Solution Purchaser Expert

Schneider Electric

3.3

(16)

Egypt (Remote)

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    Position summary

    solution purchasing senior manager* in the Global Customer Projects Division & as a Solution Purchaser Expert for highly complex projects, you will be responsible Manage entire purchasing process OG (Outside Group) from supplier sourcing up till purchase order good execution. Within Customer Project Execution center, support Tender and Execution operational teams in supply management on a portfolio of critical multi-business projects. Act as project team member, measuring is Return on Investment (RoI) project wise.

    • Define the specific purchasing strategy for the project, focusing on high stake / high risk commodities, continuously prioritizing tasks based on project time schedule.

    • Secure the supplier selection, being involved from tendering to the cash collection, integrating all specifications (cost, lead-time, technology, quality, flexibility, logistic, financing, and make or buy strategy).

    • Manage Request For Information (RFI), Request For Quotation (RFQ) and the bid tabulation (based on total cost of ownership (TCO)) with suppliers.

    • Assess risks on the supply chain and transfer/mitigate it as early as possible through audit, contractual clauses, supplier development plan.

    • Negotiate Terms & Conditions (T&C) with suppliers securing "back to back" and "If & When" conditions versus Schneider Electric customer conditions

    • Contractualize with suppliers, managing potential claims with suppliers.

    • Manage amendments and delivery problems unsolved by the logistics

    • Define strategies for suppliers claims (to find opportunities for cost reduction, prevent the risk of value-added supplier or customer complaints). Prepare and ensure their implementation.

    • Manage the purchasing order process with an ethical approach, securing the assets from SE (based on corporate rules).

    • Secure the supply deliveries, managing the risk mitigation plans with suppliers and anticipating pro-actively all necessary actions.

    • Integrate qualitative criteria to select suppliers (flexibility) and take opportunities of customer variation orders to continuously negotiate better suppliers' conditions.

    • Take active part of Purchasing community as referent for his area of expertise and integrate global Supplier Oriented Chart (SOC).

    Qualifications

    About You

    • Bachelor's degree of Electrical Power Engineering

    • Minimum 7+ years experience in a Purchasing/Sourcing team of a Multinational corporation, Experience in procurement & Supplier management is mandatory.

    • Solution Purchaser Professional certification

    Skills requirement:

    • Strong oral and written communication skills.

    • Established project management, coaching skills, and leadership capability.

    • Strong customer orientation & Proven ability to create solid relationship with the stakeholders

    • Strong communication skills, effective in a cross-cultural environment to foster collaboration toward a common goal

    • Ability to understand, influence & convince in a matrixial organization

    • Able to communicate in concise and synthetic manner complex technical issues/topics

    • Able to make decisions in complex context based on imperfect/missing conditions

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

    • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have time management skills.

    Schedule: Full-time
    Req: 008YAV

    Why you should apply for a job to Schneider Electric:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 62% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.