administration and / or Engineering
- Strong negotiator with 5-10 years of purchasing experience within the automotive industry.
- Analytical, logical and structured with strong interest in this area.
- Ability to take initiatives, drive change and implement improvements.
- Business understanding and customer focus.
- Strong Leadership, communication and relation building skills.
- Ability to operate under frequent pressure of time
- International experience and work with other cultures is an advantage.
- Experience in management of international team will be a strong asset
- Fluent in both written and spoken English.
Material Cost Level
Lead-time & MOQ
Program milestones and introduction of changes
No missing materials.
Tultitlán, Edo. Méx.
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