Global Category Lead (Semi-Conductor)

Aptiv

3.9

(18)

Troy, MI

Why you should apply for a job to Aptiv:

  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
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  • 83% would recommend this company to other women
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    role, you will define the supply and sourcing strategy for specific technology / category. You will have global scope that includes providing guidance to the entire SCM and Business organization. Your day to day will consist of the following:

    • Develop purchasing strategy in support of the corporate strategy and aggressive growth plans and ensure it's maintained to be presented on annual basis to executive management.

    • Engage with our Engineering and Product line Teams to ensure that procurement consideration are central to product development.

    • Responsible for the overall performance and competitiveness for assigned technology.

    • Continuous benchmarking of the assigned technology.

    • Generate and drive VAVE ideas/initiatives related to assigned technology to deliver cost savings.

    • Drive sourcing activities for assigned technology, ensure adequate QTSP (Quality, Technology, Service/Delivery and Price) using auctions, e-bidding, RFQs, etc.

    • Collaborate with the Advance Sourcing team on supplier and technology selection ensuring there is alignment with the category strategy.

    • Close working with Product-line SCM and Component engineering on cross referencing part on the new pursuits and running programs to insure alignment with CASL (Category Approved Supplier List).

    • Review CASL list on the annual basis to align with Category strategy.

    • The KPIs for this role are outlined as follows:

    • Develop close working relationship with supplier Business Line team to understand technology roadmaps

    • Deliver YOY Cost reduction

    • Ensure sources are closed on time and nomination letters sent to the suppliers

    • Develop and maintain category / technology strategy

    Your Background

    Key ingredients for succeeding in this role are your:

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business, or similar qualification; higher qualification (i.e. MBA) is preferred.

    • At least 10 years of experience in procurement in electronics.

    • Experience in purchasing subject components, preferably in the Automotive industry,and specifically, with Semi-conductor components

    • Access to best industry practice, industry trends, and supply/demand and thorough understanding of products.

    • Ability to create and promote best in class category strategies by integrating market with Aptiv product line objectives.

    • Skills to analyze supplier financial information and capability.

    • Ability to travel both locally and globally (approximately 20-30% of working time).

    • Comfortable leading in a matrix environment.

    Why join us?

    • You can grow at Aptiv. Aptiv provides an inclusive work environment where all individuals can grow and develop, regardless of gender, ethnicity or beliefs.

    • You can have an impact. Safety is a core Aptiv value; we want a safer world for us and our children, one with: Zero fatalities, Zero injuries, Zero accidents.

    • You have support. We ensure you have the resources and support you need to take care of your family and your physical and mental health with a competitive health insurance package.

    Your Benefits at Aptiv:

    • Private health care effective day 1 of employment

    • Life and accident insurance

    • Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, Designated time off, Parental leave)

    • Relocation assistance may be available

    • Learning and development opportunities

    • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

    • Recognition for innovation and excellence

    • Opportunities to give back to the community

    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • Adoption Assistance

    • Fertility Coverage

    Apply today, and together let's change tomorrow!

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    Why you should apply for a job to Aptiv:

  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 67% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 83% would recommend this company to other women
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.