JOB SUMMARY :
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for purchasing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors. This position will execute reliable and cost-effective supply chain strategies to deliver the materials, equipment, supplies and service to the Bussero site.
This position work closely with the Global FLMC Supply Chain team in charge of creating the commodity strategy, with Manufacturing, Logistics, Quality, Engineering and Finance and reports to the Planning and Purchasing Manager.
She / he will monitor the suppliers in term of price, quality, logistic performances and will be in charge to solve all the issues, including invoice discrepancies.
Purchasing Manager is responsible for building business relation with new vendors - setting up purchasing routines for new material required (mainly for new products and transfers) update pricing (agreed by the CM), minimum orders quantities and all the other settimng in the ERP system.
She / he will lead the buyer team co-lacated in Bussero and one reasource located in Cluj.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :
Oversee and supervise the purchasing department.
Maintains key working relationships with supplier for raw materials, supplies and capital equipment
Assure the respect of the FLMC Purchasing procedures
Develop and execute purchasing strategies co-ordinate by the Global FLMC Supply Chain team
Work with vendors to maintain and / or improve services.
Seek and partner with reliable vendors / suppliers in those area where the FLMC SC team is not directly leading the commodity.
Work closely with the commodity manager to assess, manage and mitigate risks, perform cost and scenario analysis; identify cost saving opportunities.
Secure material for production transfers and NPD
Order samples and provide daily support for material planner for any material shortages requires escalation
Manage Phase in- phase out material activities direct link between engineering & purchasing team Europe.
Setup, update ERP setting related to procurement.
Monitor monthly prices update on Vendor Contracts & IM price updates file.
Collaborate with quality team to manage non-conformity report and credit note request to finance Dpt
Resolve invoicing issues pricing / qty / Rejections / Credits.
Distribute ECN to suppliers.
Support Global SC team for Italian speaking Supplier / DPI implementation for supplier with Italian language
Lead audit for Purchase function
Management of PO for tooling and samples
Manage Engineering Samples PO
Organize & manage Local Sub-Contractors
Attend departmental meetings / Daily Liaise for Bussero Specific Projects
Support Commodity Manager in data preparation for E sourcing events
Implement and maintain DPI on a define portfolio of suppliers in collaboration with SD team
Organize logistic transport for incoming goods.
Material Planning : Analyze the proposals from the ERP system -APS, validate / modify planned lines.
Education in Engineering / Supply Chain or similar,
Minimum 5 years of professional experience in purchasing / manufacturing,
Knowledge in technical drawings, ERP / MRP, negotiation skills,
English fluency is a must
Ability to travel 20% time
High ethical behaviors
Operational and close to the field
Good communication and organization skills.
Ability to work with figures and analyze data.
Ability to perform under pressure
Our inclusive company culture celebrates the unique perspectives, diversity of thoughts, and exceptional innovation that come to life when we actively seek to hire and develop the best, brightest team members from all backgrounds.
These unique points of view help foster fresh thinking and new ideas, ensuring our continued success into the future.