We are Joyson Safety Systems – <br />
A Mobility Safety Company.

We are Joyson Safety Systems –
A Mobility Safety Company.

Joyson Safety Systems is one of the leading global developers and manufacturers of automobile occupant protection systems with a turnover of ca. 6.4 billion euros and more than 50,000 employees worldwide. We represent innovation and progress. As a reliable and skilled partner of the automobile industry, we design, develop and produce occupant protection systems and components. Our portfolio includes steering wheels, airbags and generators, safety belts, technical plastic components, car seats, electronics and sensor technology which we supply to nearly all renown vehicle manufacturers worldwide.

Our team in Aschaffenburg needs support and we are seeking:

Vice President (all genders) Global Commodity Purchasing

Site Aschaffenburg
Working hours Full-time
Start date By arrangement

What you can change — your duties

Your Activities:

  • To lead by example! Follow and make sure that the assigned global commodity purchasing team follows the JSS core values and compliance rules
  • To ensure the best price on a global supply market for all JSS components and raw materials
  • To develop a comprehensive global commodity purchasing strategy (3-5 years view) based on regional business strategy and PBU strategy
  • To ensure global implementation of the commodity strategy including action plans in each region (road maps)
  • To manage and optimize the assigned global purchasing organization
  • Responsible for strategic and tactical steering of the purchasing volume in the assigned commodites
  • To represent the global commodity towards all suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • To execute annual price negotiations with all relevant suppliers in order to (over-)achieve the budget PPV target
  • Responsible for supplier management starting from new supplier introduction to supplier phase out, compiling supply market intelligence, identifying purchasing risks, opportunities and ensuring data transparency
  • Development of global supplier strategy and selection of best suppliers for JSS. Searching for, developing and managing suppliers of strategic relevance; building up strategic supplier partnerships
  • To ensure implementation of global and regional purchasing initiatives (e.g. sourcing committee, processes & procedures, IT tools, etc.)
  • To collaborate and support supplier quality management to achieve 0 PPM/IMP with all strategic suppliers
  • To present supplier innovations to our global and regional R&D function and to ensure the implementation, if technically and commercially feasible
  • Support and execute VAVE programs with all relevant suppliers
  • Managing the interface with Purchasing Controlling and to support a transparent, complete and consistent reporting of the commodities KPI´s
  • Constantly monitor all relevant KPI´s on the achievement of targets, gap to target, actions to close the gap together with the global commodity purchasing team

Impress us – your qualifications

Your Prerequisites:

  • Successfully completed vocational training as internat. management assistant or comp. qualification
  • College/university degree in business administration or comparable studies (preferable with a major in Purchasing Management)
  • Demonstrated experience in Purchasing Management
  • Larger scale company/systems integration experience
  • A strong strategic and analytic thinker with an execution bias
  • Regarded as transformational and/or a change agent
  • Strong collaborative (distance) leader and team coach
  • Comfortable with functioning in a global matrix operating environment
  • Multi-cultural and/or global experience
  • Demonstration of JSS core values: team spirit, customer focus, creativity, quality orientation and cost awareness
  • Awareness for absolute data integrity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, especially Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent Business English proficiency
  • Frequent global business travel required

What we offer — your benefits

  • Health management
  • Discounts at well-known gyms
  • Company canteen
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working time
  • Good transport connections

Your contact

We look forward to receiving your application! Please send by e-mail to your contact:
Udo Schnatz
+49 6021/65-1059
udo.schnatz@joysonsafety.com .

Your contact will also be available for any queries you may have.