Senior Buyer / Purchasing (Automotive Part)

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

Salary ฿50,000 – ฿70,000 based on performance and experience plus allowances

Our Client is one of the world leaders in automotive manufacturing, is now looking for a Senior Buyer to perform full cycle of Sourcing/Buying process, negotiate competitive price, supplier benchmark and selection, sourcing new supplier / Localization and cost down activities.

Report to: Purchasing Manager

Location: Rayong

Responsibilities:

  •  Manage overall material/part purchasing for new model and current model
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers to secure the best cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Finding possibilities and negotiations 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 in close cooperation with suppliers
  • Initiating and 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 automotive industry is preferred
  • At least 2 years in Procurement, sourcing or develop supplier for direct parts (Metal part, Machining, Stamping, Casting, Forging or related)
  • Positive attitude and target oriented
  • Willingness to travel occasionally approach
  • Strong team player and the willingness to share best practices and learn from others
  • Good in communication and presentation in English, able to travel aboard for Suppliers visit or regional workshop meeting

Only Thai residents need to apply.



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