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The Senior Procurement Project Specialist plans, organizes, executes and controls strategic and operational activities within Strategic Commodity Management.
Also aligns procurement initiatives and strategy with supply chain strategy of the Line of Business to achieve lowest total costs, effective supplier management and consolidation, continuous improvement in regards to working capital (payment terms, cycle times, inventory).
Consolidate suppliers and transfer spend to preferred suppliers in different commodities out of PPE industry
Execute and drive specific programs for cost down or inventory reduction
Support and drive escalations for Tail Spend Suppliers if supply disruptions appear
Support RFQ / Benchmarks by data gathering and pre-build of data
Negotiation with suppliers (price, terms, escalations )
Through the analysis of current spend, processes and practices, develop an overall supplier consolidation strategy for tail spend suppliers that supports the goals of the SPS businesses
Project management and execution of specific programs; close tracking of action rails and ensure on time fulfillment
Design and deploy processes and preferred supplier selections that are consistent with the SPS identified strategies
Utilize e-auctions for consolidation opportunities
YOU MUST HAVE
Some previous experience in Supply Management / Sourcing / Procurement, suppliers management
Advanced negotiations skills
Project management experiences and capabilities
Knowledge of commodity management, price indices, cost breakout, Total Cost of Ownership and other state-of-the art tools / techniques
Strong skills to work across all functions and levels of an organization
Effective listening skills; effective facilitation skills; demonstrates high energy and models behaviors
Persistent drive for results utilizing sound project management, organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to make sound business judgments related to strategic supply philosophies and initiatives.
Excellent knowledge of operations management and supply chain processes in a large organization