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Operational responsibility for the whole sourcing of the company. Oversees the purchasing activities for all direct/indirect materials and services, considering the cost, volume and quality, Supplier Management, Commercial negotiations.
Directly responsible for:
Manage the team
Define and guarantee Performance :
Contribute to site performance achievement (Sales, Cash, EBIT, Order Intake)
Guarantee supplier performance: deliveries, PPI, LCC, OTD, PPM/NCR and Claim recoveries
Guarantee working capital and cash by working closely with Account Payables and Suppliers to improve payment terms and specific year end closing situations
Guarantee project execution (on time and budget)
Build, follow-up and monitor the local sourcing action plans by commodity / supplier / project
Participate in the elaboration of the global and local purchasing budgets
Optimize working capital needs, decrease the level of inventories, decrease the administrative cost (number of PO and invoices)
Proactively identify opportunities for cost reduction from alternative suppliers, substitutes or other techniques that bring value to the business
Benchmark with other plants
Manage the Commodities :
Manage the Project Execution
Manage Purchasing of NPR goods and services including CAPEX
Insure ALL the NPR spend is managed and under control of NPR purchasing team
Implement and enforce the NO PR NO PO, NO PO NO PAY policy
Accountable for delivery of cost reduction savings related to NPR categories including CAPEX
Evaluate and participate in regional and global activities
Responsible for monitoring the cost of products and services and provide regular benchmarks
Be responsible of all aspects of the purchasing function - solicitation of quotations, negotiations, final selection of suppliers, terms and conditions of the purchase agreement-, in accordance with the site policy for delegation of authority
Manage key supplier relationships and associated SLAs by driving and supporting the success of NPR&I function
Monitor internal stakeholder satisfaction towards the performance of NPR team (PR to PO Leadtime, product and services performances, supplier reliability and reactivity)
Minimum Requirements: University Degree in Engineering, Business or Finance, other education with appropriate training or experience.
Minimum 10 years' experience in Purchasing in various related positions (Commodities, project) with proven results English language working proficiency.
*Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview
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