Essential Responsibilities Coordinate, manage and issue required Requests for Quotation (RFQ) for their commodity.
Ensure issues related to supplier fulfillment are managed proactively.
Develop profile for supplier capability/capacity, to establish sourcing strategies for maximum leverage.
Facilitate and/or lead supplier manufacturability discussions with the appropriate stakeholders developed and managed successful relationships with external and internal customers, suppliers and stakeholders. Demonstrate activity to provide stakeholder satisfaction and support whilst maintaining commercial control.
Participate in global commodity team activity.
POR management, competitive tendering, negotiation, stakeholder buy off, conducting kick off meetings.
Sourcing best practice in negotiations with suppliers
Collaborate with requesting departments to resolve problems relating to requirements, deviations, substitutions, priorities, delays, damages, inferior quality or other conditions that deviate from established procedures.
Maintain current market knowledge and changing material conditions and advise management of current trends in prices and purchasing availability.
Drive sourcing initiatives on savings, supplier performance and supplier base rationalization.
Travel to suppliers for on-site meetings