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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Procurement Governance

Job Req ID:  38735

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of Job:

  • Ensuring the definition of globally valid segment-specific standards for core processes in the function Procurement as part of Governance M
  • Assisting in the implementation of process-, procedure- and IT- system optimizations in global Procurement; Establish conditions for coordinated process optimizations including successful roll-outs

Implementation of subject-specific processes (risk management and contract management) and professional assurance of cross-functional tasks.


Principle Activities:

  • Participation in the optimization of existing processes/systems in M organization
  • Support in the implementation of training concepts (train the trainer, key user training)
  • Contribute as representative M in cross-functional projects
  • Coordination of systems troubleshooting in the Americas in cooperation with MG
  • Creating reporting on a local level
  • Coordination, communication with the relevant interfaces for supplier risk and contract management
  • Coordination & communication with the relevant interfaces (e.g. insolvency administrator, service provider, legal department)
  • Developing and creating methods, tools and processes for supplier risk management
  • Ensuring the knowledge transfer of these methods, tools, processes to other specialist areas
  • Carrying out research/observation of trends in risk/contract management
  • Support in the implementation of systems and their continuous optimization
  • Derivation of proposals / measures for supplier decisions and necessary emergency strategies
  • Preparation and implementation of specialist committees (e.g. Supplier Risk Committee etc.)
  • Technical support and advice to the specialist departments in risk assessment
  • Negotiating and supporting the creation of supplier contracts.


Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree 

  • Specialist Knowledge: highly proficient in a technical, scientific or specialized field built on a thorough understanding of theoretical concepts and principles and their context).


Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience surrounding purchasing systems management / administration; advanced skills.
  • 1-2 years of experience surrounding systems Improvements / Integration / Testing / Roll-out
  • 1-2 years surrounding development, improvement, streamlining, etc. of business and systems policies, processes, procedures, etc.
  • 1-2 years of experience surrounding Auditing, Direct / Indirect Procurement Management / Project Procurement Management / Multi-site Operations and Support.
  • 1-2 years performing training relevant to business and systems policies, processes, procedures, etc.


Additional Knowledge:

  • Cost Savings / Avoidance Initiatives
  • Personal skills in accordance with job profile
  • Subcontract Requests For Proposals, Review / Evaluation of Proposals, Negotiation and Administration
  • Purchase Order Requests For Quote, Review / Evaluation of Quotes, Negotiation and Administration
  • International / Offshore Purchasing and Contracts / Subcontracts




We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: M-AM-MG 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina