Apply for Faurecia Purchasing Graduate Programme 2024

The Purchasing Graduate is responsible for improving the supplier performance in production (quality, cost, delivery) for the plant, in line with purchasing strategy.

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: Pretoria

Essential responsibilities and duties

As a Purchasing Graduate, your main responsibilities are as follow: 

  • Assist in contributing to the identification and implementation of productivity actions (product/process) for cost reduction, in close coordination with Commodity teams and the plant.

  • Assist in monitoring productivity performance for supplier perimeter through cross-functional teamwork in the plants under his/her responsibility (i.e. productivity committees). Present to the plant’s management board the productivity plan and progress as on request.
  • Assist in challenging Commodity Buyers to achieve the Purchasing Budget for his/her plants

  • For most critical topics, support the Supply Chain team to improve supplier deviation in Mis-deliveries Per Million (MPM)
  • Be involved in the kick off in program phase to prepare the start of Production. Lead transfers meetings with Program Buyers at the take-over stage.
  • Initiate or create productivity for responsible suppliers for future years budget and strategic planning.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Education: National Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain or a Business-related qualification.
  • Knowledge and experience: 
  • Limited experience required

  • Knowledge of productivity / lean management methodology
  • Knowledge of production, quality and logistics
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of products and technology
  • Languages: Ability to speak, write and read the English language;

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