pure puchasing consulting
May 2015 to Present
Volvo Car Group
Vice President Purchasing
2013 to April 2015
Senior Director Electric Electronic
August 2008 to December 2012
Volkswagen do Brasil
Director Purchasing South America Cars and Trucks
April 2005 to July 2008
São Paulo Area, Brazil
June 1996 to April 2005
VOLKSWAGEN OF SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD
Commodity Manager Electric Electronic / Global Forward Sourcing
October 1995 to May 1996
Uitenhage Area, South Africa
Manager of the Local Purchasing Team
September 1994 to May 1996
Brussels Area, Belgium
January 1991 to August 1994
What company does Thomas Gropp work for?
Thomas Gropp works for pure puchasing consulting
What is Thomas Gropp's role at pure puchasing consulting?
Thomas Gropp is Partner
What industry does Thomas Gropp work in?
Thomas Gropp works in the Automotive industry.
executive summary professional leader with many years of managerial experience in supply chain management and procurement developed and integrated cross-functional strategies, utilizing business espertise to reach financial and business objectives by using best practice purchasing strategies directed strategies and established the implementation of turn around strategies achieved the best of benchmark results concerning quality, service and total cost in order to optimise the profit for the company created aspired teams by strong leadership and motivation for the goals excellent negotiations skills, able to convince while maintaining professionalism decisive thinker and skilled influencerPartner @ From May 2015 to Present (6 months) Vice President Purchasing @ Managing the Purchasing Strategy Volvo 2020 iShape – Profitabilty and Efficiency Programm Product,Process and Competition Management Globalisation Strategy China Interior Exterior Body and Trim From 2013 to April 2015 (2 years) Gothenburg, SwedenSenior Director Electric Electronic @ Deputy of the Board of Purchasing Managing the Purchasing strategies Coordinating the performance of the whole production purchasing area Capacity and Launching Manangement Responsable of ForumMaterialKosten Defining and Implementing Supply Strategies 2018 Optimisation of the current internal and external processes Defining Cost Reduction Strategies for current and new models Managing the Human Resources Strategy From August 2008 to December 2012 (4 years 5 months) Ingolstadt, DeutschlandDirector Purchasing South America Cars and Trucks @ Direct and Indirect Material South America Project / Process Division South America Managing the Purchasing activities Brasil and Argentina Turn-Around activities concerning all areas New Strategic Orientation and Restructuring of the Purchasing area Change Management Process Optimisation of current processes concerning Defining strategie new projects Analysing the Potential of Emerging Markets Localisation Programm 2010 Launching Management From April 2005 to July 2008 (3 years 4 months) São Paulo Area, BrazilGeneral Manager @ Managing the Purchasing activities of Sound- and Information systems, AC and Heating Systems,Lighting, ECU, Semiconducters and Electronic Components Define strategies on Group level Define the Electric / Electronic Strategy on Group Level for Semiconducter / Electronic Components Launching Management Forum Material Cost Development and Training of Staff Regional Responsible for Brasil and China Group Commodity Manager AC and Heating Systems Cluster Info and Entertainment Systems From June 1996 to April 2005 (8 years 11 months) WolfsburgCommodity Manager Electric Electronic / Global Forward Sourcing @ On top to the responsability of VW Bruxelles Managing the Purchasing activities of the Region Restructure the Purchasing Organisation Processes Optimise the localisation Programm Defining the Export Strategies From October 1995 to May 1996 (8 months) Uitenhage Area, South AfricaManager of the Local Purchasing Team @ Define Strategies for France and Benelux in order to define and decide Suppliers in that region for the group in the Corporate Sourcing Committee Managing the local Purchasing activities From September 1994 to May 1996 (1 year 9 months) Brussels Area, BelgiumSenior Buyer @ From January 1991 to August 1994 (3 years 8 months) WolfsburgDiplom, Kaufmann @ Georg-August-Universität Göttingen From 1986 to 1990 Thomas Gropp is skilled in: Automotive, Best Practices..., Entrepreneurship, Purchase Management, Cross-functional Team..., Customer Service, Leadership, Project Management, Global Sourcing, Scouting, Public Speaking, Negotiation, Great Motivator, English, Brazilian Portuguese, Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Business Strategy, Strategische Planung, Projektmanagement, Automobilindustrie, Geschäftsführung, Unternehmensstrategie, Kontinuierliche..., Supply-Chain-Management, Abteilungsübergreifende..., Globale..., Einkauf, Schlanke Produktion, Veränderungsmanagement, Gesprächsführung, Six Sigma, Unternehmensführung
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 1 month(s)
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