Support BMW worldwide purchase nomination process by achieving cost transparency and cost-competitiveness. Contribute to targets of BMW worldwide cost engineering.
Major Responsibilities · Analysis and knowledge building of local supplier, factor (labour, material, interests, space,…..), raw material and tooling costs. · Analysis of local supply markets / tier-1 & tier - n suppliers, concerning processes and available technologies, . · Creation of a calculation based on our best practice approach. · Actively questioning our requirements and pointing out alternative approaches. · Evaluate and negotiate piece prices within our BMW worldwide purchase network. · Support of local buyers (MC-X/BBA-X) on global-, local sourcing and cost down projects · Know-how Management and support supplier with quotations - QAF, TAF, LAF Training · Special projects (value stream analysis, cost audits,……) · Cost investigation of new technology or new product. Knowledge management (TPC) for investigation results. · Identify and implement car components/parts for deeper Localization (switch "import" to "local content") together with purchasing department
Qualifications · Bachelor and above degree / graduated in electrical / mechanical / automotive engineering or comparable educational background, economical background · technical understanding of products, processes and tools · substantial knowledge of major automotive component production processes · competence of attending supplier evaluations and cost screenings · explanation of BMW requirements to suppliers · proficiency with negotiations, cost breakdown training for suppliers · high awareness of cost and quality · excellent MS Office skills (Excel) · business fluent Mandarin and English (German is an advantage) · 4-6 years’ experience in either technical development, production-, process planning or quality · 4-6 years’ experience in cost engineering at global automotive suppliers, OEMs or in other Hi-Tech industry · 4-6 years’ intercultural experience and awareness