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Location: Sosnowiec, Slaskie, Poland
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2019

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Job Description


Major Job Responsibilities:

*Responsible for development and/or communication and implementation of a regional, or worldwide sourcing strategy;

*Responsible for development, management and execution of the global category strategy, managing policies, agreements, source catalogues, and special procurement programs;

*Accountable for liaison with the corresponding source buyers;

*Provide leadership for strategic sourcing – qualified supply network, business continuity, supplier risk management – capacity & financial, contract management, supplier commercial negotiations, cost/spend management – TCA assurance, supplier on boarding/off boarding, lead/response time optimization and resource management decisions;

*Lead continuous improvement initiatives and purchasing new product introduction activities within Purchasing;

*Demonstrate leadership in recognizing the potential for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.



Desired Qualifications:

*Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing and/or engineering;

*Undergraduate degree from university/college or equivalent experience;

*Tools and techniques of 6 Sigma, attained by Black Belt, Green Belt, Project Sponsor or other 6 Sigma related training programmes;

*Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management;

*Strong knowledge of the product, NPI, Facility, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Category Strategies.

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Nov 13, 2019