ChattanoogaRecruiter
the smart solution for Chattanooga jobs

Accessory Buyer Specialist

Company: Volkswagen Group of America
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Job Description:

Accessory Buyer Specialist ["United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga"] Role Summary: The role of the Accessory Buying Specialist is also to recommend and nominate suppliers to produce and deliver aftermarket accessories & products to the Volkswagen Group of America and Audi of America dealer networks. The Accessory Buyer is responsible to maintain a strategic bidder list of all assigned material and part groups, coordinate the competitive bidding process for Accessory sourcing processes, and to manage the introduction of these parts together with colleagues from Engineering, Quality & Logistics. Additionally, the Buyer will work within Volkswagen Global Purchasing systems, networking and jointly negotiating packages with Accessory operations in North America and Europe. Role Responsibilities: Accessory Sourcing (65%)Responsible as a Lead Buyer for the sourcing of Accessory parts for North American developed components, including: * Preparation of sourcing Requests for Quote (RFQ) * Developing regional strategy and bidders lists by material group * Analyzing quotations and negotiating to internal targets and benchmarks * Presenting supplier recommendation to Corporate Sourcing Committees * Issuing Purchase Orders for Tooling Investments and Piece Price * Ensuring launch readiness at the supplier for new products and evaluating performance during production. Service Parts Sourcing (20%)Responsible for confirming supplier pricing and parts availability for assigned North American service parts, which are to be delivered to Regional and Parts Distribution Centers, including piece price maintenance and material cost adjustments, and resolution of any supply disruption causing an impact to customers. In the case of a new sourcing requirement, the Buyer must: * Prepare sourcing Requests for Quote (RFQ) * Develop regional strategy and bidders lists by material group * Analyze quotations and negotiating to internal targets and benchmarks * Present supplier recommendation to Corporate Sourcing Committees * Issue Purchase Orders for Tooling Investments and Piece Price * Ensure launch readiness at the supplier for new products and evaluating performance during production. Frame Contract Negotiations (15%) Responsible to negotiate Frame Contracts for Dealer Service programs (example: tire distribution, battery distribution) per the cycle plan. The Accessory buyer must work with stakeholders within VW and Audi brands to ensure to identify opportunity to reduce cost and increase revenues at the Dealer network by providing qualified service providers who can deliver against performance requirements. * Minimum of 3 - 5 years experience * Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance or related filed * MBA is desired General skills needed to perform the job: * Analytical and conceptual thinking using logic and reason, creative and strategic * Strong Communication skills interpersonal, presentation and written * Computer savvy skilled in the use of Microsoft suite programs * Integration joining people, processes or systems * Influencing and negotiation skills Able to negotiate multi-million dollar aftermarket programs. Specialized skills needed to perform the job: Required * Knowledge of North American automotive supply base * Strong knowledge of Purchasing processes * Familiar with After Market Accessory business and revenue streams Desired: * Knowledge of After Sales programs, dealer networks, regional distribution supply chain. * Experience to present & communicate strategic recommendations to Senior-level management #LI-RA1

Keywords: Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga , Accessory Buyer Specialist, Professions , Chattanooga, Tennessee

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Professions Jobs


Material Handling Specialist - Receiving B Shift 2:45pm-11:00pm
Description: Vi-Jon is one of the nation's oldest brand and private label Health and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and Canada. For over 106 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent (more...)
Company: Vi Jon
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

Grocery Shopper and Delivery Driver
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like fresh produce and household essentials, from stores they trust. Help people save time and have fun while you're (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

Class A CDL Truck Driver - You work, we pay, Guaranteed! (Smyrna,TN)
Description: CLASS A CDL Truck Driver - You work, we pay, Guaranteed br br GO FIRST CLASS br Drivers are the backbone of May Trucking Company. We never forget that our success as an organization depends upon (more...)
Company: May Trucking
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018


CDL-A Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Driver - $10k sign on
Description: CDL-A Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Driver - 10k sign on NEW 10,000 Sign-on Bonus for experienced flatbed owner operators. Growing our legacy means growing your flatbed businessStart earning your BIG (more...)
Company: Boyd Brothers Transportation
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

$10,000 Sign on Bonus! Dedicated PPG Team Company Driver CDL
Description: Employer is excited to offer a dedicated opportunity in your area This is a team route where you will be hauling totes of paint from the main PPG facility in Strongsville, OH to customer locations across (more...)
Company: Transport America
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

Material Handling Specialist - Receiving B Shift
Description: Vi-Jon is one of the nation's oldest brand and private label Health and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and Canada. For over 106 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent (more...)
Company: Vi Jon
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

CDL-A Dedicated Driver - DVJ
Description: Call us today at br br Job Description: br Now hiring CDL-A Drivers with 4 plus months of tractor trailer experience recent trucking school graduates If less than 6 of solo driving experience, (more...)
Company: Averitt Express
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

Class A CDL - Team Driving Jobs - Local, Regional and Long Haul
Description: LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND LONG-HAUL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Company: FFE Transportation
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

CDL-A Lease Purchase Truck Driver
Description: 10K Sign-On, Zero Money DownAt Boyd Bros., we are bound by values that reinforce your success. Theres a reason one out of every six of our CDL-A truck drivers and contractors
Company: Boyd Bros. Transportation
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

LTL Local Owner Operator Truck Driver
Description: br br Call br br Job Description: br br Benefits: ul li Daily Home Time li Consistent Steady Freight li High Weekly
Company: Roadrunner Transportation Systems
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: 12/11/2018

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Tennessee jobs by following @recnetTN on Twitter!

Chattanooga RSS job feeds