Strategic Sourcing Analyst-PUR000342
Within the Purchasing & Supply chainexcellence Function, the mission of the Raw material strategic sourcing team isto develop a deep market understanding on chemicals products in order tosupport GBU buyers in defining a successful procurement strategy and tactics(SSDC).
This team performs marketstudies on strategic products, provides market intelligence and advancedanalytics support, and shares internal best practices.
The position reports directly to Rawmaterial strategic sourcing manager.
Job Overview and ResponsibilitiesYour responsibilities :
To gather the ad-hoc information for chemical product study and analyze these data.
To provide :
A value-chain analysis (from feedstock to the end-user application )
Highlight competitive manufacturing routes with cash / cost estimation
A Competitive landscape analysis
To determinate market price key drivers and disruptive trends
To supply a market outlook and explain risks and opportunities for Solvay
To support buyers by providing tactics, best practices and recommendations for procurement
To report this information in a self-defined format
Strategic sourcing analyst provides global in-depth analysis in various domains such as petrochemical, agro commodities, coal chemistry and mineral products.
Education and Experience
A master degree in chemical engineering and a master in business administration is a must.
Sales or purchasing 5 years’ experience
Highly developed skills of data crunching & analysis, summarizing & writing
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
Ability to think strategically and out-of-the-box , rigorous, curious, good relationships
Project management & discussion facilitation skills
Fluency in English, and French would be a plus