Group Buyer - Indirect Purchases - Liège (Belgium)

We are currently looking for an experienced Buyer. This is a highly visible role, responsible for defining and executing our global indirect purchases strategy.


Missions
 
  • Drives the implementation of the strategy and annual plans.
  • Accounts for all strategic purchasing activities for the group related to the commodities assigned
    • Market trends in the commodity
    • Supply base definition and evolution
    • Cost drivers and cost forecasting
    • Volume and new business allocation
    • Technology road mapping
    • Risk management on financial, technology, dependencies, supply continuity
  • Manages the development of a 3-year rolling commodity strategy and annual plan which is aligned with the Purchasing Directo

Education / Experience
 
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills 
  • Attention to detail and ability to understand legal contractual language and terms
  • Ability to interact with a multicultural environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Availability for regular travelling
  • University degree with a minimum 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience in Purchasing and planning, ideally in international and multi-sites environment

Required Skills 
 
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills 
  • Attention to detail and ability to understand legal contractual language and terms
  • Ability to interact with a multicultural environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Available for regular travelling

 

Interested?
Please send your CV to
: jobs [at] schreder.com