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The Procurement Project Specialist is responsible to plan, organize and control strategic activities surrounding the acquisition of materials and services that embodies the major piece part and / or device commodities.
The position will also align with the category management strategy and EMEA plant needs in terms of productivity, payment terms and material availability escalations.
Through the analysis of current spend, processes and practices, execute on an overall sourcing strategy that supports the goals of the PMT business supplier consolidation, process standardization, material cost reduction, working capital improvements, and lead time reduction.
Ensure appropriate sourcing measures and metrics are in place and deployed that measure progress against initiatives and develop necessary corrective action plans.
Select and manage required suppliers who have the capacity and capability to meet the material and subcontract needs of the business.
Develop and implement Annual Operating Plan (AOP) covering selected commodities and suppliers.
Establish and manage key supplier performance goals and objectives consistent with the business strategy and ensuring continuous material supply.
Prepare and execute RFQ’s (Request for Quotations) and e-Auctions.
Analyse demand and prices to identify new cost reduction projects.
Analyse seller market.
Create and prepare contracts for suppliers and ensure implementation.
Support inventory reduction projects.
Coordinate relocation and CE / VE projects.
Manage negotiations and sourcing decisions covering selected suppliers.
Manage and negotiate supply agreements in support of overall supply chain goals and objectives.
Create quantity contracts with the suppliers in accordance with the previously negotiated prices.
YOU MUST HAVE
University degree, with proven knowledge / experience of / with business administration or bachelor degree in business administration, with proven knowledge of technical design and engineering
Some experience in Strategic Sourcing with a focus in international supply base management
Ability to work in a cross functional, team oriented environment
Superior oral and written communication skills
Good organizational skills with an ability to prioritize
Competent appearance, negotiation skills and assertiveness
Ability to build teamwork to accomplish business objectives
English fluent speaking and writing
Rapid problem solving skills
Good knowledge in SAP and MS Office
Good knowledge of contract laws
Commodity Experience in casting, steel, non-ferrous metal and metalworking preferred
German / Slovak as a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Able to articulate points of view with senior leaders, but execute plans when directed
Demonstrate actionable results by delivering against targets for financial performance business impact
Strong project management skills including the ability to manage priorities and workflow
Demonstrated ability to think strategically but detailed oriented to support ideology with facts