Programs Procurement Sr Manager

15-17 years
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At Visteon, the work we do is both relevant and recognized-not just by our organization, but by our peers, by industry-leading brands, and by millions of drivers around the world. That's YOUR work.

And, as a truly global technology leader in the mobility space, focused on building cross-functional AND cross-cultural teams, we connect you with people who help you grow.

So here, whatever we do is not a job. It's a mission. As amulti-billion-dollarleader of disruptive change in the industry, we areshapingthe future, while enabling a cleaner environment.No other industry offers more fast-paced change and opportunity. We are in the midst of a mobility revolution that will completely change the way we interact with our vehicles, reduce the number of car accidents and fatalities, and make the world a cleaner place.

Visteon is at the epicenter of this mobility revolution.

Two major trends in the automotive industry - the shift to electric vehicles and vehicles with autonomous safety technologies - have created unique opportunities for Visteon. We are the only automotive provider focused exclusively on cockpit electronics - the fastest-growing segment in the industry.

And our team is ready for YOU. To show the world what you can do.

Detailed description:

Sr. Manager - Program Purchase (2W)

Enabling a software-defined, electrified future.

Visteon is a technology company that develops and builds innovative digital cockpit and electrification products at the leading-edge of the mobility revolution. Founded in 2000, Visteon brings decades of automotive intelligence combined with Silicon Valley speed to apply global insights that help transform the software-defined vehicle of the future for many of the world's largest OEMs. The company employs 10,000 employees in 18 countries around the globe. To know more about us click here.

Mission of the Role: Identifying & Sourcing cost competitive Mechanical suppliers for 2W & lead Program purchasing along with Visteon global commodity for electronics & displays.

Key Objectives of this Role:

  • Lead Program purchasing for 2W Pursuits & Forward models.

  • Enhance cost competitiveness by inducting new suppliers in mechanical domain.

  • Work towards capex optimization for mechanical parts tooling etc.

  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.

  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities.

  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.

  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Bring down cost of 2W mechanical commodity parts significantly.

  • Reduce capex cost levels for mechanical parts vendor tooling.

  • Ensure part quality as per company's specified requirements & timely delivery.

  • Commit, lead & achieve year over year cost improvement from suppliers.

Key Year One Deliverables:

  • Get 1 Injection molding & 1 Applique - cost competitive supplier inducted in Visteon for 2W's.

  • Support 2W pursuits with target cost improvement of min 20%.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • Min 15 years of experience in Program purchasing in automotive Tier 1, preferably in mechanical domain.

  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding, and cost breakdown.

  • Experience collaborating with Executive Team and Business Leaders.

  • Able to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvements.

  • Computer literate, with advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills/abilities.

Key leadership Behaviors:

  • Proactive approach, Critical thinking

  • Result orientation, Persistence

Reporting Structure: This role will report to 2W CBU Director.

More Good Reasons to Work for Visteon Focusing on the Future

Our company strategy focuses on leading the evolution of automotive digital cockpits and safety solutions. This strategy is driven by constant innovation, and you will support our efforts through your role. We are recognized across the industry for innovation. We have a strong book of business that is expected to drive future growth, along with a customer base that includes almost every automotive manufacturer in the world.

Company Culture

Working at Visteon is a journey in which our employees can develop their strengths and advance their careers while making a difference globally. Join us and help change the world and how we interact with our vehicles. Visteon is where the best technical talent creates the future. Learn more about our culture

Competitive Compensation and Benefits

Visteon offers competitive salaries and benefits and an environment that encourages employees to achieve their career goals.

About Visteon

Visteon is a global technology company serving the mobility industry, dedicated to creating a more enjoyable, connected and safe driving experience. The company's platforms leverage proven, scalable hardware and software solutions that enable the digital, electric, and autonomous evolution of our global automotive customers. Visteon products align with key industry trends and include digital instrument clusters, displays, Android-based infotainment systems, domain controllers, advanced driver assistance systems and battery management systems. The company is headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, and has approximately 10,000 employees at more than 40 facilities in 18 countries. Visteon reported sales of approximately $2.8 billion and booked $5.1 billion of new business in 2021.Learn more at .

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Executive Team

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