Project Buyer to E-AAM
AAM is a premier, global leader in the design, engineering, validation and manufacturing of driveline, metal forming, powertrain and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. AAM has over 25,000 associates operating at more than 90 facilities in 17 countries to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.
AAM’s Europe Headquarters & Engineering Center is in Bad Homburg, Germany. AAM has more than 16 locations in Europe, which includes production sites in Germany, Poland, Scotland, Spain, France, England and the Czech Republic as well as a business office in Luxembourg and a technical facility in Sweden focused on hybrid and electric driveline systems. AAM is focused on developing technologies to help make the global automotive industry lighter, smarter, safer, more efficient and more powerful.
For our developing site in Sweden, TTC - Trollhättan Technical Center, we are looking for a Project Buyer who push boundaries and drives solutions for the future, you have a business global mindset and are very interested and well experienced with electrical components preferably you have a background in the automotive industry.
As a Project Buyer, your main responsibilities are;
All purchasing for this site, both for prototype and serial production, both direct and indirect.
Investigating supplier base for cost competitive sources of supply for direct material commodities (Metal forming, Bearings, Oil Seals, Electrical and- Machined components, Fasteners, Forgings, Castings, etc.).
Developing purchase agreements to ensure compliance with corporate strategies, policies and procedures to develop a competitive supplier relationship.
Establishing partnership relationship between Purchasing, Engineering and Plant Operations to ensure commercial / operating alignment on local supply activities.
Participating in cross-functional plant forums and work with heads of operations to understand all procurement requirements and plant performance objectives.
Producing weekly / monthly performance & progress reports, set up deadlines and planning both locally and overseas.
Monitoring supplier performance and drive resolution of complex commercial, legal and operational supply issues.
Reducing purchase costs in line with company objectives and achieve year on year cost reductions.
Optimizing and having a key role of the total chain within cost, logistics, product planning and investment, also efficiency and strategy due to business goals and project planning.
Remaining abreast of industry developments and help to determine appropriate application of corporate strategies towards meeting AAM’s quality, delivery and total cost objectives.
Issues RFQ’s for both existing AAM global and potential new business, evaluates suppliers, provides justification and recommends sourcing strategy to overall commodity manager and sourcing committee.
Responsible for processing requisitions and tooling orders, managing and resolving issues and supporting the P2P process for an assigned category and/or region.
Reviewing and processing incoming requisitions/POs, places tool orders, initiates tool order payments, initiates PPAP requests, updates POs with design changes/revisions as needed.
Coordinating with suppliers and business partners to resolve routine issues such as past-due PO's, match exceptions, discrepancies with freight charges and freight billings, price/invoice issue resolution, updating/incrementing PO's, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or Accounting. Minimum 5 years purchasing experience in a global high-volume environment.
A high degree of program management, problem solving, planning, time management and organization skills, you are self-driven and flexible.
Analytical ability, critical reasoning and excellent interpersonal skills will be required in this role as well as a high level of negotiation skills and a forced character personality. Understanding of standard purchasing polices / procedures in a global corporate environment. Ability to handle pressure and deadlines and experience with working for a bigger organization. Strong Microsoft office skills, including high proficiency in EXCEL. Experience with Oracle business systems and SOX is preferred. Fluent English skills are required, Swedish language skills is preferred.
E-AAM offers a range of opportunities, as a part of a global team with a high degree of autonomy for the right person. High possibility of personal and professional development in a fast growing, ambitious international company, whose market impact will significantly increase in the next years to come.
A dynamic and truly international work environment with flat hierarchies set the ideal precondition to advance innovation and to play a key role in Europe in the future.
An attractive financial package that meets your personal needs is waiting for you. Around 100 colleagues are operating in a new, modern facility with long history in the center of Trollhättan.
In this recruitment process E-AAM is collaborating with Experis. Please apply as soon as possible, via the link below. Interviews and selection will be continuously conducted. For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact responsible Recruitment Consultant: Maria Svedberg at 079-076 37 49 alternatively firstname.lastname@example.org
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