We are currently in the process of recruiting a candidate to cover a position of SENIOR BUYER
Manages relations with the suppliers in the area of competence; guarantees supply flow in full compliance with the expected quality, service and cost standards; champions the ongoing improvement of suppliers services and ensures the best service to internal customers.

  • Conduct market analysis to identify the best materials/services suppliers to match the Marketing, R&D Depts needs
  • Gather all information necessary to assess suppliers' overall quality (e.g. balance sheets, solvency, technical capability, quality certifications, client portfolio, etc.) cooperating with the Quality, Logistics and R&D Depts in the pre-audit activities.
  • Gather all technical/financial information to draft and forward the RfQ to would-be-suppliers (e.g. drawings, technical specifications, IdL, BOMs, contracts documentations, etc.).
  • Identify the RfQ recipients and acquire all information about suppliers called to tender such as costs breakdown, materials certificates, additional information required by the ISO standards, etc.
  • Start negotiations with suppliers and identify the best commercial and contractual terms and conditions in line with the agreed strategy and the market conditions
  • Define suppliers phase-in/phase-out plans in cooperation with the Procurement area Mgmt and monitor implementation in line with the agreed plan
  • Ensure that suppliers accept and comply with the General Purchasing Terms and Conditions and sign ad hoc supply contracts if required
  • Log the new supplier master data into the management system (SAP) by recording all available parameters (info record)
  • Lead the new supplier introduction supported by Quality & Logistics
  • Monitor the supplier quality assessment to evaluate their reliability and guarantee timing
  • Manage the suppliers’ purchasing price lists and ensure that they are up-to-date
  • Ensure that suppliers are provided with up-to-date documentation (while the interface computer systems are implemented)
  • Contribute to the supplier base optimisation in regard to proximity and/or cost saving criteria 
  • Propose supplier base rationalisation and/or globalization projects
  • Provide optimal service to the internal customers' purchasing activities
  • Assist the internal customers in solving key issues when escalation is required.
-Bachelor's degree in engineering or business management;
-Good knowledge of english language (mandatory). Knowledge of a third language will be considered a plus;
-Proved experiences in similar positions (3-5 years);
-Good Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office Suite;
-Target oriented under stress condition;
-Negotiation and relationships skills;
-Focus on internal client.

The workplace is Fabriano, via Ermanno Casoli,2.
Válido hasta el 07.02.2020
ELICA S.p.A. - Fabriano (Italia)
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