Continental Category Purchaser Asics & Sensors (m/f/diverse) in Regensburg, Germany
Category Purchaser Asics & Sensors (m/f/diverse)
Position can be staffed either in Regensburg or in Frankfurt.
Definition of the supplier strategy and market analysis reflecting Business Units requirements
Leading annual price and contract negotiations with key suppliers
Implementing innovative negotiation concepts during sourcing to create the basis for procurement success
Supplier management in conjunction with cross- functional partners, such as R&D, Quality Assurance, and Logistics to select and develop the best suppliers and to establish an optimum supply chain
Value-Chain Modelling to generate maximum commercial benefit by connecting to key players of semiconductor industry while securing Continentals intellectual properties
Support improvement programs with Suppliers and Business Units (e.g. Design to Cost, Cost down measures, VA, Introduction of new technologies, etc.)
Planning, steering and monitoring of material field-specific targets, their implementation and results
Compiling and presenting information related to sourcing process to management committees within Purchasing as well as to Business Unites
Strong team contributor, comfortable in leading, collaborating, with cross functional and multicultural teams in a highly active, fast paced environment across multiple time zones
Academic degree in Engineering, business administration or comparable qualification
Several years of professional experience in Purchasing, Controlling, R&D or comparable
Excellent German and English skills (written and spoken)
Exceptional mathematical problem solving, project management, with strong attention to detail and agile results oriented negotiation skills
Strong team contributor, comfortable in collaborating with cross functional and multicultural teams in a highly active, fast paced environment across multiple time zones.
Excellent presentation and written communication skills to various levels of the internal and supplier organizations
Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.
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