Join Akwel and be part of our adventure in a family-run, independent group with a long-term vision. A first-class automotive equipment and systems manufacturer specializing in fluid management and mechanisms, Akwel offers state-of-the-art industrial and technological expertise in applying and processing materials (plastics, rubber, metal) and mechatronic integration.
Our culture of industrial performance, efficiency, results and customer satisfaction is what drives the progress of our group. To respond to our clients’ needs, our employees are free to be pragmatic in order to come up with the perfect solution for every problem in the spirit of creativity and agility.
Want to push yourself? Interested in stepping up to the challenge of working in an industrial and technological environment at the cutting edge, making your day-to-day work extremely worthwhile and enriching?
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The Buyer is the first escalation level in case of blocking point with a Supplier.
For a dedicated region and Material Group, based on guidance given by his/her Director or recommendation by Commodity Lead Buyer (CLB), the Buyer is fully responsible for managing his/her suppliers base on assigned commodities from project phase up to end of life business, including spare parts management.
The Buyer is in charge to present, explain and collect standard Purchasing documents to the Suppliers and then has the responsibility they are well reported in the Supplier Panel file with accurate data.
The Buyer optimizes purchases within his/her area of responsibility, meets the QCDP targets, follows the Suppliers’ action plan and those within Purchasing standards framework in close coordination with the CLB.
The Buyer identifies alerts and puts in place actions to reduce the operational risks within his/her area of responsibility and applies escalation process when necessary.
The Buyer conducts/participates to annual and punctual negotiations with Suppliers.
He/she is supporting the Operations and the Product Lines through regular formal meetings that may conduct to action plan.
Depending on his/her level of maturity/seniority, the Buyer may manage more strategic actions/missions.
In project phase, the Buyer:
In mass production, the Buyer:
The Buyer must work in full compliance with the AKWEL Quality System Management and all documents associated.
The Buyer agrees to act in accordance with the ethical rules of the Group.
Qualifications and Experience:
Personal and Professional abilities: