For our client, a leader in the production of corrugated cardboard packaging’s, we are looking for a Procurement Manager.
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably Engineering or Business Administration;
Minimum 5 years of experience at least 3 years of within paper and / or FMCG environment in Procurement and / or Supply Chain management;
Good understanding and managerial experience of Supply Chain;
Know-how of Supply Chain related systems and technologies (ERP, SAP and TMS);
Knowledge of procurement trends;
Worked within matrix organizational model;
Good at leading and managing teams;
Preparing procurement reports.
Leading all procurement activities within Romania (in that moment 2 locations);
Ensuring all the items are procured within company procurement strategies and comply with company policies and procedures;
Maximizing the benefits to bundle the opp. by having market / supplier knowledge in cooperation with Lead buyers;
Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective;
Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors;
Ensuring all the targets as savings, cash flow and others are met;
Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms;
Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility;
Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers;
Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services;
Ensuring the right quantity ordered and delivered in order to fulfil the needs of the customers without increasing stocks;
Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements;
Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs;
Overseeing and managing the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods;
Defining and creating the right team by inspiring to let them manage activities on time by achieving the targets;
Ensuring to improve of poor performance fields to improve customer service levels and working to take necessary actions for improvement;
Leading procurement activities and develop alternatives to be one step ahead of competition;
Managing the costs of all strategic items as like; paper, transportation, starch, ink CAPEX in line with company procurement team and lead buyers;
Leading projects about reducing costs; increasing efficiency and improve customer service level.
Ensuring to have the right materials on board with required quantities in order to comply with company’s Operating Working Capital (OWC) targets.
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