Whether global megatrends such as electrification, autonomous driving or CO2 reduction - NIDEC MOTORS & ACTUATORS (GERMANY) GmbH is growing in all directions. With the support of our Japanese parent company, we are setting out to further expand our position as one of the most innovative companies in the field of electric motors. With us, you will have the opportunity to drive innovation projects and make a big difference. Become part of our team at our European headquarters in Bietigheim-Bissingen as


VA/VE Purchasing Engineer (m/f/d)

Your Tasks:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify cost-saving opportunities and strategies to improve Gross Margin for ongoing production.
  • Leverage Value Analysis/Value Engineering techniques to optimize pricing for products, components, and materials. Prioritize projects and present them effectively.
  • Work closely with suppliers to implement VAVE enhancements and diligently monitor their performance to ensure alignment with the planned budget.
  • Generate, coordinate, and oversee cost-saving projects both internally and externally, involving customers and suppliers.
  • Provide expert recommendations for refining procurement strategies and achieving cost optimization, all while championing the Continuous Improvement Process.
  • Serve as the company's representative in coordinating modification projects with customers to ensure seamless collaboration.
  • Coordinate project execution in line with predefined goals (Quality, Cost, and Delivery - QCD), and provide comprehensive reports on the achieved savings, along with deadlines and financial aspects.
  • Conduct project post-implementation evaluations to ensure sustained improvements and lessons learned are captured.

How you could excite us:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in procurement, cost optimization, and value enhancement.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and contract management abilities.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • Willingness to travel.
Furthermore we offer you attractive locations, flat hierarchies and multi-cultural teams as well as flexible working hours. In other words: you are keen to work for a global player where people from diverse cultures pull into the same direction in order to realize innovations together? Then apply now online.

If you have further questions feel free to contact Ms. Reichelt at 07142/508-2412.


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