Senior Buyer (Automotive)

LOCATION: Eastern
JOB TYPE: Full Time and Permanent
CATEGORY: Automotive

Salary: ฿50,000 – ฿70,000 + Allowances

Our client, a global leader in automotive manufacturing, is currently seeking a Senior Buyer to oversee international sourcing and buying processes. This includes negotiating competitive prices, benchmarking and selecting suppliers, sourcing new suppliers and localization, as well as implementing cost-saving activities.

Report to: the Purchasing Manager

Location: Rayong

Responsibilities:

  • Manage overall material/part purchasing activities and relate oversea purchasing activities for new and current model
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers in order to secure the best cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Finding possibilities and driving negotiations in order to implement extra cost savings on top of price agreements
  • Perform sourcing process on time, accuracy of document, negotiation competitive price and compliance
  • Driving supply chain optimization activities in close cooperation with suppliers
  • Initiating and/or negotiating product changes and modifications in production phase and participate in Quality Journals projects
  • Performing purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers
  • Ensuring implementation of contracts and agreements with suppliers
  • Forecasting prices evolution and Participate in regional and global strategic sourcing efforts.
  • Follow up overall cost reduction budget and action plan to meet target timely.
  • Building and maintaining a strong relationship with internal cross functional stakeholders such as factories, other buyers, product development, aftermarket etc.
  • Coordinate with Regional or global team in related with purchasing issue.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Business, Engineering or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Sourcing/Purchasing with Multinational automotive industry is preferred
  • At least 2 years in oversea Procurement, sourcing and develop international supplier for direct parts (Metal part, Machining, Stamping, Casting, Forging or related)
  • Good in English & Thai, both written and spoken
  • Strong team player and the willingness to share best practices and learn from others
  • Ability to travel to oversea countries base on supplier improvement as assigned.

Only Thai residents need to apply.



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