Purchasing Senior Specialist – English Speaking Africa
أعلنت شركة Schneider عن فرصة للعمل كـ Purchasing Senior Specialist.
- Issue requests for proposal (RFP /RFQ) to suppliers and conduct negotiations with suppliers to ensure the best ratio quality/time/cost.
- Improve supplier performance during the whole cycle of life, including management of the continuous quality improvement and delivery performance.
- Evaluate breakdown of costs of purchases by using all tools and methods for cost evaluation.
- write a contract with a supplier ensuring specification’s respect and an adequate level of risk.
- Define the specific purchasing strategy for the project, focusing on high stake / high risk commodities, continuously prioritizing tasks based on project time schedule
- Secure the supplier selection, being involved from the tendering of the project to the cash collection, integrating all spec aspects (cost, lead-time, technology, quality, flexibility, logistic, financing… but also make or buy), managing RFI, RFQ and the bid tabulation (based on total cost of ownership (TCO)), securing the negotiation process (including T&C)
- Assess risks on the supply chain and transfer/mitigate it as early as possible through audit, contractual clauses, supplier development plan…
- Contractual with suppliers, managing potential claims with suppliers
- Manage the purchasing order process with an ethical approach, securing the assets from SE
- Secure the supply deliveries, managing the risk mitigation plans with suppliers and anticipating pro-actively the necessary reminders
- Contribute as team member to better serve the customer, taking into consideration the change orders and the expectations from customers, selecting flexible suppliers
- Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Power Engineering
- 6+ Years’ Experience in Purchasing
- Technical Engineering Background
- Full scope of purchasing (generalist more than a specialist)
- Business/project understanding
- Leadership (commitment)
- Engineer is a must
- Strong customer orientation (reactivity and adaptability)
- Team builder (credible supplier alternative for tender/project manager)