Continental Corporation Procurement Buyer** in Delicias, Mexico

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 227,000 employees in 56 countries. As a division in the Continental Corporation, ContiTech is one of the world's leading industrial specialists. Its customers can be found in key industries such as machine and plant engineering, mining, the agricultural industry, and the automotive industry. With around 43,000 employees in 44 countries, the company uses its development and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, polyamide, metal, textile, and electronic components to combine these with individual services. ContiTech always thinks in terms of customer-friendly and environmentally-friendly solutions – going well and truly beyond its roots as a producer of rubber products. With sales of approximately €5.5 billion (2016), this international technology partner is active with core branches in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Auto req ID 75570BR

Job Title Procurement Buyer**

Country Mexico

Posting Location Delicias

Job Description

To ensure that the supply of materials meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity. Able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements.

General and Task

-Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels

Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit

-Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions

-Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries

-Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule

-Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production

-Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement

-Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required

-Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy

-Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels

-Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy

-Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability

-Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organization.

*Collaborate with internal and external customer to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production

-Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands

-Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time

-Develop and implement processes and work with suppliers on continuous improvement initiatives

-Support assessment and sourcing of suppliers in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

-Support supplier meetings and negotiations to ensure demand for materials is met

-Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

Job Requirements

Procurement Buyer:

*Bachelor's Degree on Industrial Engineering or Business Administration or International Business.

*English Proficiency

*Very good interpersonal, analytical and organization skills;

*Very good negotiation skills; project management skills; written and verbal communication skills;

*Able to take independent decisions/judgments regarding analysis of requirements;

*Advance knowledge of MS Excel;

*Experience with EPRs.

*1-3 years experience in Supply Chain

*Experience in SAP or similar MRP planning system.

*Passport and Visa - IT IS JUST A NICE TO HAVE

*Experience in Automotive Industry preferred;

*Experience with ISO/TS 16949 preferred.

Contact Name Lourdes Chavez

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