plant against potential unfavourable market trends.
that the above is met in particular for the make-or-buy decision and supplier management cost.
o Guarantee : delivery, PPI, OTD, PPM/NCR
o Build, follow-up and monitor the local sourcing action plans
o Participate in the elaboration of the global and local purchasing budgets
o Optimize working capital needs, decrease the level of inventories, decrease the administrative cost
(number of PO and invoices)
o Benchmark with other plants
o Consult, negotiate, select and contract the supplier on every needs of the commodity. Negotiate also :
_ development and delivery lead-time,
_ frozen/flexible/forecast delivery schedule and MOQ/MDQ quantity. Provide 2 years volume
o Rationalize the supplier panel.
o Manage their QCD Performance. Optimize supplier performance including continuous improvement.
o Guaranty that every Purchase Order is placed in the negociated contracts accordingly to decision made,
provide 2 years visibility to suppliers
o Define and lead the purchasing actions to increase profitability of the projects
o Participate pro actively in make-or-buy and outsourcing decisions. Implement the local & corporate
industrial strategies ; give inputs to the « Make or Buy » processes. Manage as Project Manager
validated Out-Sourcing projects.
o Anticipate project needs : propose a strategy to any new project ( Be involved upstream, guarantee Cost
Control, planning, fulfil Project needs. Be the preferred point of contact for project buyers).
o Mapping of actual spent (supplier mapping & supply flows, technology mapping, competition risks, knowhow
& technology shifts, Purchase Amount trends, shortage Impacts, Contracting and Terms & Conditions
situation, obsolete management…)
o Drive and Monitor the selection process of new suppliers, from identification of potential suppliers, first
contacts, to qualification, audits, assessments & contracting and up to the validation of processes
o Definition of the Sourcing Plan including a Supplier Reduction (SuRe) plan, nomination of a Core Panel
Target Supplier nomination, verification of their competences, capabilities & QCD levels and of
o Negotiate frame agreements and supply contracts
o Work with Project Buyers to answer the needs in OE and CS
o Ensure the technical and market intelligence for his/her commodities
o Advertise the success stories and the best practices to build momentum
o Align purchasing strategies with the needs of the plant. By means of developing and involving engineering
in a Technical Savings program, by means of challenging the Centre of Competence as well as theProject Engineering, and take part to the standardisation (parts / raw material) and to the design rule definition
o Participate proactively in improving the Group purchasing performance
Links and Appraisals:
. Hierarchical link: Reporting to the Plant Purchasing Manager