Production Buyer Senior for Exterior or Stamping

LOCATION: Nitra
CLOSING DATE: 31/12/2018
SALARY: Base salary from 1675 EUR per month, depending on your experience and skills, yearly bonus 0-15% and 13th salary


Job Description

The Opportunity:
- Reporting to the Regional Purchasing Manager this role will see you have responsibility for managing the external supply chain from Jaguar Land Rover suppliers.
- You will support the Global Commodity Leaders and Global Strategic Buyers in the development and execution of commodity strategies and the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP).
- Responsible for all post sourcing and contract management activities for designated commodities and suppliers within your region.
- You will develop and execute key performance indicators across the designated regional suppliers, engaging with stakeholders and specialists within the Purchasing Function as required, ensuring supplier performance to meet JLR QCDMT requirements.
- This role is also a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and acts as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
As a Regional Delivery Buyer your accountabilities will include:
Strategy & Sourcing :
- Act as the voice of the customer for input into the Strategic Commodity Dossiers (SCD), Commodity Business Plans (CBP) and Strategic Supplier Dossiers (SSD), and ensure relevant data is updated, understood
- Responsible for the execution of commodity and supplier strategy, and the effective operational relationships with each of designated suppliers in region, ensuring that they adopt and follow the commodity strategy that delivers improved purchase operational performance
- Support the Strategic Analyst, by ensuring regional analytics on suppliers, market and business requirements is available
- Be responsible for issue and analysis of RFQs in Region, and liaison with suppliers to ensure sourcing in line with policy and to agreed targets through GSP and deploying TCO & TVO approach
- Provide input to GSP SBR meetings to ensure design decisions are made based on an accurate analysis of supply chain, product cost drivers and regional inputs
- Conduct supplier negotiations in Region pre SCPA in support of Global Commodity Leader
- Work with the Capacity Planning Team (CPT) to manage strategic capacity changes and constraints (Post SCPA)
- As required support analysis of Make vs Buy business justification in Region

Cost Management :
- Manage all new Model Programme introduction of designated commodity/system, including contracted supplier obligations, production readiness and resolution of any commercial and/or programme issues/risks, being responsible for robust delivery to target cost
- Ensuring effective cost management of designated commodities and supplier post SCPA which will involve launching commodities on new products at their target cost as well as achieving year on year cost reduction on current spend to deliver NCR to target
- Investigate and ensure resolution of in-contract commercial issues including unverified invoices relating to price queries, annual cost reduction, tooling costs, design changes and all liability claims, to minimise the costs to JLR
Lead timely and accurate completion of purchasing deliverables in line with PCDS process timings for designated commodity/system e.g. order placement and APQP deliverables
- Responsible for robust formation, validation and roll up reporting of CDTS's via Regional Delivery Buyers for designated commodities on all new model programmes post SCPA

Supplier Relationship Management :
- Participate in Supplier Business Reviews with your suppliers to develop supplier relationships in accordance with the supplier segmentation model
- Support Regional stakeholder engagement and internal relationship management, and act as the primary interface with Product Engineering Module Leaders / Senior Managers for designated commodities/systems, to ensure cross-functional alignment on quality, cost, delivery and time requirements post SCPA
- Support the Global Commodity Leaders, to develop the supplier relationships globally for your designated commodities
- Monitor external supply chain performance and communicate to the relevant stakeholders as appropriate

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Prerequisites

-Degree qualified or equivalent experience (5 years)
-Delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment
-Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. Implementing and delivering purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery
-Identify opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities
-A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members --Maintaining compliance with standard policies and procedures

Benefits

- Permanent working contract, working directly for JLR.
- Meal card with €4 voucher per working day. Employee pays 1 Euro, Employer pays 3 Euro.
- Company bus transportation. In case of traveling by own car Transport Allowance 20 Euro per month.
- Jaguar Land Rover Benefits-Benefit up to 300 € yearly non cash equivalent deposited to Employee Flex account.
- Pension - Company Contribution 3% of gross base salary.
- Life Insurance and Accident Insurance.
- Profesional training and career oportunities.
- You will receive more information about the role during your interview
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ID: 3385196   Dátum zverejnenia: 26.9.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Base salary from 1675 EUR per month, depending on your experience and skills, yearly bonus 0-15% and 13th salary