Are you interested in working for a global leader and people-centric business that is active in over 45 countries worldwide?
Join us in our mission to provide people around the world with advanced plastic piping systems, shaping a better tomorrow by connecting them with water and energy .
Are you looking for
A business partner role in the different regions, responsible for cPVC global sourcing strategy and implementation plan, in line with the overall procurement global / regional strategy.
This would imply negotiating contracts in order to realise savings and improve cash, securing the right suppliers for the businesses in the regions, developing a profound knowledge of the category to ensure the best sourcing decisions and continuously improving category management processes and practices .
Are you someone who
Has very good business acumen to understand the strategic situations and sensitivities with vendors and internal stakeholders;
Maintains broader helicopter view to fully understand what is at stake ensuring all aspects at global and divisional level are taken into consideration;
Has strong interpersonal skills to be able to engage stakeholders and demonstrate the importance and benefits of global C-
PVC category management;
Demonstrates agility and diplomacy : fully understand the divisional needs able to challenge them in a collaborative way while considering their inputs and constraints;
Is open minded with strong focus on results;
Has an excellent knowledge of English;
Is mobile (50% travel).
And you have as well
A Master degree (eg engineering, purchasing ) or equivalent through experience;
Minimum 10 years of experience in industrial environment (preferably plastic sector);
Ideally, previous experience in C-PVC or PVC sector.
What you’ll be doing
Lead the category at global level by :
Developing and implementing the global spend category / sourcing strategies to achieve business objectives for key stakeholders;
Carrying out market analysis of the category in the regions;
Identifying key supplier in the category;
Ensuring total cost reduction for the category;
Getting a perfect knowledge of the supplier’s market of the category, thus bringing innovation & change management and new opportunities to the company;
Generating value generation through better ordering, spend visibility, contracts, market insights, supplier driven innovation, demand management, collaboration with value generating supplier, internal / external collaboration;
Being the company key contact with suppliers in the category;
Identifying the market levers and formulating an improvement strategy (risk, innovation and cost);
Negotiating with suppliers in the category (from co-operation to hard);
Negotiating elaborated / detailed contracts with suppliers with support from Legal dpt.;
Following up the supplier’s performance;
Working with Operation and other internal stakeholders in the regions to standardize and rationalize the category;
Ensure smooth relationships and effective collaboration & boundary management in the matrix organization with key stakeholders in the different regions (e.
g operational procurement as part of Supply Chain Organization, Operation managers, Finance, Management teams,) to secure supplies and anticipate short & long term needs;
Work with the Procurement Lead in the regions and in each market to develop the yearly and long term procurement plans to generate benefits and / or revenues for the Region Markets and ensure right supply on time;
Being an active member of the Group Procurement Council ensuring alignment between the Global Procurement priorities and the regional category business needs.
If this makes your heart beat quicker WHY NOT CONSIDER ALIAXIS for your next career move?
What we have to offer
We offer a unique opportunity to join a Belgian global company that is committed to its future growth, service excellence and employee engagement.
Next to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer an impactful role and real growth opportunities.
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