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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

Buyer - Direct

United States - MI - Plymouth

Job Description

Global. Collaborative. Innovative.
Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we
will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

 

You will be part of a global, diverse team.
A team that is truly dedicated to anticipating and re-imagining how society
will live and work inside the vehicles of tomorrow. You will build strong,
personal relationships as you work together to push the boundaries of
innovation. The environment will be fast-paced, exciting, challenging. But you
will be inspired to adapt and evolve.

 

Opportunity is yours. Are you ready for the
challenge?

 

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors – your
career in motion

Customer Business Unit Buyer – Purchasing

  • Control Customer Business Unit (SDT) sourcing on time at or
    below cost targets
  • Ensure flawless SDT launches per PLUS and customer timing /
    deliverables
  • Maintain direct production materials / components to ensure
    adequate supply for Yanfeng Automotive Interiors operations
  • Strive to achieve cost savings goals and financial
    commitments per program/corporate targets
  • Understand and support execution of supplier Commodity
    Strategies (MBBP)
  • Support Commodity Managers in developing and implementing
    sub commodity strategies (SMPE)
  • Initiate and lead cross functional Make vs. Buy decisions
  • Supplier Management activities: RFQ (Request For Quote),
    change management, contract negotiations, payment queries, dispute resolution,
    etc.
  • Support annual Business Review process with strategic
    suppliers to ensure supplier specific roadmaps are met
  • Support Commodity Teams in driving improvements in the
    following areas in order to meet or exceed planned goals: forecasted savings,
    continuous improvement, economics mitigation, supplier quality performance,
    supplier rationalization, sub commodity strategies, LCC sourcing content,
    payment terms, supplier T&Cs, and other strategic objectives
  • Support Material Best Business Practices (MBBP) to implement
    strategies and cost savings
  • Develop sub commodity strategies through SMPE initiatives
  • Support on site Supplier Readiness Reviews (SRR) and Launch
    Readiness Reviews (LRR) 
  • Support compliance with BOS, PLUS, POS and SOX procedures

Your Qualifications

  • 4 year degree in Purchasing, Supply
    Chain Management or Business Administration with a Master Degree desired
  • Min. 1-3 years within automotive or
    related industry
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM),
    operational and/or strategic role experience
  • Strong costing knowledge
  • Strong negotiation and presentation
    skills
  • Ability and interest to work and take a
    lead role in cross functional teams
  • Ability to travel both regionally and
    globally as necessary to support the specific project (varies by project)
  • CPM / CPSM Certification preferred
  • In depth understanding of
    purchasing tools and practices
  • PC knowledge (MS-Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint)
  • Controlling and cost analysis
    knowledge
  • Leadership skills
  • Relevant SAP knowledge

Yanfeng Automotive
Interiors is the world’s leading supplier of instrument panels and cockpit
systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles. Headquartered in
Shanghai, the company has more than 105 manufacturing and technical centers in
17 countries and employs over 29,600 people globally. Established in 2015,
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim
Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu
Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor
Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Johnson
Controls a global multi-industrial company. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com

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Published: 11/20/2016
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location: United States - MI - Plymouth
REQ. NO.: 16000563
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

Our culture – shared values of our global team

Customer

Customer

Striving

Striving

People

People

Innovation

Innovation

Respect

Respect

Integrity

Integrity

Teamwork

Teamwork

Sustainability

Sustainability