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Valls, T, ES

Data Scientist for Purchasing Department

About Us

Lear Corporation is ranked #179 on the Fortune 500 with world-class products designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of talented employees. As a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical, Lear serves its customers with global capabilities while maintaining individual commitment. With headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, Lear maintains 261 locations in 39 countries around the globe and employs approximately 169,000 employees. Lear is traded under the symbol [LEA] on the New York Stock Exchange.


Your responsibilities

Responsible for the procurement of commodities through the development and implementation of commodity strategies plans and the management of supplier relationship

  • Drive saving strategies
  • Develop a team to focus on activities that will bring the most of value for Lear
  • Process purchasing requisitions ensuring no backlog
  • Translate business problems into statistical/scientific questions
  • Suggest a variety of approaches and communicate pros/cons
  • Build models, algorithms, prototypes, and proof of concepts to generate savings.
  • Identify new uses for existing data
  • Research sources for for complementary data acquisition
  • Collaborate with the rest of the purchasing teams to improve achievements of their objectives.
  • Implement procurement strategy and policies.
  • Forecast procurement needs.
  • Create and implement KPI’s.
  • Track Purchasing activity and measurements


Your profile

  • University degree with Master in Data Analytics.
  • Experience in a BIG4 Or in a multinational savings driven environment.
  • 3 Years experience in data science/purchasing/procurement.
  • Previous experience managing a team and using python are a plus.