SUMMARY / NATURE OF ROLE :
This position will focus on commodity sourcing work for indirect sourcing area including OM&S (operation, maintenance and site service) and capital sourcing.
The successful incumbent should have at least 10 year's commodity sourcing experience on related area.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES :
Understand the business needs, engage and influence client to develop sourcing strategies and execute sourcing plan
Follow sourcing process to identify and qualify suppliers, negotiate and contract to deliver the total cost solution
Work with Sourcing leadership team to develop regional / country Sourcing strategies / tactics implementation in operations material buying area
Work as regional category buyer by leading key strategic negotiations, or managing relationships with strategic suppliers when needed
Identify and remove barriers and issues with implementation and governance execution
Work with the qualification team and model best practices in negotiations, supplier performance management and data analysis.
Identify and alert business and operations of major commodity trends for industry, regulation, etc.
Track the use of buying best practices and enable continuous improvement (ex. e-negotiations)