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Project Buyer Automotive

Via NOVA Engineering

Published on 14 days ago

For our client with activities in automotive we are looking for a project buyer.
The main mission of the role is to manage suppliers to ensure they comply with supplier targeted requirements.

Project Buyer Automotive

Job description

  • Purchasing project management and best practices to manage program development.
  • Involve suppliers in program development according to PMS requirements.
  • Train suppliers in PCP commercial methodologies making sure that the defined standards are properly applied.
  • Ensure supplier selection.
  • Ensure purchasing / supplier performance during the program phase.
  • Participate in relevant team meetings.
  • Manage milestone preparation and self assesment and best practices ensuring the involvement of the relevant people and existence of action plans to correct deviations for perimeter in charge.
  • Follow up and ensure deployment on time of existing action plans.
  • Communicate and get support from project managers to fullfill project requirements and get support on deviations from other fuctions.
  • Support PSQA when needed.
  • Ensure early involvement of the plant / regional buyers in program development and transfer to mass production according to existing best practices.
  • Monitor supplier cost results in projects.?


  • Academic/Professional Qualification: Master or Bachelor degree.
  • Working Experience: minimum 5 years internationally in direct material purchasing position.
  • Sourcing experience, cost- and supplier management skills, able to work in project teams, from offer conception phase.
  • Language skills: Very good in English (both writing and verbal) and Dutch.
  • Personal Attributes: Strong negotiation skills and strategical thinker, can work under pressure towards deadline, result-oriented, natural drive for success, team player and able to work into a global organization, problem solving, able to think strategically in order to support the commodity manager.


Steffi Peelman:
+32 490 49 36 72

Steffi Peelman:
+32 490 49 36 72


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