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Program Purchasing Buyer


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 24641

As a core team member to strengthen the program purchasing team in the region AP in regards of improving the program management, costs achievement and internal customers satisfaction


  • As the purchasing representative to the project team – one of the core project team members – to receive and accept the project reasonable requirements and targets, be the escalation channel to the project manager during the project roll out phase;
  • Be responsible for achieving the BOM costs target in terms of customer quotation and project roll out phase;
  • Program management in scope of cross-functional team (commodity, SDE, R&D, etc.) to achieve the overall project milestones e.g. supplier nomination, samples delivery; as well as responsible for one of the key commodities related;
  • Support the manager for overall projects reporting;
  • Support the purchasing performance achievement for the running projects in regards of cost down ideas and pushing to the implementation;
  • Requirment
  • 5-8 years or above relative working experience in material management in the automotive industry, at least 5 years in purchasing position.

    Bachelor or Master degree; preferred an engineering background;

    Demonstrated performance in working cross-functional and/or within a matrix organization and working independently to obtain results;

    Be familiar with project management;

    Good knowledge of material and drawing specification and testing standards;

    Familiar the economic contract law & related regulations;

    Strong ability of info collecting & analyzing;

    Be familiar with VDA6.3, IATF16949 and other quality management system;

    Excellent business negotiation/bargaining skills;

    Team spirit, flexibility, proactive, creativity and willingness to travel;

    Very good communication skills;

    Able to work under pressure


Be part of our ZF team as Program Purchasing Buyer and apply now!


Yichen Wu

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