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Continental Advanced Purchasing Specialist_Sibiu_R&D_VED_ESS in Sibiu, Romania

Advanced Purchasing SpecialistSibiuR&DVEDESS



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  • Purchasing representative in project team from acquisition phase until SOP for Purchasing activities;

  • Ensures early involvement of purchasing and suppliers

  • Follow-up on supplier and material status during product development phase, e.g. requests for quotation

  • Push design to cost / target cost process to obtain the target costs;

  • Perform Cost Reduction Programs (CRP) for BU’s products after SOP, Push Re-design to cost and CRP programs.

  • Project support for medium to high complex projects in business fields to deliver, on time, all related matters by optimum inputs for quotes, workshops, BOM evaluation and implementation of potential savings in the project;

  • Support technical change process during development and after SOP.

  • Carrying out benefit analysis workshops with key suppliers to concentrate on the key functions of the components/projects.

  • Preparation of sourcing decisions to guarantee sourcing decisions that correspond to the sourcing strategy.

  • Market analysis (national/international) to acquire new suppliers and new technologies in the deployment of suppliers.

  • Carrying out supplier evaluation to concentrate on the best suppliers and improve the current supplier base.

  • Supporting activities planned by the business field to harmonize business field strategies with purchasing strategies and implement them in day-to-day activities. Job Requirements Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • University degree in a relevant field;

  • 2-3 years of experience in various procurement functions;

  • Advanced negotiation skills;

  • Good command of English;

  • Microsoft Office tools; Advanced Excel knowledge

  • SAP experience; Desirable Skills/Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of experience in project functions in automotive industry;

  • Automotive industry knowledge;

  • Rubber/plastics/metal materials knowledge;

  • Supplier evaluation & contract law. Job Type Professional Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application. About Continental The Autonomous Mobility and Safety Business Area integrates safety technologies and controls vehicle dynamics to ensure safe and comfortable driving. The objective is to implement "Vision Zero", the vision of accident-free driving. Autonomous Mobility and Safety's components and system capabilities are prerequisites for autonomous mobility. Job Category Purchasing Country Romania Division Autonomous Mobility and Safety (AMS)