Commodity Leader Beijing China
Contract Type
Permanent
Country
CHINA
Location
Beijing

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.

Contract Type
Permanent
Country
CHINA
Location
Beijing
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