Buyer, Indirect materials and Services -Slovakia
Middle (2-5 years)
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As part of the global purchasing team the Buyer is expected to work closely with all functional groups in multiple countries/regions in order to obtain maximum value from the supply base. The Buyer will be responsible for the strategic sourcing of a wide range of indirect goods and services including, but not limited to: Facility Services, Energy, IT/Telecom, Professional Services, SG&A, MRO, MET (Machinery, Equipment, and Tooling), and Packaging, establishing contractual agreements, managing supplier performance and resolving all supplier issues for the assigned Company locations.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Procure Indirect Materials and Services as assigned by applying strategic sourcing principles at the best level of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership). Adhere to Global Supply Chain Management Policies and Procedures on all purchases. At all times promote the Company values and standards when dealing with internal or external customers.
•Continuously develop, execute, and enhance commodity strategy for Indirect Materials and Services as assigned. Continuously enhance purchasing expertise and knowledge of market prices and trends.
•Execute comprehensive RFQ process and support functional users in timely manner.
•Pursue systematic cost reductions and report savings to the Corporate office on a regular basis as assigned.
•Negotiate (re-negotiate) agreements and purchase orders minimum 30 days prior to expiration.
•Perform necessary purchase order maintenance and follow up, support purchasing objective of processing 98% of purchasing requisitions within 10 days.
•Draft supplier contracts and Service Agreements, conduct legal reviews as assigned.
•Manage relationships with suppliers, resolve supplier issues, monitor suppliers’ performance in the areas of cost, service, quality and delivery.
•Identify and develop new suppliers when appropriate.
•Support general business activities and requirements of Functional groups, carry out other duties as assigned.
•Communicate and cooperate with the Supply Chain Management Organization as a whole.
Expertise and knowledge of supply base in the specialized field of Services procurement (R)
•Expertise and knowledge of supply base of Machinery and Equipment (R)
•Significant expertise in legal contract negotiations and risk management (R)
•Excellent communication skills with emphasis on formal presentations (R)
•Effective interpersonal skills with emphasis on customer service (R)
•Effective and consistent follow-up skills, demonstrated multi-tasking and project management abilities (R)
•Demonstrated negotiation, problem solving and analytical skills (R)
Fluent German and English Language is required . The position is located in INTEVA Lozorno, Slovakia (near Bratislava) . Buyer will be required to travel frequently to German locations (approximately 25% of time)