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IT Services Buyer Analyst

Company: Volkswagen Group of America
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Job Description:

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities. A bright future. The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it's an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it's a Volkswagen thing.

Role Summary:
To ensure that all Goods and Services for VW especially but not limited to Travel, Meeting and Events and General Services are effectively and efficiently procured in a manner which meets all legal, ethical and VW Group Global Sourcing process.

The role has to:


  • Develop negotiation strategies coordinated and aligned with Group tasks

  • Assist suppliers in developing offerings to create a competitive environment to accommodate the needs of VWGoA

  • Establish and maintain relationships with Business Units and suppliers to aid in determining the most appropriate and cost efficient solutions based on business needs.

    Skills needed to perform the job:


    • Experience in handling multi-million dollar projects from a Procurement prospective

    • Strong proven negotiation skills

    • Flexibility and professionalism in dealing with suppliers and internal customers

    • Organizational skills

    • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels within the organization and with outside vendors / suppliers

    • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills

    • Self-motivated with ability to work independently

    • Proficiency in MS-Word, PowerPoint, MS-Outlook and Excel

    • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team

      Role Responsibilities:


      • Lead and execute procurement strategies for all VWGoA locations

      • Ensure proper strategic business planning in order to implement developed strategies

      • Steer and lead all VWGoA strategic RFQs

      • Initiates inquiries and assists the Business Units with future strategic RFP's.

      • Develops and implements negotiation strategies coordinated and aligned with Group tasks

      • Evaluation of bids, selection of vendor and the negotiation of terms and pricing

      • Review the qualifications of potential and current suppliers to determine their ability to meet VWoA specifications as well as the ongoing enforcement of corporate policies and procedure

      • Analyze supply base and competition with reference to price, capacity, and quality as well as monitor the integration of current and potential suppliers establishing a sound supplier base

      • Video conference presentations to VWoA, VW Mexico, and VWAG Purchasing as necessary

      • Assure process consistency with Volkswagen group requirements

      • Manage entries into VW Group online Purchasing database system "GLOBE"

      • Provides resolution of Purchasing related problems with other functions within VWGoA and VW Group companies, through purchasing processes and procedures

      • Work with business owners in developing specifications, bid terms and contractual language for the competitive bid process according to the VW Group Global Sourcing process when necessary

      • Represents VWoA at important Purchasing and Industry functions

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          Fluent in English and Spanish desired


          Willingness to:

          • Travel to the US / Latin America / Germany on a regular basis

          • Work overtime if necessary

          • Work on the weekend if necessary

            5-7 years of experience

            Bachelor degree or equivalent in industry related experience required

            MBA desired

            German and Portuguese language capability desired

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            Keywords: Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga , IT Services Buyer Analyst, Professions , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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