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Timișoara

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With sales of € billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215k employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. € billion in 2015, roughly 40k employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. € billion in 2015, roughlyemployees) and Interior (sales of approx. € billion in 2015, roughlyemployees) achieved sales of approximately € billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

 
                                                      Material Cost Reduction Expert for I BS (TSR)


The Material Cost Reduction (MCR) Team deals with all purchasing-related aspects of material cost reduction in order to increase the profitability of Body & Security (I BS) products.

Responsibilities:
 

1) Data Management

  • Maintain and optimize an existing database of “risk components” and potential alternatives.


2) Active Project Investigation

  • Support the identification of potential projects and define additional KPIs to further optimize the project identification process
  • Use database and existing tools to identify risks as well as potential material cost reductions for selected projects
  • Review proposals together with project teams and seek an implementation agreement
  • Track the implementation of agreed changes and provide a regular reporting of savings


3) Knowledge Exchange / Trainings / Continuous Improvement

  • Actively train the Body & Security Purchasing Organization about processes, component risks, and tool usage
  • Knowledge exchange concerning component risks, investigation process, KPIs, etc. with main stakeholders inside and outside of the Business Unit

    A mentor will support you to stepwise take over responsibility after an initial training phase which will familiarize you with our products, tools, processes, and organization.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business or Science degree)
  • 3+ years of experience in the automotive industry (Purchasing, Controlling, Project Management, Logistics, R&D)
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with different types of people in an intercultural setup, including internal and supplier management
  • Ability to work effectively in teams, as well as self-sufficiently with minimum supervision
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications
  • Very good English skills (verbally and in writing).
  • Willingness to travel to our worldwide locations (especially in Germany and Austria)

Nice to have:

  • Master’s degree
  • Ability to lead process improvements
  • Knowledge of other languages
  • Database management and programming experience
  • Experience in “big data” handling and analysis

What we offer:

  • Integration Program in a professional, young & dynamic team;
  • Competitive Salaries (based on performance) & Benefits;
  • Health & Wellness (Private Health and Dental Insurance, Sport activities etc);
  • Professional Development Opportunities (in both Technical and Leadership Area);
  • Stability;
  • International Work Environment & Travelling Opportunities;
  • Relocation Package for non-Timisoara Residents.

          Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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