Commodity Leader
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Your Opportunity

Responsible for the implementation of commodity strategies and supplier management in assigned spend categories. Perform sourcing activities for a set portfolio of spend categories at a global and/or local level to achieve commodity results and ensure compliance with the Group Strategy.

Your Mission

  • Implement global commodity strategy for assigned spend categories 
  • Analyses spending in assigned spend categories 
  • Monitor the market through constant benchmarking in order to continuously improve costs, quality, delivery and technology 
  • Support the Global Commodity Manager in defining the annual savings forecast, identifying risks and opportunities 
  • Implement the saving action plan to achieve the assigned annual cost saving target 
  • Promote and lead cost reduction activities and alternative products/ solutions, towards internal stakeholder and Suppliers, to contribute to the overall cost reduction target 
  • Manage Supplier Relationship at global level, monitoring trend of KPIs and setting necessary corrective actions 
  • Negotiate long-term contracts with Suppliers, at global level, that set out prices, quality standards, cost-reduction improve on delivery times, and commercial terms and conditions. 
  • Communicate effectively and manage relationships with relevant internal stakeholders, to contribute to the cross-functional projects. 
  • Ensure compliance with the sourcing processes. 
  • Enter relevant sourcing data in SAP for new product codes and pricelist updates.

Your Profile

Level of education and languages: 
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent;
  • Master Degree or equivalent
  • Degree in Engineering is preferred; Business/Economics is also accepted 
  • English
  • Fluency in French, Italian is an advantage. 
Required experience and skills:
  • Min 3 yrs in strategic sourcing in an international manufacturing company
  • Knowledge of the market/product categories concerned is a plus
  • More than 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment; good knowledge of the Machining, Casting, welding, etc;
  • Experience in international negotiations, contract and claim management
  • Experience outside of own country of origin is a plus
  • Very good negotiation skills as key element in order to communicate with both suppliers and other stakeholders.

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