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Aquisition Buyer

Location: 

Monrovia, CA, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Purchasing

Webasto Charging Systems, Inc. is seeking an Acqusitions Buyer for our rapidly growing EV division in Monrovia, CA. 

Tasks and Responsibilities
 

  • Assess BOM complexity & requirements for acquisition projects
  • Calculate A parts with Costing
  • Work with Commodity Purchasing and Component Specialists to understand current market opportunities
  • Verify and detail tooling cost with tool experts & Costing
  • Align and confirm BOM calculation with Head of Program Purchasing
  • Provide cost data to customer groups for negotiations
  • Lead & coordinate early supplier involvement activities
    (RFQ´s; Technical Reviews)
  • Analysis of cost deviations between target calculation and supplier quotes
  • Algin preliminary sourcing strategy with Commodity & Program Purchasing
  • Support global BOM cost walks for global programs
  • Align TLC assumptions with Supply Chain Management
  • Work with Project Controller to align PC assumptions

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Critical thinking & logical analysis
  • Entry level knowledge of Costing methodology & standard cost drivers
  • Strong analytical skills and MS Office navigation
  • Strong cost awareness, good communication and assertiveness
  • Good negotiator, willingness to build networks and to travel, constructive conflict resolution
  • Strong commitment, motivation and high enthusiasm
  • Strong English skills in speaking and writing, further language skills encouraged (Spanish, German)
  • Technical degree or Economic degree with technical affinity or comparable experience & qualification
  • Relevant professional experience in the areas of costing, cost estimation, value analyses and / or operations, engineering
  • Analytical, interdisciplinary and customer-oriented thinking and acting

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assess BOM complexity & requirements for acquisition projects
  • Calculate A parts with Costing
  • Work with Commodity Purchasing and Component Specialists to understand current market opportunities
  • Verify and detail tooling cost with tool experts & Costing
  • Align and confirm BOM calculation with Head of Program Purchasing
  • Provide cost data to customer groups for negotiations
  • Lead & coordinate early supplier involvement activities
    (RFQ´s; Technical Reviews)
  • Analysis of cost deviations between target calculation and supplier quotes
  • Algin preliminary sourcing strategy with Commodity & Program Purchasing
  • Support global BOM cost walks for global programs
  • Align TLC assumptions with Supply Chain Management
  • Work with Project Controller to align PC assumptions
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Critical thinking & logical analysis
  • Entry level knowledge of Costing methodology & standard cost drivers
  • Strong analytical skills and MS Office navigation
  • Strong cost awareness, good communication and assertiveness
  • Good negotiator, willingness to build networks and to travel, constructive conflict resolution
  • Strong commitment, motivation and high enthusiasm
  • Strong English skills in speaking and writing, further language skills encouraged (Spanish, German)
  • Technical degree or Economic degree with technical affinity or comparable experience & qualification
  • Relevant professional experience in the areas of costing, cost estimation, value analyses and / or operations, engineering
  • Analytical, interdisciplinary and customer-oriented thinking and acting

 

 

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles