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Siva Kumar P.

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Last activity Apr, 06, 2022 07:43 PM
Industry: Automotive
  • Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Mannheim
  • Overview

    Results driven Mechanical Engineer with 5 years of Purchasing Buyer experience in the automotive domain. - Strategic Sourcing - Supplier Management - Project Management - Cost Analysis - Benchmarking - Negotiation


Total Work Experience :

5 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

0 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

5 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - German - Tamil

Countries i can cover :

Germany - India

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Sourcing/Category Management 5 year(s)
Industrial Production and Manufacturing Services
Manufacturing Components and Supplies
Electronic Components and Supplies
Electrical Systems and Lighting and Components and Accessories and Supplies
  • Bachelor of Engineering 2011-07-01 to 2015-05-01

    Mechanical Engineering
    Anna University

  • Master of Science 2018-10-01 to 2020-12-01

    Production Systems Engineering
    RWTH Aachen University

Past Experiences
  • OEM | Automotive

    2015-09-01 To 2018-09-01

    Senior Commodity Buyer

    Responsibilities :

    - Strategic Sourcing, Negotiation and cost planning.

    - Analyzing Supplier Performance in terms of Quality, Cost, Logistics and Financial Strength.

    - Global market analysis for commodity Price forecasting, comparisons and identifying new suppliers.

    - Bench-marking Product spec within RN group in other regions and competitors.

    - Developing opportunities for Cost reduction – Benchmarking, Value Engineering, Commercial Negotiation, bundled sourcing savings, tier-1 to tier N components localization.

    - Coordination with other departments (quality, cost engineering and supply chain) for daily activities.

    - Manage suppliers to achieve business objectives (YOY) thereby improving the overall price, quality and total cost of ownership.

    - Crisis Management by handling supplier line stop issues and inventory shortage.

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