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Plant Buyer

Location: Wrocław Poland
Job ID: R0013467
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2023
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Poland Sp. Z.o.o.
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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  • Support to plant in purchasing activities

    • Supervise the sourcing, price and contract negotiation, together with the requester and the Category Buyers / procurement center (for specific or spot purchase needs of the plant).
    • Manage contracts & negotiation with local suppliers assigned to Plant Purchasing responsibility by Purchasing organisation
    • 1st level escalation in case of logistic or quality issue
    • Contribute to cost reduction ideas and supports local projects implementation.

    Interface between plant and global / regional purchasing

    • Apply and check compliance of plant purchase requests with defined category strategy and consumption policies.
    • Interact with Indirect Purchasing category buyers and plant stakeholders for definition/update of category purchasing strategy, consumption policies.
    • Ensure communication (relay) between plant management and Global / regional Purchasing organisation
    • Facilitate and redirect local plant requests and transactions to dedicated transactional resources (Procurement Center)
    • Ensure escalation to Regional management, Global Supply Chain Director and Category Manager for logistic disruption and capacity issues.

    Reporting and purchasing representation

    • Represent the Purchasing organisation during internal & external audits.
    • Contribute and provide plant indirect materials reporting

    Indirect position

  • Additional Job Description

    Key Professional Competencies

    • Customer orientation : understanding of plant purchasing needs for goods and services
    • Deep knowledge of purchasing process
    • Purchasing & procurement tools
    • Finance acumen
    • Fluent English level

    Key Personal Competencies

    • Analytical & Problem Solving
    • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Learning Agility & Adaptation
    • Implementation & Result Orientation
    • Relationship Building & Networking

    Qualification & Experience

    • Bachelor/Master degree in Engineering
    • At least 5 years of experience in industrial purchasing
  • Job Families for Job Profiles Procurement
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