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Commodity Buyer

DATE2020-02-18
JOB FAMILYPURCHASING
COUNTRYUnited Kingdom
LOCATIONTAMWORTH
CONTRACT TYPELong Term-At will
DIVISION Intelligent Exterior Systems

Mission:

  • Is in charge of the purchasing strategies for his suppliers range, identifying the market opportunities (economical, technological and geographical), managing his suppliers list & the cost reduction programs.
  • Is responsible for the sourcing process according to the plant & project needs in observation of the deontology rules and in the objectives set in terms of quality, cost and delivery
  • Is in charge of the “order to pay” process: verifies that the spent authorization rules are respected set up the necessary orders and contracts and tracks the conditions of application. Insures that the suppliers are paid in the term negotiated.
  • Manages if necessary any crisis with the suppliers

 

Activities

  • Proposes the commodity strategy and manages the supply base accordingly
  • His/her responsible for his market analysis (benchmark, professional fairs, market trends, innovation...)
  • Manages the suppliers relationships according to PO purchasing policy
  • Follows and reports the suppliers performance
  • Leads the suppliers sourcing process in the respect of the procedures
  • Leads negotiation with the suppliers and internal customers
  • He/she is in charge of contractualization with suppliers
  • Is responsible for his commodity in terms of Q, C, T
  • Promotes the technical savings proposed by the suppliers
  • Takes part or leads internal working groups for technical savings identification or problem solving
  • Leads each time necessary the problem solving process
  • He’s responsible for the risk management of his commodity (financial health of suppliers, M&A, dependence ratio…)
  • Commits & Manages  his portfolio in line with budget
  • He/she is committed to the respect of legal & environmental rules applicable on its markets
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