DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be.
This position is responsible for supporting Corteva operations in EMEA with sourcing, contract management and supplier management activities related to transportation and warehousing services.
Works with regional commercial operations, global strategic sourcing and regional supply chain organizations to orchestrate sourcing events and to collaboratively select qualified suppliers.
Leverages sourcing and procurement systems and tools to efficiently and effectively conduct sourcing activities.
Primary Responsibilities include :
Understand business objectives and strategies, and aligns sourcing projects accordingly.
Utilize the Strategic Sourcing Process and associated governance protocol for sourcing projects.
Negotiate pricing, payment and delivery terms and execute contract agreements as appropriate. Lead regional tenders.
Know the transportation and warehousing market drivers for the portfolio and manages accordingly.
Appropriately use the company tools to efficiently run Sourcing projects.
Work with functional and business partners to understand business requirements and align the sourcing strategy and implementation plans to implement Sourcing projects in Europe, Middle-East and Africa.
Monitor supplier performance against key performance indicators.
Create value through Supplier Relationship Management.
Manage Supplier Relationships including the commercial relationship; resolution of escalated issues.
Understand and practice appropriate work process governance and compliance.
Looks for opportunities to support functional initiatives and improve productivity.
Critical Success Factors :
Focus on value delivery and sustainable competitive advantage for the Business Partner.
Ability to persuade others through effective communication skills.
Openness to change in order to reduce inefficiencies, process deviations, and strategy deviations.
Utilization of data analysis skills to effectively identify value opportunities.
Strong knowledge / capability in logistics and supply chain (domestic & international).
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred logistics / procurement).
Minimum five years within a commercial, shared services, industrial / manufacturing, or engineering related job role.
Experience in logistics or purchasing roles.
Lean Management / Six Sigma / CPSM certified preference.
Work experience should include membership in dynamic, results oriented teams; work with multiple functions or businesses.
Fluent (speech and writing) in English and in at least one other European language.
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The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-
alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.