Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.”
Our Faurecia Clean Mobility Business Group
- Europe Division is looking for a VIE Series Buyer m/f for its plant in Bragança (Portugal).
Please note that applications submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide. Only applications submitted in English will be considered.
The Series Buyer is responsible for improving the supplier performance in production (quality, cost, delivery) for several plants, in line with purchasing strategy. The main missions of the role are:
Contribute to the identification and implementation of productivity actions (product/process) for cost reduction, in close coordination with Commodity teams
Monitor productivity performance for supplier perimeter through cross-functional teamwork in the plants under his/her responsibility (i.e. productivity committees). Present to the plants management board the productivity plan.
Challenge Commodity Buyers to achieve the Purchasing Budget for his/her plants.
For most critical topics, support the Supply Chain team to improve supplier deviation in Misdeliveries per Million (MPM)
For most critical topics, support the Quality team to improve supplier deviation in Parts per Million (PPM)
Be involved in the kick off in program phase to prepare the start of Production. Lead transfers meetings with Program Buyers at the take-over.
The length of the VIE is 12 months (renewable once for 12 more months).
The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.civiweb.com/EN/index.aspx
The ideal candidate will have/be:
Master's degree in Engineering or Business
Nice to have: specialization in International purchasing or supply chain
First experience or significant apprenticeship experience in purchasing preferably in an industrial environment
Awareness of productivity/lean management methodology
Understanding of Production, quality and logistics
Fluent in English
Ability to work in matrix organization
Good communication and interpersonal skills