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VIE Indirect Buyer, New Energies (W/M) - Wels (AT)

Main missions

•    The Indirect Buyer is responsible for purchasing the non-production materials for his site, services and local CAPEX in line with Plastic Omnium Purchasing policy.

•    Contribute to Plastic Omnium competitiveness improvement


Safety, Compliance & Reporting
•    Encourage safety activities within extended supply base including enforcement of Plastic Omnium 6 non-negotiables
•    Be accountable for the respect and application of Global Purchasing procedures
•    Build and share the reporting of her/his activities 
•    Report savings in Wave tool on a monthly basis
•    Work constantly with Group Domain Managers for all Domains involved in these locations
Business Intelligence
•    Gather important market information for the Purchasing scope in his/her responsibility
•    Identify potential suppliers on the market for the current and future needs of PO New Energies
Supply base management (Indirect and local CAPEX suppliers)
•    Establish trustful and long-term relationship with selected suppliers
•    Manage the suppliers accounts creations and maintenance
•    Develop the supply base to reach state of the art level in all  PO New Energies activities fields (automotive, trucks, buses, railway, etc…)
•    Support partnerships and strengthen close relationships with key suppliers
•    Monitor suppliers’ performance via Score cards, Management meetings…
•    Establish, share and implement commodities strategies for his/her Purchasing scope in accordance with PO Group policy and Purchasing policy

Sourcings & Supplier selection
•    Issue RFQs then select suppliers and negotiates contract terms in accordance with purchasing strategies, internal and external requirements considering a TCO approach
•    Manages purchase orders accordingly
•    Secure on time deliveries 
•    Perform benchmark 
•    Support sourcing decisions according to identified needs, suppliers performances and skills, and defined strategy
•    Supports supplier development process and ensures suppliers are aligned with PLASTIC OMNIUM objectives
Contractual Management
•    Manage the contractual relationship, including but not limited to intellectual property, payments terms & conditions, etc… for his/her scope and in the interest of PO New Energies
•    Responsible to work with legal department to insure the legal soundness of the contractual relationships between PO New Energies and its supply base, within scope assigned

•    Lead cost improvement ideas generation to implementation by working directly with all internal stakeholders and suppliers 
•    Negotiate competitive conditions and LTAs agreements with suppliers
•    Ensure PO New Energies will have access to products & services according to needs and at preferred conditions in terms of pricing and quality
•    Implement and respect the objectives fixed by Purchasing & Project Managements
•    Attend and/or lead workshops for Purchasing continuous improvement
•    Participate to the budget construction for the year N+1
•    Support Omega activity for his/her scope
•    Perform administrative activities related Purchasing performance :
o    Purchasing order issuing
o    HR Family strategy & follow-up for EUR region
o    Lab testing family strategy management for EUR region 



Knowledge / Qualification

Master degree with Engineering background preferably or Purchasing education
Management skills



Ability to analyze cost structures and drivers relating to supplier price submissions.
Ability to successfully negotiate prices, timing, and terms in support of PO New Energies objectives.
Ability to create and manage processes and procedures within the department.
Ability to track financial metrics and report accordingly.
Ability to conceptualize and understand multiple production processes and related equipment requirements/specifications.
Strong negotiator.
Understanding of automotive requirements 
Fluency in foreign language(s) business level, English is a Must, German is a Plus
Strong organizational skills and prioritize tasks to meet department objectives with timely manner
Master pack office and SAP
Have to understand the impact of his/her activities on the purchasing objectives (services & products) and understand the potential risks of a non-compliance on the products designed and delivered by Plastic Omnium to its customer 

Date:  2 Feb 2024

Wels, AT

Job Requisition ID:  377092

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