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Continental Global Category Purchasing Specialist (MRO)_Sibiu in Sibiu, Romania

Global Category Purchasing Specialist (MRO)_Sibiu



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  • PURCHASING STRATEGY: Develop, maintain, align, communicate and implement Purchasing Strategies (Category Strategy Papers, Preferred Supplier Panel).

  • POOLING & SUPPLIER REDUCTION: Drive the Execution of Market Intelligence studies and ensure the ideal balance of Competition and Pooling through e.g. supplier reduction and implementation of strategic suppliers to achieve a maximum cost reduction contribution and best possible synergy effects.

  • SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Identify, develop and promote Global Strategic Suppliers based on SRM requirements and considering the CSP definitions. Conduct Strategic Supplier Meetings helping to achieve further benefits in the future. Assure the implementation of favorable negotiated prices, terms and conditions in all relevant countries.

  • CONTRACTS: Negotiate new and existing Global Price and Framework Agreements in legal, logistical, commercial and partly even technical terms (Requirement Books, Specifications, Standards) in close alignment with stakeholders and steer the implementation in respective regions.

  • SOURCING PROJECTS: Identify, initiate, accompany and tender global Projects in cooperation with Regional Purchasing and internal customers (i.e. Engineering, Operations, EHS, Facility Management, Controlling, Corporate Functions).

  • KPI’s: Define, implement and track relevant KPI's in coordination with Regional Purchasing on a global scale according the Corporate Target & KPI settings.

  • COMPLIANCE: Ensure Compliance with Business Partner Code of Conduct and Continental Code of Conduct. Job Requirements Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • Academic degree in business administration, engineering or comparable qualification.

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Purchasing (or similar functions) of large companies with international background, respective material group preferred.

  • Experience in project management.

  • Knowledge of MS Office tools as well as in SAP R/3 and

  • World Class Sourcing Platforms.

  • Very good English language skills written and spoken.

  • Affinity for cooperation with people and intercultural competences.

  • Strong negotiating skills, persuasion and communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure, driving execution.

  • Creativity, reliability, integrity, teamwork, operates with global perspective.

  • Willingness to travel worldwide. If you need more information click here Job Type Professional Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application. About Continental Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2019, Continental generated sales of €44.5 billion and currently employs more than 230,000 people in 59 countries and markets. Job Category Purchasing Country Romania Division Automotive Cross Divisional Functions