Indirect Purchasing Strategic Buyer for Professional Services
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Autoliv's primary goal is to Save More Lives. Our products never get a second chance. This is why we can never compromise on quality. We are working to increase vehicle safety by developing seatbelts, airbags and steering wheels and you can be part of our team as Indirect Purchasing Strategic Buyer for Professional Services.
If you think you'll like to manage the following responsibilities at higher standards:
Responsible for divisional Professional Services.
Provide and develop first class competitive supply base in terms of cost, quality, delivery and service for sourcing activities in assigned category.
Colaborate closely with Internal Stakeholders to align on common strategy and establish Category Activity Pipeline
Development and implementation of global category standards and processes in line with Autoliv, IATF, ISO and other applicable internal or external requirements
Responsible for internal and external divisional stakeholder mgmt. (incl. consumption levers)
Development, regular update and implementation of divisional category strategies
Accountable for divisional frame contracts, RfQs & negotiations
Responsible for purchase requisitions in assigned categories.
Responsibility for & reporting savings targets across levers
Supplier mgmt., risk assessment of divisional suppliers
Lead strategic Sourcing Waves on a divisional level rolling out the Global Strategy Cooperate with operational buyers.
Responsible for divisional category business plan development and regular update
Responsibility for delivering the savings/cost avoidance on divisional level according to yearly KPI targets.
Designating aims, monitoring their performance and taking corrective measures
Closely collaborate with Global Category Managers and other Divisional Category Managers/Strategic Buyers for best practice sharing
Representing IPU towards local management
Support implementation of new P2P system across Europe
and if you have/are:
Higher economical/technical education
Has at least 3+ years of experience in international companies with a strong focus on procurement or engineering
Ideally, has already specific strategic procurement expertise
Experience in Professional Services Purchasing could be a plus.
Very good understanding of stock management rules
Extensive experience in leading (procurement) projects
Strong background in procurement including cost optimization, negotiations, contracting.
Mandatory advance English language skills
Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management
Willingness to travel within the division upon demand.
Then we will be more than glad to chat with you about your experience and your career goals.
Our international work environment can offer you challenging and rewarding opportunities. We are committed to develop people’s skills, knowledge and creative potential. Our training and development programs emphasize technical competency, leadership development and business management skill.
We strive to save more lives and prevent serious injuries, and we continuously focus on quality, confidence and security for our customers, stability and growth for our shareholders and employees, as well as being sustainable and earning trust within our communities.
About Autoliv Group
Autoliv is the world's largest automotive safety supplier, with sales to all major car manufacturers in the world. Our more than 67,000 associates in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of Saving More Lives.