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Commodity Leader – Indirects & Services
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Your Opportunity

Sidel is looking for a Commodity Leader who will be responsible to Support the definition and responsible for the implementation of sourcing strategies. Supplier management for given categories of spend. 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.

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

Level of education and languages:
■ Master Degree in Engineering is preferred; Business, Economics is also accepted
■ Fluency in French, Italian and/or Chinese is an advantage
Required experience and skills:
■ 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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