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Entry Level- Associate Technical Purchasing Troy

at Textron

Posted: 2/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 259200

Job Description

Kautex - a division of Textron (TXT) - is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and rated among the TOP 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. Kautex is a leading global supplier of plastic fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensor cleaning solutions. Furthermore, the company produces and supplies camshafts and industrial packaging. Kautex operates in 14 countries with more than 6,000 employees.

• Support for NAFTA Technical Purchasing (COT, CAPEX. Indirect Spend) activity via Technical Purchasing Team in HQ, NAFTA region.
• Support supplier management including supplier development, negotiation, contracts, operative sourcing (including Data Processing: SAP and ARIBA Key Users) new technologies (part and man. process), low cost sourcing, regional sourcing, cost avoidance and cost reduction.
• Co-ordinate/ensure together with peers in Advanced Manufacturing and Core Manufacturing standardization activities are supported and secured where tooling, equipment and services need to be sourced
• Support Innovation and Research with necessary activities to secure future technologies for Kautex
• Support opening of new plants and plant closure when and where necessary
• Spend 10% time of Continuous Improvement activities

• Degree in Industrial Engineering / Commercial degree or a comparable education is required
• Internship experience in Purchasing / operations/ product design experience is a plus
• Computer Skills (MS Office, SAP, ARIBA, etc)


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