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Leading Automotive Company

Leading Automotive Company Project Buyer Automotive 06th October 2016 December 2016 Chennai 8L PA

Job Specification

Department           : Auto/Auto ancilary
Qualification         : BE Full time
Work Experience  : 5-6Years of Experience.
Job Location          : Chennai

Job Profile:

    • As Member of the Project Team, Leads Sourcing Process from Project Kick Off (or CCP stage) till completion of PQA stages
    • Participates to Project Meeting and Activities (Project Kick Off, Sourcing Plan, Technical Steering Committee, Project Management Committee) and Supports project award duringCAAfor his/her own site.
    • Supports Project Manager in Preparation of Sourcing Plan to define mutual PTM commitments and conditions to proceed with Pre-SoCo (RFQ), SoCo (Award) and SOP at required QCD conditions.
    • Identifies Critical Parts as per CLEAN definitions and review contingency plan with related PTM (anticipated design Reviews, S-VRF, possible specification changes…). Request PM arbitration when required.
    • Involves Segment Leader (or Group Segment Director) in appropriate timing to share project constraints and propose sourcing strategy compliant with Group Segment Strategy
    • Selects supplier bid-list based on Compliant Segment Panel and liaise with Project and Segment organisations to identify Bundle opportunities.
    • Assess pre-selected suppliers risk impacts on the project related to Development or Production capacity, Technical or Quality capability, financial sustainability. Proposes with Project team & Commodity organisation mitigation plan and ensures it properly recorded in PuMa Pre-SoCo & SoCo pages.
    • Proposes Lotting and RFP tactics and anticipate use of Auctions with the Project Team
    • Co-ordinates S-VRF definition and plan Supplier Design reviews to:

– ensure Supplier full understanding,
– capture improvement proposals,
– obtain Supplier acceptance of Valeo Requirements,
– enhances competition at equivalent scope

      • Install competition between suppliers bringing at least two suppliers at the same technical level and proceeds with all negotiations to ensure successful RFQ and/or auction process.
      • Performs RFQ Process via PuMa & Auction (Live or Online)
      • Leverages commodity organisation to reach pre-sourcing, sourcing decisions and meet project targets.
      • Ensures timely sign off with the segments of all supplier contracts related the project (from development contracts to mass production)
      • For global platforms assembled in multiple plants of Valeo, coordinates with PG/PL PPD, Platform Lead buyer (when appointed) and  other project buyers to ensure project will meet from SOP: (i) commodity strategy, (ii) localization needs of receiving plant, (iii) global leverage and securization of the supply base for the platform.
      • Manages achievement of all project milestones related to suppliers and follows progress of PQA stages.
      • Defines and controls communication flows and contents between project teams and suppliers. Ensures all necessary documentation (Project & Supplier) is properly stored in PuMa
      • Makes the best possible use of all PuMa features and promote its usage among his project team.
      • Pilot and forecast the project purchasing index and lead the productivity action plan (VP & PTBV) to reach CAA Targets.
      • Ensures proper transfer to Serial Production including Productivity Actions yet to implement (PTBV).
      • For advanced purchasing (P3/P2) :

– proposes and validate with commodity organisation pre-sourcing target suppliers
– manages all contractual aspects to protect Valeo intellectual property and segment panel

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Contact Name :  Vandana

Contact No : 8939882042

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