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Commodity Manager

Company: Valeo
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Ready to tackle the challenges of the vehicle of the future? Join Valeo and its teams and take part in the automotive electrification, autonomous driving and connectivity revolutions around the world!
Within the Valeo Group located in Auburn Hills, the Commodity Manager or Regional Segment Leader of office related services will direct the supplier relationship and implement the Group Purchasing strategy toward achieving KPIs' of the assigned segment perimeter.
Your projects and challenges?

  • Commodity manager for IT / Telecom, Intellectual Services and HR related services such as Temporary Staffing
  • Directs the suppliers' relationship and Implements the Group Purchasing strategy, toward achieving the key performance indicators of the assigned segment on his perimeter (Segment, Business Group, Region)
  • If assigned perimeter is Regional, Operations scope shall be Group Wide (i.e.: All Business Groups)
  • Guide overall procurement strategy planning, execution and control for IT, Telecom and professional services.
  • Lead negotiation of prices, terms and quality requirements to develop new sources for temporary staffing and white and blue collar workers.
  • Work with site and region HR Managers to implement strategy for current and future calendar years.
  • Work with site and region IS/IT on hardware and software strategy.
  • Assist with global strategy execution; Lead national and local strategy execution
  • Lead IT/Telecom sourcing topics for region implementing contracts for services, Including cybersecurity, SaaS and data protection policies.
  • Achieves quality cost and delivery performance of the segment for Valeo sites in his perimeter for serial and project purchasing.
  • Group segment director (GSD) Regional representative for "Pre and Sourcing Committee" process
  • Chairman of the sourcing committee for Valeo site on his perimeter
  • Escalate and request arbitration at appropriate level in case of sourcing decision not bought or enforced in by Operations or Projects.
  • GSD representative for "gate keeper for in / out suppliers and new business on hold (NBOH) process" for his perimeter assigned by GSD.
  • Regulates load capacity and dependency during business award process
  • Signs Generic Valeo Requirements File (VRF( and Logistics Requirements with the suppliers assigned by GSD
  • Manages suppliers relationship on behalf of GSD on his perimeter
  • Fosters improvement of suppliers performance on his perimeter
  • Monitors supplier performance, Negotiates and Monitors Top Worst suppliers improvement plans of his segment on his perimeter
  • Leads supplier risk mitigation for the segment on his perimeter
  • Ensures respect of ethics and applicable laws with suppliers of his segment
  • Maintains strong relationship with Project Buyers to ensure their buy-in of the segment strategy and ensure region or BG specifics needs are addressed in the strategy of the segment
  • Builds mid term visibility on new business awards and force bundling at earliest project stages
  • Prepares and drives annual purchasing budget process for his segment on his perimeter
  • Develops aggressive QCD improvement plan (incl. all levers) and obtains GSD validation
  • Undertake relevant analysis on key performance indicators and sets up related improvement plans.
  • Maintains updated data bases of purchasing spent and market evolutions of his segment on his perimeter
    Qualifications - ExternalLet's talk about you...
    • You have a 4 year degree- finance/business administration/ IT Telecom.
    • You have 5 years Indirect Purchasing with experience with focus in IT / Telecom / Staffing
      Join us!Thanks to its strategy based on innovation, Valeo is at the heart of the three revolutions that are revolutionizing the automobile: the electrification of the vehicle, the advent of the autonomous and connected vehicle, and the development of digital mobility. Revolutions that Valeo has anticipated and that are today synonymous with great career opportunities, including abroad! At Valeo, innovation is driven by diversity, authenticity and the energy of its talents. Would you like to live new technological and human adventures? Join Valeo and its 111,600 employees in 33 countries!

Keywords: Valeo, Detroit , Commodity Manager, Executive , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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