Location Madrid Mill
You will be responsible for the procurement of Capital Equipment, Engineering and Construction services related to capital projects and / or Manufacturing Services.
Supporting manufacturing facility maintenance and operations typically involves purchases that are less than $500,000. You will effectively utilize the Strategic Sourcing Process to increase value of IP.
Scope includes relations with suppliers, procurement strategy development, negotiations, contract administration, warranty enforcement and ongoing supplier management.
We provide an advanced and open working environment with excellent opportunities for personal development.
Achieve targeted cost reductions through application of the Strategic Sourcing process, understanding available technologies, global bidder selection, effective buying strategies, negotiations and value-based decision-making.
Serve as a team member throughout the Project Delivery Process with input in cost estimation, potential supplier determination, contract and risk mitigation and project schedule;
includes payment schedules and other commercial activities.
Utilize the Strategic Sourcing process to create effective strategies that deliver maximum cost reduction and value creation.
Effective engagement and facilitation of a diverse team including mill stakeholders, assistant buyers, financial analysts, Global Sourcing COE and other subject matter experts is essential to success.
Develop and drive opportunities for reduction of life cycle cost by engaging key suppliers in the engineering phase of project and suggesting improvements to our operations, processes, or procedures with the goal of reducing total cost of ownership (TCO).
Ensure compliance with standards and policies with key stakeholders throughout the procurement process. Will routinely collaborate with internal and external Engineering Offices, Facility Sourcing professionals and consulting Technology teams.
Serve in a governance role in support of facility purchases and supplier issues.
Offer strategies and advice.
Identify supplier contacts.
Assist in evaluations and achieve problem resolution.
Authorize purchase decisions for amounts above facility authority level including oversight of bid selection process.
Lead and participate in activities to continuously improve the effectiveness of the department through application of Manufacturing Excellence tools, identification of opportunity areas and effective communication with all stakeholders.
A minimum of 10 years work experience in the industry sector, will be valued experience in a manufacturing facility. Extended purchasing or capital project experience is preferred.
Leadership skills, technical knowledge, strategic thinking skills, effective communication skills, analytical skills, an understanding of business and financial basics.
Ability both to work independently and to act as a team player.
Strength / ability to stand alone when necessary.
Excellent English, written and verbal.
Knowledge of other European languages, a strong customer focus is important for collaborating and interfacing with stakeholders
Office Package advanced to access financial data, analyze alternatives and prepare presentations
Knowledge of policies and procedures and the legal aspects of purchasing are desirable.