AB Elektronik –we are part of the AVX Group headquartered in the USA. As Sensing and Control division we have been a recognized partner to the automotive industry for more than 30 years now. More than 1,800 people shape the mobility of the future with us. Our products are used in automotive, truck and off-road applications.
AVX Electronics Sensing and Control Timisoara SRL produces a wide range of electronic components for the automotive industry, such as acceleration pedals, sensors (fluid temperature, level and pressure etc.), LED technology modules, electronic actuators and circuit boards by using the AB Elektronik brand. AVX Electronics Timisoara is ISO TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001 certified and we employ over 400 employees.
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Conclude commercial negotiations with suppliers of goods and services
Timely and accurate maintenance of Purchasing views in SAP – ERP system
Resolution of Purchasing-related problems with other functions within the company, thorough purchasing processes and procedures
Performs other Purchasing tasks as required
Evaluation, preparation and presentation of various business case scenarios
Agreement, communication, and tracking of deliverables from internal customers
Proactive identification and resolution of problems related to assigned parts / suppliers
Timely and Accurate issuance of Purchasing contracts, amendments, and kickoffs
Responsible for managing the Total Cost of Ownership by collecting data, analyzing, problem solving, recommending, communicating and executing accordingly.
Managing the day-to-day business relationship with key suppliers and internal customers through supporting activities including ordering, communication of demand/volume/delivery time changes, issue resolution, sharing end-user feedback, and follow up on backorders etc.
Assist Accounts Payable Department in the reconciliation of invoices. Engage and coach originating departments accordingly.
Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and their capabilities, core competencies, strengths and weaknesses.
2-3 years of experience in automotive industry or related field in Purchasing
Experience with manufacturing processes, tools and technologies
Experience analyzing cost breakdowns, cost drivers, supplier offers
Demonstrated negotiating experience: piece price, tooling and timing with external suppliers for assigned packages
Ability to work independently without direct supervision
Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Excel and SAP
Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities in a high-pressure environment
Effective communication with internal customers and with outside vendors/suppliers
Strong verbal and written communication in English language and German
Manages more complex work packages and workload
Assists in the training of new employees