What are my responsibilities?
Purchasing Strategies & Initiatives:
Define sourcing strategies & initiatives based on business and market conditions, market analysis of material/products/services to be sourced & vendor profile in order to maximize purchase efficiency. Drive GVS strategies for global LDA demand in alignment with Global Commodity Management and global locations.
METHODS & PROCESSES:
Plan & establish Procurement processes as required. Optimization and simplification of Procurement standards based on Digitalisation opportunities (eRFQ, best practise methods, processes, tools etc.)
SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT: Identify, negotiate and award new suppliers, Review and Reporting of KPIs and initiate potential counter measures. Management of outsourcing partners to ensure best cost, availability and quality together with X-Functions
Initiate and support cost reduction initiatives with all available levers (GVS, CVE, eAuctions etc.) to achieve the global LDA targets for CNI and GVS rates.
Drive Cost Value Engineering in China
Drive CVE initiatives in China but also being ambassador and coach for CVE methods and tools to X-Functions in the factories. Cost benchmarking of LDA products to the market are as well to be conducted on global level
DATA MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING:
Track, report and review relevant KPIs to manage improvements.
Manage a team of people with different Procurement functions and enable them to achieve their annual targets. Identify, recognize and recommend rewards for performance in order to motivate the workforce and ensure smooth working.
Support the global LDA factories with sourcing from China in order to maximize purchase efficiency globally in any strategic sourcing arenas
What do I need to qualify for this job?
At least 8 years experience with Min 4 years in different SCM functions including, Procurement, Supplier Development, Production and Cost Value Engineering
Handled Sourcing, Supplier development, GVS, CVE activities and knowledge of logistics
First experiences in Leadership
Worked with Global teams for min 6 years. Abroad work experience (e.g. EU or US) would be beneficial
Motor / Drive manufacturing / Industry experience
Manufacturing process of different parts reqd for MV motors or drives
Cost Value Engineering methods
International communication and intercultural experience (mainly EU & US)