Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full range of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and label application systems.
Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes.
Are you a confident sourcing professional with strong business acumen ? Do you have a confirmed experience in the indirect spend activity and looking for a challenging career opportunity in a multinational environment?
In this role you'll be? responsible to plan, direct and monitor all indirect spend purchasing activities to meet suppliers' performance to Markem-
Imaje standards. You'll have an opportunity to? lead high level business and strategic negotiations in line with company strategy and partnering with senior management.
You should possess? a business mindset of industrial environment and have successfully managed an indirect spend for a previous company.
Principal Activities / Duties / Responsibilities *Reporting to the strategic sourcing direction and responsible for the annual plan of your commodity, the mission is to plan, direct and monitor all indirect spend purchasing activity according to MI's standards of price, timing and reliability of supply *Engage with key spend owners on spend, budget visibility, defined roadmaps and driving adhesion to commodity strategy *Lead the execution phase by formalizing the commodity strategy, implementing plan initiatives, cost saving, productivity plans and supplier resourcing *Evaluate, select and negotiate strategic suppliers terms in the company's best interest *Manage strategic suppliers and deal with high level decision makers *Ensure that the organization receives the best standards of services *Interface with group Dover and support corporate initiatives *Contribute to the optimization of the organization regarding working processes, tools and reporting *Closely work with regional sourcing managers and key spend owners to ensure right processes are in place, track and monitor performance and that ongoing improvement and correction actions are in place*Business degree and strong entrepreneurial spirit with strong business acumen *Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role in an industrial international environment with at least one successful experience in the field of indirect spend sourcing *Detail oriented, ability to set right focus and priorities, very autonomous *Excellent communication and negotiation skills and ability to partner with senior management / executives *Ability drive for results in a structured approach and to build complex contractual agreements *Fact based decision maker, highly collaborative, action and team oriented individual