We are looking for a Buyer for our office in Corbetta (MI). She / he will join the Purchasing Function of After Market Business Line supporting the Purchasing Managers and interacting internally with Product Management and Supply Chain Departments and externally with the Suppliers.
The main purposes of the Buyer will be the following :
To define a new product range or to modify an existing product range supporting the Purchasing Managers.
To support the Purchasing Managers during the eventual evaluation of new suppliers.
To support the Purchasing Managers during the negotiation of the price list.
The main activities of the Buyer will be the following :
Emit the new price list negotiated, to be approved by the Purchasing Managers according to the Delegation of Authority.
Maintain the price lists or closed Purchasing Orders to the Suppliers after the supplier qualification and the end of the negotiation of the products.
Support the Purchasing Managers to identify the suppliers to be inquired for the new product range.
Support the Purchasing Managers for the negotiation and price list (Supply Agreement included) setting with those suppliers.
Maintain and modify the price list in cooperation with the Purchasing Managers and Product Management Function.
Be the interface of the suppliers, Finance and Supply Chain Functions of After Market Business Line for any payment issue or invoice not in line with price list or with negotiated terms and conditions.
The ideal candidate has got the following requirements :
High School Diploma or Degree in Economics or Engineering.
Good knowledge of English; knowledge of French or Spanish or German will be a plus.
At least 2 years of previous experience in the same or similar role into Automotive or better Automotive After Market industry.
Knowledge of Purchasing processes in medium / large companies.
Knowledge of SAP for order emission.
Knowledge of Automotive After Market product categories, cost drivers and market dynamics.
Basic knowledge of legal requirements for national or international contracts and incoterms.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office package, in particular Excel.
We are looking for a person who is able to meet deadlines, who is well organized, who has got strong analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills and who is able to work within a cross-
functional and multinational matrix organization.