Job ID: R0034613
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2023
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Company Name: HITACHI ASTEMO EUROPE GMBH
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Ready to contribute to the future of automotive industry?
We are part of Hitachi Astemo focusing on world-leading advanced mobility solutions within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort. Together, we contribute to a sustainable society and improved quality of life by providing mobility solutions that satisfy our customers and form the future core of automotive and motorcycle systems. Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Let's make th eworld a brighter place, become a part of the team and join our Rüsselsheim office (near Frankfurt) as:
Direct Category Buyer (m/f/d)
Manages or performs strategic sourcing work to manage risk and optimize the value/resilience of materials/services sourcing including: Establishing supplier relationship management processes and continuous improvement goals/programs. Negotiating contracts and coordinating supplier integration plans with internal clients. Monitoring market dynamics that impact materials/services availability and/or pricing. Partnering with internal clients to identify sourcing needs, develop buyer/market profiles, identify marketplace trends, and define acceptable service levels A Senior Professional (P3) applies advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Responsibilities may include: Managing projects / processes, working independently with limited supervision. Coaching and reviewing the work of lower level professionals. Problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex.
Key Accountabilities and Activities
Direct Category Buyer for aluminium castings or rubber and shock absorber oil or electromechanical components
Possible role : Assistant Global Category Manager
Support Global Category Manager for Worldwide/Overseas business, with priority on North America : communicate with buyers in overseas regions, acting as deputy for Global Category Manager. Participate in Global negotiations with overseas suppliers. Support escalation topics at middle management level when Global Category Manager indicates to do.
These tasks may involve overseas business trips (Japan, USA...)
Location: Rüsselsheim, Germany
Why Hitachi Astemo?
At Hitachi Astemo, we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission . Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do.
Sounds Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application! www.hitachiastemo.com/en/careers