Strategic Purchaser-Indirect Purchasing

Application deadline 2017-05-30
Position description Negotiate, create and maintain supply contracts with suppliers and/or improve supply performance and supplier relationships in defined area of responsibility. Ensure that the company's policies are implemented in a fair and impartial manner
Responsibilities Manage and/or develop supply performance in order to meet set targets for quality, delivery time, cost and lead time.

Review and verify technical specifications and requirements as basis for request for quotations in cooperation with engineering organizations.

Negotiate, create and maintain supply contracts with suppliers and communicate results to the internal stakeholders in defined area of responsibility and/or handle supplier relations to maintain, improve and develop performance in supplier and related processes.

Maintain supply data to relevant systems in defined area of responsibility.

Participate in the creation of the category strategy and/or action plan and its implementation.

Participate in or execute supplier audits and follow-up the audit action plan.

Secure supplier capacity to meet future demands.

Execute and/or support supplier selection.

Participate in make or buy decision making.

Proactively work to enable cross-divisional, cross-organizational and supplier cooperation.

Gather and analyze spend and supplier data as well as execute benchmarking in order to continuously improve and enhance the supplier network.
Requirements - Achieving results
- Making change happen
- Decisiveness and action orientation
- Planning and target setting
- Developing self and others
- Communication
- Situational and cultural sensitivity
- Business and Customer focus
- Communication skills
- Negotiation skills
- Presentation skills
- Teamwork skills
- Lean philosophy
- Problem solving and decision making
- Project Management
- Customer Understanding (SCM)
- Legal Knowledge (SCM)
- Quality Knowledge (SCM)
- Sourcing and Supplier Process Knowledge
- Supply Chain IM Tools
- Technical Knowledge (SCM)
- Total Cost Awareness (SCM)

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering or equivalent.

7 – 8 years of work experience in supply chain management & procurement.

Contact person to give further information Vishal Parikh
Indirect Purchasing Country Manager

Wärtsilä L.L.C
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Tel. no. +971 (4) 8857222
Country United Arab Emirates
Job area Supply Chain Management