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Regional Commodity Buyer

Company name
Components Technology

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Danville, IL

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Job Description:

At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Regional Commodity Buyer

thyssenkrupp Presta Danville LLC,

Danville, {region10528}

Components Technology - 

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp Presta Camshafts is an innovative automotive supplier of assembled camshafts. We are at the forefront of technology in the automobile industry with a patent-registered product that has changed the manufacturing of automotive camshafts forever.

As the market leader of assembled camshafts, we produce more than 25 million camshafts per year. We have over 1,800 employees in 8 locations all over the globe and are growing each year. Our products are technologically advanced due to their lightweight construction offering better fuel economy and reduced emissions. By utilizing highly automated production facilities in conjunction with our patented assembly technology we offer a competitive advantage for our customers all over the world.

Located in Danville, Illinois- thyssenkrupp Presta Danville, LLC offers its employees exciting growth opportunities both nationally and internationally, collaborative teamwork that inspires professional growth and the opportunity to work for a company with cutting edge technologies and a reputation for outstanding employee development.

We are innovative. We are market leaders. We are thyssenkrupp. Become one of us.

Your responsibilities

The Regional Commodity Buyer will be responsible for regional management of defined product groups to procure the components and services necessary for the production of the products of the thyssenkrupp Presta Camshaft for the NAFTA Region, taking into account the respective company and purchasing policies, in addition to the defined processes and procedures.

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Responsible to managing the assigned product groups (preparation of product group strategies, definition, implementation and maintenance of the agreed upon supplier measures)

Responsible to manage contracts and contractual agreements (post-renegotiation and renegotiation)

Manages and continually improves the assigned product groups as well as develops and implements strategies for achieving the set goals in purchasing, especially with regard to cost savings

Identifies, develops and manages strategically relevant suppliers

Establishes strategic partnerships with suppliers

Development and continuous improvement of the product group assigned

Prepares national and international procurement market research to ensure supplier competition

Preparation and conducting of contractual negotiations

Evaluate competitive offerings to determine the overall best offer for a product or best service

Maintains open communication between internal departments, management, and suppliers

Must be able to travel domestically and international as needed

Education and/or Experience:

                                               Bachelor Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or other applicable discipline and 5-7 years' experience as a Purchasing Professional. (Automotive / Manufacturing preferred) Ideal candidates have 5-7 years of experience in a sourcing role, including negotiations and managing supplier relationships. Previous experience in a high volume fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  Language Skills: 

Very good knowledge of one or more foreign languages, spoken and written language must be proficient. Spanish, German and English preferred.

Technology and Equipment:                                               

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Outlook and experience with ERP planning software.   Ability to use SAP and Maximo a plus.

About thyssenkrupp

At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

About thyssenkrupp Presta Danville LLC

Components Technology - 

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp Presta Camshafts is an innovative automotive supplier of assembled camshafts. We are at the forefront of technology in the automobile industry with a patent-registered product that has changed the manufacturing of automotive camshafts forever.

As the market leader of assembled camshafts, we produce more than 25 million camshafts per year. We have over 1,800 employees in 8 locations all over the globe and are growing each year. Our products are technologically advanced due to their lightweight construction offering better fuel economy and reduced emissions. By utilizing highly automated production facilities in conjunction with our patented assembly technology we offer a competitive advantage for our customers all over the world.

Located in Danville, Illinois- thyssenkrupp Presta Danville, LLC offers its employees exciting growth opportunities both nationally and internationally, collaborative teamwork that inspires professional growth and the opportunity to work for a company with cutting edge technologies and a reputation for outstanding employee development.

We are innovative. We are market leaders. We are thyssenkrupp. Become one of us.

Your responsibilities

The Regional Commodity Buyer will be responsible for regional management of defined product groups to procure the components and services necessary for the production of the products of the thyssenkrupp Presta Camshaft for the NAFTA Region, taking into account the respective company and purchasing policies, in addition to the defined processes and procedures.

Your profile

Responsible to managing the assigned product groups (preparation of product group strategies, definition, implementation and maintenance of the agreed upon supplier measures)

Responsible to manage contracts and contractual agreements (post-renegotiation and renegotiation)

Manages and continually improves the assigned product groups as well as develops and implements strategies for achieving the set goals in purchasing, especially with regard to cost savings

Identifies, develops and manages strategically relevant suppliers

Establishes strategic partnerships with suppliers

Development and continuous improvement of the product group assigned

Prepares national and international procurement market research to ensure supplier competition

Preparation and conducting of contractual negotiations

Evaluate competitive offerings to determine the overall best offer for a product or best service

Maintains open communication between internal departments, management, and suppliers

Must be able to travel domestically and international as needed

Education and/or Experience:

                                               Bachelor Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or other applicable discipline and 5-7 years' experience as a Purchasing Professional. (Automotive / Manufacturing preferred) Ideal candidates have 5-7 years of experience in a sourcing role, including negotiations and managing supplier relationships. Previous experience in a high volume fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  Language Skills: 

Very good knowledge of one or more foreign languages, spoken and written language must be proficient. Spanish, German and English preferred.

Technology and Equipment:                                               

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Outlook and experience with ERP planning software.   Ability to use SAP and Maximo a plus.

Our offer to you

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years now and up till today. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

Our offer to you

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years now and up till today. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

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