4 August 2021

About the Job:

We are looking for a Group Commodity Buyer to join our Sourcing Department for our HQ located in Castelfranco Veneto.

ACCOUNTABILITY AND OBJECTIVES:

  • Overall Group Supply Base Management, with focus and monitoring on Costs, Quality, Service level and Financial strength of the suppliers of the assigned Commodity
  • Group Supply Base optimization and Road Map evolution
  • Cost reduction
  • New product development, with platform cooperation
  • Budget objectives achievement
  • New suppliers search, scouting and global sourcing activity

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the price discussion with supplier with systematic and analytic approach
  • Negotiation on Costs, Delivery performance, Price list reduction, Payment terms
  • Support to R&D for new projects development
  • To support Quality dept. and Service in solving quality problem linked to the products
  • Purchasing Marketing, and new suppliers introduction
  • Benchmark on the assigned commodity, and best suppliers’ development
  • First Orders insert and delivery plan parameters definition
  • Supplier communication management
  • Collaboration with other departments, as quality, R&D, and production and other WW
  • STIGA division/plants as well.

Skills & qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Engineering degree, Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic address.
  • Experience: Previous experiences in other well-structured and international companies are preferable.
  • 5/6 years’ experience on purchasing department is strongly recommended.
  • Skilled and used to work in international environment, and able to manage WW supply base.
  • Previous experience on motor/engine/transmission, suppliers and processes is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Good at Computer use, Windows software, Office Package, especially Excel.
  • Good Knowledge of SAP management system, is preferable.
  • Main productive processes, as metal stamping, plastic moulding, electromechanical components, Offset and Packaging, Printing, Fastner.

LANGUAGES:

  • Knowledge of Italian and English is mandatory
  • A further language knowledge is appreciated

MINDSET AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • International Background
  • Negotiation skills proved
  • Flexibility, and capable of working in high evolving contexts, are required
  • Costs and Quality oriented
  • Autonomy and initiative attitude
  • Travelling availability
  • Priority and time management
  • Team working attitude
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Stress resilience and capacity to work under pressure.
  • High sense of time scheduled respect and energy level.
  • Highly motivated, energetic, communicative person.
  • Motivated to work in the Purchasing area
  • Open to acquire knowledge in the international markets
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Castelfranco Veneto Italy

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