Commodity Leader
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Your Opportunity

Sidel is currently looking for a Commodity Leader, responsible for the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and supplier management for given categories of spend. He/She will perform sourcing activities for a set portfolio of spend categories at global and/or local level to achieve commodity results and ensure compliance with Group strategy. He/She will have good negotiation skills, as key element in order to communicate with both suppliers and other stakeholders.

Your Mission

  • Support global commodity strategies definition and implementation for assigned spend categories
  • Analysise spend in assigned spend categories
  • Monitor the market through constant benchmarking and/or cost breakdown analysis in order to continuously improve costs, quality, delivery and technology; Duration, cost)
  • Support the Commodity Manager in the annual saving forecast definition, identifying risk and opportunities
  • Implement the saving action plan to achieve the assigned annual cost saving target;
  • Promote and lead cost reduction activities and alternative products/ solution, towards internal stakeholder and Suppliers, to contribute to the overall cost reduction target;
  • Manage Supplier Relationship at global level, monitoring trend of performance KPIs and risks evaluation, and setting necessary corrective actions;
  • Negotiate long-term contracts with Suppliers, at global level, that set out prices, quality standards, cost-reduction improvement along agreement duration, delivery timescales, and commercial terms and conditions;
  • Communicate effectively and manage relationships with key relevant internal stakeholders, in order to contribute to the cross-functional projects;
  • Enter relevant sourcing data in ERP for new product codes and pricelist updates, and in SRM (Supplirt Relationship Management) tool
  • Ensure compliance with sourcing processes;
  • Ensure accuracy and availability of Sourcing Data in systems

Your Profile

  • Master Degree in Engineering is preferred; Business, Economics is also accepted
  • Fluency in French, Italian and/or Chinese is an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years in strategic sourcing in an international manufacturing company;
  • Knowledge of the market/ product categories concerned is a plus;
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment (production or maintenance) or sales is a plus;
  • Experience in international negotiation, contract and claim management
  • Experience outside of own country of origin is a plus
  • Good negotiation skills as key element in order to communicate with both suppliers and other stakeholders

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