Wallbox is a global scale-up from Barcelona, born in 2015 and dedicated to changing the way the world uses energy. We create smart charging systems for electric vehicles that combine cutting-edge technology with an outstanding design, because we believe that design is as essential as technology. And in order to provide an integrated experience, the communication between the car and the charger is managed via an easy-to-use App.
Wallbox operates in over 40 countries and has offices in Barcelona, Madrid, China, and the US. We are a team of dreamers, doers, and makers, working worldwide to lead the path to sustainable electric transportation. More than 200 dedicated experts of over 20 different nationalities work together on achieving this goal.
We are powered by a culture of trust and innovation, something we have to earn every day by living up to our values. This culture has shown to be rewarding in many ways – amongst them, the creation of the worlds first bidirectional charger, the Quasar, and the recognition as the best of CES 2020 in transportation technology.
We have closed our second tranche of series A investment, bringing the total round to 23M. Have we also mentioned our brand-new headquarters in Barcelona?
At the end of the day, working at Wallbox is at the same time challenging, fun and rewarding. If you like the idea of a dynamic environment, desire to work alongside an incredibly talented, fast-growing team and believe in the future of sustainable transportation, this is the place for you.
Are you ready to change the world with us?
Wallbox is looking for a Senior Buyer/Project Buyer for ensuring that the organisation selects the most appropriate suppliers, for the achievement of the economic, quality and service objectives, and to manage all assigned suppliers and lead all purchasing activities for the projects we develop.
In dependence of Purchasing Director, you will be responsible of negotiation of the cost, terms, quality, technology and delivery with the suppliers.
Must fully understand customer needs, keeping up to date with market knowledge and trends and reacting to changes as key elements of the role. Being able to maximize profits and provide solid contracts with suppliers at competitive prices.
Manage the supplier performance, identify risks and develop/implement strategic buying plans to assure fulfillment of business objectives (develop, promote, globalize, replace or reduce supplier panel size), providing quantifiable achievements and monitorization of scores.
As a Project Buyer, you will be an active member of the Project team during Development. Main role is to coordinate with Engineering and Project Management, all assigned suppliers and lead all purchasing activities across functions and departments. The Project Buyer goals are aligned with Project goals and are monitored weekly with the Purchasing Director and the Project Manager.
Lead all supplier communications for Engineering changes, minimizing cost impact, and coordinating timing and samples with Project team, and Operations Team.
Manage ongoing communications with suppliers and resolve issues using the escalation matrix.
Identify, propose and implement changes to improve buying or procurement procedures.
Hold responsibility of understanding the use of the supply chain knowledge to contribute to his optimization together with Logistics Department and Supplier.
Degree in Engineering or Business Administration/Economics
Proven purchasing experience of minimum 3-5 years in similar position (purchasing of Electronics components is a must), preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment.
High negotiation abilities
Strong analytical with strong proven problem solving abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
Interpersonal skills to work in a cross-functional team
Leadership skills, ability to focus and results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project milestones
Strong technical knowledge and understanding of automotive processes and components and supply chain management
Computer literate, include advanced Excel skill
Keen attention to detail and accuracy
Commercially and financially aware
Valuable German or French
Knowledge of the IATF16949 Quality standards and APQP system
100% company paid individual medical & dental insurance, after six months
Attractive compensation package
Flexible working hours
Friday afternoon off
Opportunity to advance your payroll (under request)
Unlimited coffee & beverages
Language classes (English & Spanish)
Sports channel, which offers online classes until our gym is opened
Monthly All Hands & other team events
Brand new canteen with a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes, everyday, for a discounted price
Brand new offices in Zona Franca
Over 20 different nationalities
No suits! Unless its Carnival or Halloween
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