You will lead key initiatives in Global Procurement focused on supply chain optimization.
Working closely with the Category Team and key stakeholders you will:
Optimization the current supply base including the cost base.
Become an important part of the Category Team, working across different business units and regions. You will develop parts of, providing input to and drive implementation of the category strategies.
Analyze cost structures, spend and demand patterns and macro-economic effects and impacts on behalf of the entire team.
Drive continuous improvement programs both internally and at the suppliers with special focus on cost saving initiatives, supplier optimization and component standardization.
Ensure adherence to KPIs set by Global Procurement in regards to safety, quality, cost, delivery, innovation and sustainability.
Participate in selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting with suppliers within the category.
Lead Value-chain improvements and analysis.
Drive Best in Class initiatives and performance; thereby ensure we take the supply chain to the next level. Qualifications
The right candidate would be a BE Mechanical or Polymer Technology holding minimum 12-15 years of work experience within Strategic Purchasing
Excellent communication skills including fluent English skills (both orally and in writing)
Advanced skills within PPT, Excel & Word is a must
SAP Experience is an advantage but not a requirement.
The successful candidate possesses a drive which is second to none and a natural curiosity. Furthermore, we are looking for a profile who has/is:
An open approach to encourage stakeholder inputs and a structured and fact-based approach to secure ideas are prioritized and implemented.
A team player and persistent to secure the successful implementation of the initiatives you lead.
Holistic and positive mindset.
Strong analytical skills with a natural motivation for detailed analysis.
Structured and fact based approach.