Category Purchasing Expert - Electronics


Irapuato, MX

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Purchasing
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  29636
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Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for Category Purchasing Expert – Electronics



Job Responsibilities:


•    Develops, Coordinates and implements the local regional purchasing strategy for the electronics
•    Works with multidisciplinary team to continuously optimize cost, quality and performance supplier panel
•    Performs independent market analysis to identify new suppliers with the most competitive costs to meet current and future requirements 
•    Works with multidisciplinary team to prepare and perform costing workshops to establish standard cost models with strategic suppliers 
•    Develops strong supplier relationships while also monitoring and improving the quality and competitiveness of suppliers and develop corrective action plans with Supplier Development (if needed)
•    Performs regular supplier visits and participate in audits



Education and Experience:

•    4-year technical degree or degree in business science with high technical affinity or comparable training with specific qualifications
•    3 plus years of experience (preferably with Tier 1 automotive supplier(s))
•    Tier 1 supplier experience with OEM customer electronics directed buy programs a HUGE plus
•    Profound knowledge of electronics category including processes, cost drivers & regional and global markets 
•    Experience in handling cost calculations and cost modeling with proven track record of successful implementation at key suppliers
•    Must have strong negotiation skills
•    High Proficiency in MS Office and SAP, Power BI



Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.