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Amy Lawrence-Favre

Commodity Buyer at Volvo Group
Function: Procurement
Industry: Automotive
Category: Components & Parts
Procurement system: Other

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An experienced Purchasing & Procurement professional, I am currently based in Lyon, France.

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Volvo Group

February 2012 - Present (12 years, 5 months) | Lyon, France
Various portfolios: Project and Commodity Buyer, GTP - Steering & Suspension (Link Rods, Tie Rods, Anti-Roll Bars, V-stays) Project and Commodity Buyer, Group Trucks Purchasing - Suspension (Leaf Springs) Aftermarket Buyer for Renault Trucks Defense (now Arquus) - Responsible for spare parts for the VAB. Buyer for Renault Trucks Defense (now Arquus) - Responsible for the driveline parts - engines, gearboxes, clutch, cooling & air intake. Global project buyer for fuel injection & filtration systems in GTT Purchasing (Powertrain Projects) Continental project buyer for plastic & rubber in GTT Purchasing (Vehicle Projects) Continental project & sourcing buyer for tubes & connectors in GTT Purchasing (Vehicle Projects) Continental production/operations buyer for braking systems in 3P Purchasing (Vehicle Dynamics)
Assistant Project Manager & Office Manager

Principle Group for HSBC France

June 2011 - February 2012 (8 months) | Lyon, France
Project management support for Principle France, an international brand implementation company. My role was to act as the link between the UK Principle head office, the French satellite and the client, HSBC. 06/2011 - 02/2012: Assistant Project Manager Planning, scheduling and project management & client relationship management Communication, translation & administrative support 09/2011 - 02/2012: Office manager for the Lyon office of Principle Group. Coordination of project assistants based in Lyon.

BlueScope Steel

August 2008 - September 2010 (2 years, 1 month) | Hastings, Victoria, Australia
11/2009 - 09/2010. Buyer - Capex & Maintenance. Responsible for all tenders and contracts for the Capital and Maintenance category, for the Western Port site of BlueScope Steel. I was responsible for an annual budget (FY 2009/10) of 11M€. Skills - sourcing, tenders & contracts, negotiation, project management, communication, time management and data analysis. 08/2008 - 09/2010. Buyer - Site Services. Buyer & contract manager for various site services contracts for the Western Port site of BlueScope Steel. I was responsible for an annual budget (2009/10 Australian financial year) of 9M€. Skills - supplier relationship management, sourcing, performance management, problem solving, negotiation.

Education section iconEducation

The Faculty

Pathways to Procurement.

2010 - 2010
Purchasing & Procurement course
BlueScope Steel

Essentials for New Professionals Graduate Program.

2008 - 2010
Swinburne University of Technology

Short Course

2008 - 2008
Swinburne University of Technology

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Arts

2004 - 2008
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