The Ro le
Contribute to the growth of the division by further developing & implementing the Divisional Sourcing Strategy supported with the vision of "First in mind, First in choice"
Ensure world class supply chain management for the Industrial Vacuum Division & Product Companies
Continuously develop and manage the supply chains with the local procurement teams in line with the divisional strategy of local to local risk mitigation & the divisional operational model
Focus on product-cost reduction and operational excellence in terms of overall cost, quality, delivery performance and lowest capital tight up for our division by using benchmarking and best practice tools
Continuously research existing and potential markets with your teams and evaluate all existing and potential suppliers based on their financial stability, technical capabilities, quality, logistic performance and their cost structure
Establish increased flexibility with suppliers in order to meet our increasing material demand in relation to the continued growth : reduced delivery times, zero defects and Quality Assurance Systems as well as improved material flows are essential to our success to meet the needs of our customers
Work closely together with the manufacturing departments to optimize and control the material supply chain in a quality assured way
Actively support the engineering departments to find technical competent, cost-effective suppliers to leverage the innovation capabilities of our business partners to continuously upgrade our product range
Search for new technologies in the supplier’s market in order to support development projects and cooperate with different R&D teams to co-develop core components
Implement cost reduction projects
Further develop and promote applications and sourcing processes to improve & to increase transparency of suppliers' performance and the cost structures of our supply chains
Take corrective action in order to consolidate the supply base to the best performing suppliers
Embrace the "Safety First" culture and implement 5S leading practices in order to improve further the performance of the product company, striving for zero work related accidents
Develop and lead a successful team of cohesive, competent, committed and result oriented people
The incumbent for this position can be located in any of the following countries : China, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Belgium
What you can expect from us?
International career opportunities within the Atlas Copco Group
Attractive compensation and benefits packages
We have a friendly, family-like atmosphere
You can be creative and promote your own ideas
What we expect of you?
Experience in developing and implementing a sourcing strategy in an operational environment by delivering improved sustainable results
Proven track record in supply chain development and commodity management
Proven leadership skills and track record of sourcing experience in an industrial & international environment
Records of contract negotiation and execution with suppliers with respect to requirements of quality, cost, delivery, co-development and supplier relation management
Master degree and a very good command in English
Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and business finance is a plus
Being a result -driven personality with strong managerial capabilities who leads by example as a team player in a decentralized organization
Being hands-on and stimulate the development of our customer-oriented culture
Having the ability to empower teams and create trustworthy and fair relations with all stakeholders
Ability to deliver innovation and create new standards
Indisputable business ethics towards supplier relations
Willingness to travel extensively
Passionate people create exceptional things
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