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Purchasing PTM

Job Title: Purchasing PTM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 96777
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Purchasing PTM
Our client, an automotive company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Purchasing PTM for their site.

What will I be doing
  • As Member of the Project Team, Leads Sourcing Process from CAA preparation till completion of PQA steps and Project closure.
  • Participates to Project Meeting and Activities (Project Kick Off, Sourcing Plan, Technical Steering Committee, Project Management Committee) and Supports project award during CAA for 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 Company 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, 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 company intellectual property and segment panel

What do I need
  • Specific
  • Project Purchasing Index
  • SoCo Metrics (Sourcing Ratio; LTA; Business Link)
  • Project Milestones (PRAC, IS)
  • Unqualified Initial Samples (UIS)
  • Shared
  • Project inflation balance
  • Project platform localisation rate (must be in line or better than OEM project currency pass through)
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering related field or equivalent.
  • APICS Certification desired
  • 3 - 5 Years' experience in purchasing
  • High Level of Negotiation skills
  • Technological knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills essential
  • Knowledge of Purchasing Tools desired - SAP / E-procurement
  • Financial Awareness

For further information on this Purchasing PTM role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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