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Production Control & Procurement Manager

Location: Zatec, Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Job ID: R0006232
Date Posted: Jan 7, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Czech, s.r.o.
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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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. We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team and join our organization our Plant in Žatec

Production Control & Procurement Manager (m/f/d)

In this role you are responsible for managing the production control and procurement department as well as keeping all processes in terms of company’s regulations and acts in line with the company strategy and objectives.

Your core responsibilities include:

  • Participates on (A)VEC activities, on product changes (Production instructions).                                  
  • Actively searches for best available conditions for all material and services.
  • Provides company reporting (including HQ reporting).                                                                                   
  • Selects new suppliers for new projects. Cooperates with RHQ on feasibility studies.                          
  • Cooperates on company cross audits and assure compliance standards                                                  
  • Creates and follows PC and PROC budget                                                                                                             
  • Support team on supplier problem resolution in order to achieve flawless material supply             
  • Assure monthly planning run, continuous material supply, assure inventory counts.                         
  • Effectively reacts on customer changes and align best possible production and material plan.       
  • Agrees on packaging standards with customer.                                                                                                  
  • Assure regular reporting, creates CZ budget volume.                                                                                      
  • Assure warehouse management and material handling.                                                                                 
  • Manages and improve Kanban (minimize Material, WIP and Inventory).                                 
  • Actively seeks for Kaizen activities.                                                                                                          
  • Manage sufficient amount of customer packaging with respect to production plan.                           
  • Compliance with OHS, QMS, EMS according the requirements                                                                                                    

Profile and Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business/Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Procurement environment. Ideally within Automotive sector
  • Management Experience as well as excellent communication skills
  • Experience in working within international teams and multiple levels of management
  • Fluent in Czech and English
  • Strong PC skills including advanced proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
  • Highly detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions
  • Solid Knowledge regarding Health and Safety, Fire protection regulations

Why Hitachi Astemo?

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values – 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. 

Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application!

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