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Buyer - Indirect Services

Slovakia - Bratislava

Job Description

  • Commodity strategy development and supply base
    optimization according to strategy
  • Implement strategies and actions to achieve year-over
    year cost savings and rebates
  • Negotiate and sign contracts with strategic
    suppliers.
  • Lead and manage project teams on various
    engagements: strategy, negotiation support, business planning, process
    improvement, etc
  • Support
    appropriate purchase-to-pay (PTP) process
  • Leverage
    volumes and common supplier sourcing
  • Improve
    working capital by negotiating optimum payment terms
  • Responsible
    for preparing & managing European RFQ and RFP
  • Analyzing
    and negotiating supplier quotes, making sourcing recommendations
  • Issuing
    Frame Agreements and Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Resolving
    supplier performance and commercial issues
  • Develop
    in-depth understanding of supplier cost drivers, and total cost of procurement
  • Secure, accurate and
    timely reporting of monthly KPI
  • Ability to build trust
    and lasting relationships with key stakeholders 
  • Effective communicator
    with strong persuasion skills
  • Measuring and
    evaluating supplier performance according to agreed KPI & SLA

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (masters preferred)
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training
    may be considered
  • Minimum 3-5 years of Purchasing experience (Indirect
    Services), Sales or Account Management 
  • Proven track record of supplier negotiations
  • Proficient with general office computer applications
    such as MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint. 
  • Languages: fluent in English is a must
  • Some travelling throughout Europe (plants, supplier
    visits)
  • Strong team player & independent negotiator
  • Result orientated working – ability to set goals with
    company objectives
  • Analytical skills to solve daily issues and make smart
    decisions
  • Strong data analysis skills to evaluate supplier offers
    and present results
  • Worked in an international environment with exposure to
    different cultures
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Published: 11/08/2019
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location: Slovakia - Bratislava
REQ. NO.: 19003167
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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

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