Location: Sosnowiec, Slaskie, Poland
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2019
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.
*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.