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Senior Buyer-Thermal Management

What you will do?

  • You will work act as business owner for responsible commodity & supplier to be responsible for commodity & supplier strategy, development and management according to global category team alignment as regional procurement input.
  • Work in global category team, lead or support regional/global activity and task from global backlog, secure transparent communication and global alignment.
  • Co-create commodity strategy in terms of sustainability, quality, cost, capacity, robust concept, flexibility & footprint, strong link with company purpose.
  • Make sure supplier understand sustainability roadmap, drive CO2 reduction, clean energy and recycle material as priority.
  • New sourcing include RFQ, supplier evaluation, cost analysis, negotiation and contract with global alignment to secure on time delivery.
  • Responsible for and lead cost reduction activity & objective, actively drive cross functional team to achieve common goal.
  • Optimize supplier footprint in Asia Pacific to secure the best support to car assembly plant with better logistic chain and low emission.
  • Support SQM and R&D for escalated issues.
  • Manage Supplier capacity in life cycle.
  • Manage supplier product and tool order.
  • Support running production, work with cross functional team drive precise delivery and continuous improvement, jointly develop VQE strategy.
  • Support change management.
  • Regular evaluate supplier performance, enhance key supplier partnership.
  • Lead regional supplier development to contribute for global procurement objectives.
  • Other assignments by team manager and global category team.


Why do you fit the profile?

  • Bachelor degree or above with engineering/supplier chain/commercial management background.
  • 3-5 years automotive experience. Thermal management system is preferred.
  • Fluent English in written and oral, with excellent communication skill
  • Automotive OEM and/or tier-1 procurement/purchasing experience is required
  • Need strong global mindset, proactive way of working
  • Can manage complicated business case under the pressure and time limit
  • Demonstrated leadership, can lead cross functional team to achieve challenge target
  • Highly engagement, self-driven, result-oriented
  • Willing to support and share with others as team player, challenge with respect
  • Profession and deep knowledge in procurement & commodity
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking and insight in your specific area
  • Creative thinking, willing to learn and always curious
  • Continuous improvement and always drive to better performance
  • Logical analysis capability for complex case
  • Flexible in business travel and working hours (interact with EU/US team)

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  61575

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