Strategic Buyer

2022-06-23
Texas City, TX, 77590, US
JC2 Technologies
Strategic BuyerWe are looking for a Strategic Buyer to be the point of contact for current and ongoing CAPEX projects within the organization.The skills and responsibilities for this role will include: Working jointly with Cluster Procurement Manager drive category management, incl. develop and execute category strategy for local categories Drive supplier management activities, incl. continuous optimization of supplier portfolio for local categories Negotiate local supplier agreements (framework contracts) Drive sourcing activities for respective categories by following Source-to-Contract process Act as the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for assigned minor CAPEX projects for all procurement related topics Plan and execute sourcing activities in assigned minor CAPEX projects by following Source-to-Contract processRole & Responsibilities: Conduct category management activities for the assigned categories according to company standard category management procedure and tools Identify cost reduction potentials for the assigned categories and derive measures to realize the potential based on category strategy Implement cost reduction measures systematically Conduct supplier management activities based on category strategy actively Prepare and conduct Source-to-Contract process end-to-end, incl. lead framework contract negotiations with suppliers in the assigned categories Conduct project procurement activities for assigned CAPEX projects, in particular the development and execution of sourcing plan and execution planProfile for a Successful Candidate: Bachelor's degree in engineering, economics or a related field Ability to drive complex negotiations and to maintain sustainable stakeholder and supplier relationships Good knowledge of Procurement methods, tools and processes and related cross-functional activities, ideally also good knowledge of Project Procurement methods Fair amount of experience in category management and supplier management, preferably in an engineering-heavy industry Know-how in products / services in respective assigned categories Well balanced between strategic thinking and practical implementation Excellent communication skills Knowledge of MS Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and SAP Excellent command of written and spoken English, very good skill of the working language in the respective company location

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