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Supplier Project Coordinator (m/f/d)

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Location: Rüsselheim, Hessen, Germany
Job ID: R0006297
Date Posted: Mar 25, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Europe GmbH
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 in Rüsselsheim (Frankfurt Office).

Supplier Project Coordinator (m/f/d)

In this position you are part of the Business Unit Purchasing and act as the project leader within the customer project core team ensuring that the delivery of components is on time, on quality and on cost. In serial life you are responsible for coordinating cost assessment, procurement planning and overall strategy between business units, product units and procurement.

You will report directly to the BU Purchasing Team Lead Europe.

Your core responsibilities include:

  • Perform supplier program risk assessment for the entire BOM, assess and identify APQP resources.
  • Manage supplier concessions before PPAP validation, related recovery plans and short-, long-term project changes (VEC…).
  • Be in charge for BOM costs and supplier tooling costs (for CAT/CE templates) and explain material costs evolutions for CAT/CE Updates.
  • Prepare and launch process for Supplier Tooling approval.
  • Coordinate the delivery of parts (off tools-off tools/off process-PPAP parts) until PPAP validation (support prototype phase).
  • Ensure the completeness of the internal and supplier documentation according APQP standard.
  • Communicate or visit customer at the suppliers and represent the project at supplier.
  • Monitor product/project profitability, governance of purchasing cost reduction implementation activities.

Profile and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a technical area or business science
  • 3-5 years of experience in a purchasing function as a project purchaser/advanced purchaser or project management (automotive experience preferred)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction is required as well as strong verbal and written communication skills in German and English
  • Well organized, inquisitive, and independent attitude to work
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel while paying adequate attention to detail
  • Safe handling Microsoft Office
  • Willingness and interest for international travels & teamwork

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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