Director Strategic Sourcing Drawing Based Material (M/W)
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Your opportunity

Part of the Sourcing Department and as the Director Strategic Sourcing Drawing Based Material (M/W), you main mission is to manage global and local sourcing activities for all Drawing parts material groups, ensure implementation of the global strategy for the set portfolio, negotiate and implement the best economical and contractual conditions with specific focus on the TCO. You are interested in this challenge ? So take a time to discover our job offer and apply for it!

Your Mission

As the Director Strategic Sourcing Drawing Based Material (M/W), your main missions will be to : 
  • Lead international strategic sourcing teams for the spend categories "DRAWING PARTS ".
  • Lead local sourcing team to ensure that the global strategy as well as the commodity strategies are being applied locally.
  • Ensure development and implementation of material group sourcing strategies and review them regularly, establish and decide the supplier panel for these categories and review regularly.
  • Anticipate strategic opportunities and keep relevant stakeholders informed.
  • Negotiate prices and contracts with key suppliers of the set categories and manage execution of contracts to optimize company‚Äôs competitive position.
  • Achieve savings targets for strategic sourcing activities and spend coverage.
  • Manage Supplier Relationship within the set portfolio of spend categories.
  • Define, implement and ensure compliance with relevant sourcing processes, track implementation of targets set for spend categories.
  • Define global benefit targets and ensure achievement of targets and KPIs on a set portfolio of spend categories.
  • Perform strategic sourcing of material groups in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Establish performance based contracts, KPI's and monitor implementation and compliance.
  • Communicate effectively and manage relationships with key stakeholders and relevant internal personnel.
  • Promote sourcing best practice in terms of strategic sourcing per material group.

Your Profile

You are graduated in Business, Economics or Engineering (Post-Graduate in Management, Business, Procurement is preferred)
or equivalent and fulfill the following requirements : 
  • Minimum 10 years in strategic sourcing in international environment, preferably in high industry standards companies
  • International negotiation, contract and claim management
  • Deep experience in material group strategy and supplier management required
  • Additional experience in cost reduction projects, value analyses, total quality management., supplier qual. assurance
  • Costs / results focused
  • Proficient in MS Office, Outlook, Basic SAP knowledge or equivalent
  • Very good command in English
  • Fluency in one additional language is advantageous (such as French, Italian, Chinese)
  • Prepared to travel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Key Leadership Behaviour
  • Leadership ability to drive cross-functional teams and ability to build relationships and command respect
  • Strong strategic skills and problem solving/analytical skills
  • Personality with high sensitivity to customers and suppliers, balancing empathy and assertiveness
Have you always wanted to become a Director for Strategic Sourcing Drawing Based Material in an international Group ?  Then don't wait any longer, come and join our Team!


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