Position : Site Purchasing Leader
Function : Purchasing
Country : BU Telecom Infrastructure - Belgium
Location : Frameries
The Site Purchasing Leader will oversee the following activities on the site (s) for which he / she is responsible :
Responsible for Local Site Purchasing and Local Vendor Management : the total expenditure of 50 000 to 250,000 €) : reassessment of needs, launch of RFI, RFQ contract designs, implementation and monitoring of continuous improvement plan.
Supports the definition of the category strategy / Business Units, in line with the vision of the group, their Business Unit, and ensure the alignment of group practices / BU / sites.
Is the level 1 escalation of PSS operations for the site (s) for which he / she is responsible (
€ 250,000, he / she is responsible for the Purchasing performance and the implementation of Procurement strategies, contracts and / or agreements negotiated by the Group.
Works and returns requirements to non-production purchasing COE for all purchases over 250,000€. Works and provides the needs to the Category Manager Raw Materials of his / her Business Group for all the CAPEX and Production Purchases superior to 250,000 €
Is a guarantor and reports to the Site Board of the Unit and the BU / BG Purchasing on the performance of all Purchasing activities of the plant;
Is Guarantor of the respect and the implementation of Nexans Purchasing processes and standards;
Guarantor of the implementation of transversal Group Purchasing initiatives on his / her perimeter.
Areas of Responsibility
STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT
Establishes the strategy for Purchasing and Supplier Panels on expenses from 50,000€ to 250,000€;
Implements the execution plan at scope in his / her Business Unit;
Applies completely the purchasing process locally;
Contributes to the identification and reduction of risks related to local purchases.
Challenges the expression of the needs (recasting of the cost, functional analysis, standardization ...)
Consolidate needs at the appropriate level (global, local)
Supports the definition of a functional specification (decision matrix for information request / quote, etc.)
Defines the panel of suppliers for consultation
Performs information / quote requests
Leads negotiations to select the best supplier (based on cost breakdown, total cost of ownership and risk elements)
Manages contracts and their follow-up (customization, deployment, performance evaluation)
Contributes to the mitigation of claims
Contributes to supplier market analysis by providing information on local suppliers
Analyzes market trends (products, suppliers and customers) and cost drivers in the market of major suppliers.
Establishes market benchmarks (customers, competitors, suppliers)
Establishes the cost structure of the solution
Identifies and proposes alternative solutions in the supplier panel
Knows how to work effectively with internal customers and stakeholders
Oversees the economy plan of his / her perimeter
Designs and deploys a dashboard to monitor expenses, unit cost, volume of his / her scope.
Contributes to the P & L economy plan (% P & L impact)
Optimizes the supplier panel where possible (# suppliers, # transactions)
Optimize the supplier payment terms (Weighted Average Payment Terms)
Ensures the deployment and application of the group contract at the level of its scope and its Business Unit
Encourages the number of group / bundle contracts with an effective multi-site application
Effectively coordinates the results with the purchasing team and entities of the Business Unit / Business Group
Skills and qualifications required
Speaks English and French fluently
Continuously updating / training on his / her job as a purchaser and develops his / her knowledge
Lead and decide
Makes quick and clear decisions that can involve difficult choices
Takes responsibility for actions, projects for which he / she is responsible
Takes initiative, acts with confidence
Initiates and generates activity
Work with people
Demonstrates interest and understanding of others
Adapts to the BU purchasing team of which he / she is part and strengthens the team spirit
Recognizes the contribution of others
Listens, consults with others and communicates proactively
Supports and take care of others
Provide results and meet customer expectations
Focuses on needs and customer satisfaction
Sets high standards for quality and quantity
Entrepreneurial thinking and performance
Keeps abreast of vendor information and market trends
Identifies business opportunities for the organization
Demonstrates a financial awareness
Analyzes digital data, verbal data and all other sources of information.
Seeks additional information or a better understanding of a problem
Produces practical solutions to a range of problems
Understands how part of a much larger system a problem can be.
Master the value chain of purchases and more specifically :
Sourcing and e- sourcing platform skills
Trading & negotiation techniques (electronic & physical auctions, trading strategies, hard and soft negotiation skills)
Contracting setting and deployment