Indirect Purchasing Buyer

5-7 years
a month ago
Job Description

Valeo ist ein globales Technologieunternehmen, das innovative Lsungen entwickelt, um die Mobilitt neu zu erfinden. Wir sind ein Partner von Automobilherstellern und Akteuren der neuen Mobilitt weltweit. Unsere Vision Eine grnere und sicherere Mobilitt zu erfinden, dank Lsungen, die sich auf intuitives Fahren und die Reduzierung von CO2-Emissionen konzentrieren. Wir sind fhrend in unseren Geschftsbereichen und werden als eines der weltweit grten innovativen Unternehmen anerkannt.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Segment Management :
  • Deploys the segment(s) strategy for Ichikoh Industries Thailand Co., Lltd

(MRO parts, MRO subcontracting , Facility management , Scrap, Building rental, Energy, Investment, Tooling, Transportation and logistics)

  • Deploys the segment(s) strategy for all valeo's sites in Thailand(IT and Telecommunications)
  • Deploys the segment(s) strategy for all valeo's sites in Asean (Building capex)
  • Prepares and drives annual purchasing budget process for the segment(s);
  • Thoroughly analyze spend to detect saving opportunities
  • Develops aggressive QCD (Quality Cost Delivery) improvement plan and obtains GSD validation
  • Monitors and produces analysis on key performance indicators
  • Collaborates with Group and Regional segment(s) team to maximize value to the business and deploy best practices
  • Supplier Management :
  • Builds/maintains/enhances relationships with suppliers assigned by Group Indirect Purchasing Segment Directors (global suppliers) and by Region Indirect Purchasing Manager (region suppliers) in order to achieve QCD performance:
  • Conducts Group / Region negotiation
  • Pilots Top Worst Suppliers meetings
  • Proposes NBOH (New Business On Hold) when necessary
  • Is the escalation point in case of crisis
  • Defines productivity reservoir
  • Manages supplier risk
  • Works closely with key suppliers to generate innovative ideas which enable business growth or improve process efficiency
  • Stakeholder Management :
  • Ensures appropriate stakeholders are identified and managed
  • Understands strategic business requirements
  • Builds/maintains/enhances relationships with stakeholders to ensure their buy-in of the segment(s) strategy
  • Sourcing Process Management:
  • Manages the sourcing process such as supplier panel, RFI (Request for Information), RFP (Request for Proposal), Pre-So Co (Sourcing Committee) and So Co to ensure compliance to the policies, right selection of a supplier, supply, quality, service and cost
  • Proactive Cost Management :
  • Achieves cost control and cost reduction targets, and adds value to area of expenditure through a strong total cost management in line with business goals and segment(s) strategy

Contract Negotiation and Management :

  • Leads the purchasing process including RFI, RFP, negotiations, and contracting to put in place the right suppliers
  • Negotiates at tactical and strategic levels to develop local, regional, global contracts

Market Knowledge and Insights :

  • Uses thorough market knowledge and data analysis to gain critical insights that drive the segment(s) strategies and continuous improvement activities


  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required
  • A minimum of 7 years of general business experience is required with at least 5 years+ experience in sourcing/purchasing
  • Work experience in the automotive related industry and/or indirect purchasing space is preferable
  • Project management skill is required
  • Experience in supplier management, competitive bidding, negotiation, writing contracts is required
  • Experience with multi-site operations is preferred
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point skills are required
  • Conceptual understanding SAP is preferred
  • Good at English communication skills


InDirectorect Purchasing Buyer


Segment VHG



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Job Type:

Permanent contract

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Being part of our team, you will join:

  • one of the largest global innovative companies, with more than 20,000 engineers working in Research & Development
  • a multi-cultural environment that values diversity and international collaboration
  • more than 100,000 colleagues in 31 countries... which make a lot of opportunity for career growth
  • a business highly committed to limiting the environmental impact if its activities and ranked by Corporate Knights as the number one company in the automotive sector in terms of sustainable development

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