• Program Buyer

    Posted: 02/25/2024

    Full job description

    Vibracoustic is part of the Freudenberg Group. The company ensures a smooth and quiet ride experience in every vehicle. We are driven by our purpose of adding comfort to mobility and providing the perfect solution for the NVH challenges of our automotive customers. As a leading supplier, Vibracoustic is the right place for open-minded, ambitious team-players with a hands-on mentality. Our innovative, safe and dynamic working atmosphere offers many opportunities for your personal growth and development in a global network. Want to join the team?

    You support our team as
    Program Buyer

    • Define single PO, Tool PO, and Scheduling Agreements in ERP System (SAP/Aurora).
    • Request For Quote processing.
    • Price negotiation on product level.
    • Analysis and evaluation of supplier quotations.
    • Selection of series suppliers together with Purchasing Manager/Commodity Manager.
    • Responsible for optimized product cost in close cooperation with the development team.
    • Cost evaluation, value analysis, and evaluation of alternative materials or production processes on product level.
    • Preparation of relevant market data, reports, and presentations.
    • BS in technical field.
    • 3 - 5 years’ experience in purchasing in automotive industry preferred.
    • Technical knowledge of Vibracoustic’s main commodities: compounds, stampings, aluminum die casting, tubes, extensions, etc. preferred.
    • Project management skills in automotive industry.
    • Negotiation skills.
    • ERP system experience.
    • Strong presentation, organization, problem solving, and communication skills required.
    Some of your Benefits
    Health Insurance
    Rely on comprehensive services whenever you need it.
    401K Match
    Save for retirement with the company's help.
    We offer time off to refresh and recharge.
    Paid Holidays
    With paid-time off, local holidays are all the way more relaxing.
    Flexible Work Models
    We allow for flexible work models to ensure both professional and personal success.
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    The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
    Additional Information
    Spencer Campbell