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Valls, T, ES

Commodity & Clean Sheet Manager Die Casting

Company Overview

Lear Corporation is a leading global Tier 1 automotive supplier that serves all of the world’s major automakers with content on more than 300 vehicle nameplates worldwide. As one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive seating and electrical power management systems, Lear provides complete seating systems and components, as well as both traditional and high voltage/high power electronic products and electrical distribution systems and components. With facilities in 36 countries on six continents, Lear operates in every major auto producing region of the world.


Position Overview

Clean Sheet and commodity purchasing for all Die Casting products in Europe with support to other regions, for E-Systems and Connection Systems


Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to)

- Support development and implementation of the die casting strategy and own daily actions

- Develop and implement Clean Sheet model for die casting products to support negotiation and cost reduction strategy

- Single contact for suppliers and cross functional teams for die casting activities in Europe

- Develop new commodity suppliers according to the strategy and follow up their implementation within Lear

- Achieve savings commodity target through negotiation and SCTO implementation

- Support entire Product life cycle from Customer new programs award stages through mass production and until End of Life

- Lead Clean Sheet development and associated negotiation with suppliers

- Support commodity initiatives including sourcing, resourcing, bidding, annual negotiations and special initiatives

- Support development for regional commodity and supplier strategies

- Align objectives, strategy, actions with plants, program teams and the Global Commodity Manager

- Organize and coordinate supplier workshops with Engineering to work on cost reduction ideas

- Ensure sourcing/ process compliance (DOA) through SRM, E-pad and Coupa systems

- System maintenance with pricelist updates, supplier contracts, parts homologations and other daily administrative tasks


To be a success in this role you must have:

- Engineering or Business Administration degree

- preferred with working experience (if possible automotive) not mandatory

- Excellent language skills: English  

- Good communication skills in a global organization, self-driven, highly trustable person, team player