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Continental Category Purchaser Asics & Sensors (m/f/diverse) in Regensburg, Germany

Category Purchaser Asics & Sensors (m/f/diverse)



Job Description

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

Job Requirements

  • 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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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated preliminary sales of around €44.4 billion and currently employs around 244,000 people in 61 countries and markets.

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Automotive Cross Divisional Functions