Houston, United States
10 months ago
- Actively contributes to the product development / manufacturing process as well as implements cost reduction measures.* Closely aligns with R&D community.* Includes suppliers and contributes to cost-benefit analysis workshops, innovation workshops and concept competitions with key suppliers in order to concentrate on the key functions of the components/projects.* Conducts and provides market information/analyses on international technology.* Prepares sourcing decisions with interface partners in order to incorporate technological know-how and safeguard security strategies.* Provides corresponding support for projects in lines of business in order to provide optimum input for quotes, workshops, scope of material and realization of potential for savings.* Assesses and develops suppliers from a technological view.* Participates in workgroups and works in projects in order to stay informed and keep and others informed, and exert influence at an early stage. Comodity Procurement Operations (alt: "Buyer"; "Purchaser")Commodity Professional (Starter):Vocationally trained and experienced (semi-) professional position, with extensive knowledge of a range of specific standardized commodities, semi-products, services, etc., performing all topics outlined in respective position profiles, Or: Entry-level academic professional positions, needed sound knowledge on principles, technologies and theories: They will support and assist in supplier procedures (i.e. analysis, audits, controlling reports, analyzing issues and preparing supplier visits, market and price research activities) in a related SCM organization.Higher Level: Master degree universityLower level: Bachelor Degree "Professional Starter"Positions support business processes, solution of technical issues, development of new methodologies, procedures, tools and products with their theoretical and/or practical know how and understanding. They focus on interpretation and application of procedures, analyze issues, implement changes, and may advise and guide operational positions in their area of specialism. Entry-level academic Bachelor positions, needed sound knowledge on principles, technologies and theories; certifications in specific fields might be requiredOr: Vocationally trained and experienced (semi-) professional positions with extensive knowledge of a range of specific processes and systems (see -? GRIP Leveling Core Chart "Operations") 0-2 years Professional Qualification with basic knowledge in a technical field. Work is routine in a related field of work, gaining experience through focused inhouse-training.