You will be responsible for the operational-tactical buying process of Atlas Copco Compressor Technique Service Division in Antwerp. Your buying package consists of spare parts for the aftermarket. Herein, you are responsible for establishing supply agreements with the preferred suppliers and for the follow-up of the purchasing excellence and related KPI’s in quality, delivery and logistics, products & process development and total cost. You will build up and manage your purchasing package and optimize the purchasing process in close cooperation with the internal customers (marketing, engineering, ...), with the purchasing departments of the division and with your colleagues from other divisions around the globe.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
You initiate and bring into completion the different purchasing saving projects by market research and benchmarking; taking into account total cost, value creation and possible risks.
You actively participate as responsible for the sourcing process in product design projects for aftermarket products (building the purchase plan, analyzing price quotations on both technical and financial level, respecting all legal and regulatory aspects … ).
You lead the negotiations of the purchasing contracts, maintain relations with suppliers and on regular basis prospect the market. You actively searches for new opportunities with a focus on maximum cost efficiency.
You maintain your purchasing databases (suppliers, articles, specifications, prices …) assuring to have relevant and up to date information available for future negotiations. You master the required knowledge of the commodities and investigate the given market situation.
In cooperation with your team leader, you build up the yearly strategic purchasing plan, based on the KPI’s and targets set by the division and on a detailed commodity analysis and opportunity scan.
You communicate to your internal customers the relevant information and support them in their project budget setting and planning.
You work with the SQA Engineers on the quality performance evaluation of your suppliers and the improvement actions related. You coordinate, with the logistical and production department, the evaluation of the logistical performance of your suppliers and strongly support the improvement actions. You are heavily involved in the actions to safeguard the deliveries to your customers.
You constantly optimize the flow from order till delivery in order to guarantee a "just-in-time" delivery of all materials. You systematically investigate purchasing synergies within the own department, the CTS division and with colleagues from other divisions and product companies.
You constantly try to optimize the buying processes and procedures. You take all the measures to improve the performance of the supplier base. You constantly monitor your purchasing KPI’s and report on a regular base to the team leader.
Your healthy and passionate interest in processes and products should allow you to affirm yourself in the various markets as a full partner.
Master degree in a commercial or technical study or equal through experience.
Fluent in English and Dutch.
The ideal candidate has a dynamic and proactive personality and can work independently. He/she is capable of convincing suppliers and people within the organization. He/she is analytic, assertive, empathic and a good communicator, both in speaking and writing. He/she is strongly result-driven, integer and has a commercial attitude. Considering the international working environment, sporadic travel abroad should not be an issue.
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- Steun en mogelijkheden om je carrière uit te bouwen.
- Een peter/meter die je vanaf je eerste werkdag op een praktische manier wegwijs maakt in de organisatie.
- Een goede work- life balance.
- Marktconforme verloning aangevuld met extralegale voordelen.
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