The Purchasing Manager in a Company producing component for theautomotive industry, provider at manufacturers' diverse levels of automobiles on a global scale. His principal products are columns of direction, and window regulators
Staff of 400 employees per factory (currently 2 factories plus two new factories under development), with an average invoicing overcomes 135 million euros per year.
From November, 2007 the Purchasing Manager for the group, for his two facilities in Spain (Madrid and Barcelona), as well as the factories in project (Mexico and Romania)
My function from this moment is to coordinate two teams of buys to obtain reductions of costs, qualitative progress and planning of strategic buys.
Principal achievements: to find alternative sources of supply in Eastern countries for the components of the column, and in some cases to manage to reduce of two digits in percentages, of current cost, and starting of the above mentioned sources in the space of short time, to establish contracts and strategic programs of materials and components. Also taking special care of the procurement at the factory side, in order to supply them of the components to be able to work at 3 shifts 7 days per week, as a new company policy.