Purchasing Project Senior Buyer

Bordeaux  - CDI

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About Automotive Cells Company - ACC

Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.


Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis-Opel and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.

 

We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We create an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), with gigafactories to be built in Hauts de France and Germany. 

We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.


Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Job description

Overall job description

In order to optimize the purchasing action for the benefit of an EV battery Project for a major automaker, the Senior Project Buyer:

  • Ensures, in full collaboration and interaction with Project and Purchasing teams, that all Project needs are fully taken into account by the Purchasing team and that all inputs from purchasing team are considered by the Project team in order to optimize and secure the final product and production.
  • Participates to all project life from RFI to SOP of the product


As such, he ensures the following missions and tasks:

  • Participates to all relevant Project meetings, acts in close relationship with his Purchasing colleagues (commodity buyers in particular) to pool actions et to bring maximum efficiency to purchasing actions for the benefit of the project.
  • Makes the purchased BOM components Project synthesis (Quality, Planning, Cost) for all successive sample needs (A,B,C) and the corresponding purchase orders.
  • Participates to the RFQs related to the Project needs: collects the logistic and technical specifications and supports their constructions, sends the RFQ files to suppliers and analyses their answers with the commodity buyers (chemistry, mechanics, electronics,…) and R&D team, ensures that all component validation tests are well planned and exploited, supports the commodity buyers for the supplier choice decisions.
  • After supplier selection, masters the contract execution till the battery start of production (economical and technical evolutions, planning and delivery respects….)
  • All along the Project time (before RFQ, during RFQ and after supplier selection), follows up and masters the Project BOM cost.
  • Ensures the feedback of his project to the Purchasing team.

 


Profile

Knowledge / Know how      

  • Purchasing


Experience :

  • 5 to 10 years purchasing experience as project buyer, lead buyer, etc..


Qualifications :

  • Diplomas: Master degree in purchasing a/o technical fields
  • Languages: English, French as a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Power Point.


Key behaviours :

  • Strong cross functional behavior
  • Quick reporting and sharing of information with Project and Purchasing teams 


Some extra skills which make the difference

Project experience in the automotive and/or chemical industry as a plus.

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