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Plastics Buyer Junior - Italy  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 19 July 2017

Project Description

Job Scope
 Your Mission  Implement the sourcing strategy and execute the sourcing activities for assigned categories to achieve optimal purchasing process in terms of cost management and vendor management, while ensuring supply continuity and company quality standards. Act as key account for the vendors in scope.    


Main Responsibilities
 Your Contributions   
  • Conduct market intelligence activities (including RFI) to improve knowledge of available products  suppliers on the market 
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and bench marking 
  • Support risk assessment through analysis of data  
  • Analyze current products portfolio and supplier base in order to identify cost savings and synergy opportunities and further consolidate the vendor portfolio 
  • Support on conducting tenders and negotiations with suppliers to address the defined cost saving targets and standards of quality of products/services to be purchased  
  • Support on negotiating price conditions and terms and conditions in contract agreements 
  • Assess supplier performance based on the KPIs, report on issues  
  • Implement reporting tools to measure results 
  • Monitor Procurement costs against the budget through the year 
  • Strictly follow compliance and integrity principles and procedures.     



Qualifications Experience Personal Strengths Mobility
Education  
Bachelor’s Degree   
Specialization  Management Engineering (preferred) or Materials Engineering (optional)   


 Experience   
  • Preferably 2-3 years experience in Procurement     


 Technical Competencies   
  • High familiarity with IT tools (Excel, Databases, SAP,..) 
  • Familiar with Supply Chain\Procurement concepts 
  • Project management     
 
Skills   
  • Able to establish and develop relationship and teamworking 
  • Negotiation skills required to deal with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Reliable and organized, sharp on results 
  • Interdisciplinary thought and quality awareness 
  • Ability to gather and analyze data for negotiation and networking 
  • High problem-solving capability  
  • Interest in market dynamics     
 
Languages  
Fluent spoken and written Italian and English   


Travel Availability 
 Trips to European Area will be required   


Benefits
 We Offer You  As per local and Company requirements