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Cape Town: Purchasing-Special Projects Manager (Automotive Exp) posted by Top Vitae






Date 2024-07-14
Job Title Purchasing-Special Projects Manager (Automotive Exp)
Employer Top Vitae
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Salary 0
Category Automotive
Location Western Cape
/ Cape Town

Job Summary

The Purchasing Special Projects Manager is responsible for managing and deploying all Purchasing department special projects (SPA). The role of the Purchasing Special Projects Manager is to manage relationship / negotiation with suppliers, pilot the utilization of supplier panel in programs and series production during execution, and ensure all programs are delivered in line with timing and KPIs.

Essential responsibilities and duties

  • Structure the building of the panel: participate in the definition and the implementation of the purchasing panel policy for assigned commodities, manage supplier selection according to Group criteria
  • Manage relationship/negotiation with his/her suppliers supported by the Division
  • Ensure that the strategic panel is implemented in the Development phase (Supplier Nomination Committees)
  • Manage and drive productivity action plans
  • Fix the rules of productivity sharing between the suppliers and the Company
  • Manage and drive supplier quality and delivery performance
  • Manage insolvencies of suppliers and steer corrective action plan
  • Develop and implement tools to improve global productivity
  • Ensure the reporting of his or her activities following defined policies

Qualifications and position requirements

  • Bachelor`s degree in Engineering or Business, ideally with Professional Purchasing Qualification
  • Minimum 5-year experience in Purchasing in an industrial environment (serial life or program)
  • Experience of successfully managing and negotiating contracts
  • Automotive experience would be an advantage
  • Strong Knowledge of supply portfolio and market research and analysis
  • Understanding of sourcing strategies and application (make or buy analysis,)
  • Deep understanding of business practices, market dynamics and trends
  • Knowledge of contractual and legal aspects
  • International mindset
  • Results oriented
  • Capacity to influence
  • Knowledge of assigned commodity (products, technologies, cost models), financial skills
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Purchasing-Special Projects Manager (Automotive Exp) position available in Western Cape, Cape Town. This job position was posted by Top Vitae. The job has been posted as a premium ad on 2024-07-14 at 13:00:59 in the Automotive category

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