The Etex Purchasing 3 years Roadmap defines the ambitions for 2018-2020 and details the initiatives and projects to be undertaken in order to achieve these goals.
As part of it, the organisation structure of the Purchasing team will be aligned to these targets.
Responsible for sourcing, negotiation, and contracting activities for Traded Goods for all divisions - (Total spend : ca. 100 m EUR p.a.)
Defines the Category Management Strategy together with the Lead Specifiers.
Reduces Total Cost of Ownership for Etex whilst ensuring continuity of supply.
Head of Purchasing Direct Purchases
Roles and Responsibilities
Develops an in-depth knowledge of these markets and their evolution.
Defines central safety stock levels (with support from the Central Planners) and coordinates with local Plant and Purchasing Managers the local stocks.
Leads Crisis & Allocation working groups when needed.
10 years experience in purchasing ideally in the construction or building material sector
English. Knowledge of any other language is appreciated
Etex Values and Competencies
Pioneer to Lead
Action Oriented (Execution & Results driven)
Builds Networks (Building productive relationships)
Communicates Effectively (Impactful communication)
Cultivates Innovation (Innovation)
Drives Results (Execution & Results driven)
Instils Trust (Leading & living Etex Vision & Values)
Optimises Work Processes
Plans & Aligns (Execution & Results driven)
Mentoring / coaching teams through its professional expertise
Independent, self-motivator with a strategic mind set.
Functional Knowledge and Skills
Supplier scoring (QCD)
Lean Manufacturing or Continuous improvement processes
Master or Equivalent
Attendance to Meeting - Networks
The role will have regular meetings with Suppliers, Plant Managers, R&D Centers, and Finance