PRIMARY DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES :
Drive the global sourcing for assigned purchasingcategory.
Deliver the agreed targets inaccordance with the agreed milestones.
Interface with internal clients to plan and prioritizesourcing activities and prepare annual Procurement plan.
Approach suppliers based on Company identified needs inline with technical scope and Company guidelines.
Benchmark the sources of supply and marketIntelligence.
Assess suppliers'products and services in cooperation with the internalclients.
Organize bids, analyse and evaluatesupplier proposals and negotiate commercial conditions.
Analyse and document options for procurement ofmaterials, goods, and services.
Maintain andupdate vendor database and contact information.
Analyse and report on purchasing metrics, creatingstandard and ad hoc reports.
Compare andevaluate goods and contracts to recommend strategies.
Conduct data mining and running of ad-hoc intelligencereports as needed.
Required Education, Skills andQualifications
Master's or bachelor'sdegree in fields of Supply Chain, Engineering, or Manufacturingwith minimum 5 Years'
experience in procurement at global& regional levels.
APICS, CIPS or similar.
Experiencefrom Polypropylene buying is a plus.
Experience from the packaging industry is aplus.
Experience of driving change managementprograms with stretched targets in Procurement.
Strong negotiating skills and business acumen.
Fluent oral and written skills in English.
Good computer literacy.
Effectivecommunication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
Maintainhigh level of integrity and confidentiality.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with theability to interact with individuals throughout the company as wellas build relationships with vendors.
Stronglistening and evaluating skills with the ability to design creativesolutions to problem situations.
Strong mathand numerical data analysis skills and strong attention todetail.
Job Type : Full-timeExperience :
Manufacturing : 4 years(Preferred)
Procurement : 5 years(Preferred)
Regional / Global Procurement : 5years (Preferred)
French, German,Italian or Spanish (Preferred)