Purchaser Packaging and Consumables H/F

Description: 

Supply chain management and strategic sourcing in an international environment is your domain? Optimizing procurement strategies for competitive advantage inspires you? Developing supplier relationships and improving supply chain operations is your passion?

 

Then apply at Hager Group!

 

We are currently looking for a permanent postion of Purchaser Packaging and Consumables for our location in Obernai, Blieskastel, or Porcia.

Your Responsibilities

  • Based on a deep understanding of the company vision and deriving global sourcing mission, you work closely with the Category Manager Packaging and Consumables.
  • Manage an annual purchasing budget for a dedicated portfolio.
  • Contribute to portfolio strategy definition and implement it in your responsibility sphere, thus providing a competitive advantage throughout sourcing and leveraging local & European supply markets.
  • Immediately respond to unforeseen supply failures, working with suppliers to avoid supply chain interruptions.
  • Support the development of market intelligence for defined categories and perform supplier evaluations by applying best practice methodologies.
  • Active involvement in developing and optimizing the Supplier Panel, including continuous assessments of any risks derived from containing suppliers and/or related markets.
  • Analyze, develop, and implement best practice sourcing techniques to the assigned category portfolio, and compare and analyze aforementioned techniques with best-in-class companies.
  • Negotiate and apply supply agreements with suppliers based on the company's framework contracts.
  • Manage relationships with various internal stakeholders (business units, projects, etc.) and participate in cross-functional teams working on sourcing projects and continuous improvement.
  • Track KPIs and report activities to the hierarchy.
  • Organize monitoring of products and market trends.

 

Professional Experience and Knowledge

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management.
  • More than five years' experience in an adequate function closely interacting with vendors and/or suppliers.
  • Proven track record in development and implementation of global procurement strategies, supplier evaluation, and market intelligence.
  • Good understanding of production processes and technologies of assigned categories. Ability to understand value streams, cost drivers, and how to break down cost structures as well as identify bundling/optimization opportunities within the categories.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Able to negotiate in English and Italian. German and/or French language skills are a plus.
  • SAP/SAP Ariba knowledge is a plus.

 

Soft Skills

  • Flexible and open to travel within Europe to suppliers and Hager plants (within the framework of sanitary regulations).
  • Possess a critical mindset.
  • Willful and self-driven.
  • Demonstrate strong contracting and negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with working within an international and multicultural environment.
  • Team-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to synthesize, interpret, and analyze data.

 

Our offer 
You can expect a position with responsibility and variety in an international and innovative environment and motivated team. We offer intensive integration, an attractive and fair compensation as well as internal and external training.

Your challenge
Take your future chance and convince us. You can upload your application easily in our Group-wide application management system.
Please use the opportunity of the online application, 10 minutes are enough!
We are available in advance for your specific questions.

Join us now!