Karrierestufe

Mittlere Stufe (2-5 Jahre), Höhere Stufe (5-10 Jahre)

Gesprochene Sprachen

Englisch

Anschrift(en) der Stelle

1-3 Calea Giulești, București


Kingfisher plc is a home improvement company with over 1,100 stores in 10 countries across Europe. We employpeople and nearly six million customers shop in our stores and through our websites every week.

Our ‘ONE’ Kingfisher plan will leverage the scale of the business by becoming a single, unified company where customer needs always come first.

We are transforming our business to have a unified customer offer across Europe, with the same products presented everywhere in the same way. This offer will ultimately be delivered by an integrated supply chain from the supplier to the customer’s home for quality at lowest cost.

The sourcing team based in Bucharest is responsible for both Brico Depot Romania’s vendor base and discovering the best factories across the Balkans to supply all of our European operating companies. We are looking for a PRODUCT SOURCING MANAGER with proven knowledge and experience of production processes to complete our Sourcing team.

THE KEY ROLE of this job is focused on three dimensions: products, sourcing, and vendor management.

           MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research markets across the Balkans to source and develop new products, ensuring customer requirements and brief from Range Offer team are met;
  • Identify direct factory / vendor sources of supply, develop and implement vendor-specific strategies, monitor and measure their performance;
  • Ensure project critical paths are created, managed, communicated and maintained to ensure on time in full product delivery in line with the agreed quality levels;
  • Manage vendor performance; build, engage and maintain optimum vendor portfolio to maximize volume leverage while mitigating risk;
  • Negotiate commercial conditions and manage the negotiating process with vendors;
  • Understand manufacturing process and cost structures for all of the applicable category areas;
  • Identify opportunities for component sourcing and manage the ‘design to cost’ process;
  • Qualify and manage vendors and factories with a focus on establishing the best quality / cost proposition in each product category, group brand and industrial segment. 

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in sourcing or purchasing area (sourcing, production, contracting, negotiation, analysis);
  • Experience in products within the sub-categories, understanding of the manufacture process;
  • University degree, master in related field of Commerce/ Engineering/ Technical is preferred;
  • Knowledge of business processes and project management;
  • Cost analysis abilities, persuasion, negotiation abilities;
  • Organized and pragmatic, also proactive and flexible;
  • Sociable with teamwork abilities;
  • Proficiency in English, in the field and related to international business (written and spoken).
     
    *Only eligible candidates will be contacted and invited to participate to our selection process.