Are you searching for a Perfect job or looking for new opportunity then this site is the best choice for you to search your dream Job. Job Opening details:- Company Name :- Ford Global Business Services Position Name :- Buyer – Material Cost Company Location :- Chennai, Tamil Nadu Job Category : General Category Full Job Description :- Job Description & Qualifications Work Closely as an effective team that optimizes delivering business results with employee development and fulfillment; including people development plan and career coaching Support Program Control and Commodity team with Commodity Segmentation process Support the team in developing and executing commodity sourcing strategies, program targets and sourcing status Support the team in cascading program information to Commodity Purchasing Review program milestone papers, providing appropriate feedback to Program Control, and cascade critical items that may impact commercial performance to commodity leadership team Support the team to verify and track Long-Lead Funding (LLF) that is booked in program – communicate to commodity team Support / Lead regular program status reviews with Commodity Management for status – Program Execution/Program Review Meetings Support PD program meetings as required as the voice of Commodity Purchasing Ensuring on-time completion of purchase orders and tool orders in support of program deliverables Manage routing / signing of Supplier On-Board Agreement (SOBA) / Program Communication Package (PCP) / Commercial and Program Agreement (CPA) Support Sourcing/Tooling Program Attribute Team (PAT) meetings to communicate buyer status as required Support the team in managing, scheduling and facilitating CPA escalations in support of delivering program timeliness Driving achievement to Quote Verification Coverage (QVC) – 70% at and 90% at Communicate Program Direction Letter (PDL) changes to buyers and suppliers as required Support Align with Cross Functional team (Program, Finance, Cost Estimating) on surrogate and control model selection Participate in Best of Best (BoB) / Best of Process (BoP) ( support Program Control with commodity selection and scheduling) Validate purchasing alignment with Commercial Impact/PTI in financials (with support from TVM/CBP Finance to get initial commodity level Business Plan Targets) Confirm localization percentage for each region Support priority supplier selection process / identify high risk suppliers Facilitate Commodity Planning process Maintain PMT level Target Setting Tracker through Develop supporting SharePoint structure Ensure MP alignment and approval of Targets Communicate Structured Assumption Language Template (SALT) file to Commodity Team to support preliminary sourcing approach planning Communicate Commodity Sourcing Approach plan to Program Control Obtain Buyer/Manager concurrence on waterfalls in support of Obtain Global Purchasing Director approval on waterfalls in support of Support Manufacturing Cost Studies along with Buyer as required Support Make/Buy studies, along with Buyer as required. Participate and coordinate buyer attendance in program related workshops – Design to Target (D2T), Target Setting, etc. Support ILVS studies as required Support commodity team with vetting and analysis of capacity study requests Build positive relationships with Product Development (PD), Commodity Purchasing, Purchasing Program Control and PD Program Management by: Acting like an engaged business partner Trusting and being trustworthy Communication with consistency Being fact based Thinking value not just priceCommercial business acumen Auto req ID 58313BR Entity/Organization FGBS- Ford Global Business Services Area of professional exposure (technical skills) The following skills and experiences are recommended qualifications for this role: Material Planning & Logistics; Product Development, Finance and other Purchasing experience Quality, Manufacturing, and Supplier Technical Assistance experience Education Qualifications B.E., B.Tech., MBA No. of years of experience 5 to 8 years Disclaimer : We are only helping our audience to check various job listing in various companies. We have not providing any job nor taking any registration fees. We have no legal responsibility over the details mentioned on our website. candidates are requested to check company profile before joining.