POSITION

Purchasing Director, with strong international background..

CLIENT

An INTL automotive equipment manufacturer, with 5+ plants in Europe and worldwide connections.

LOCATION

Paris, France + business trips + remote work.

SCOPE

• The existing purchasing organization suffers from important downsizings and resignations, altogether

• The Company has set ambitious savings objectives for 2017, some already embedded, plus additional savings left to be achieved

• The purchasing Department needs to be strongly staffed and reinforced by newcomers, to reach those savings

• The Interim Manager is a senior purchasing Director, who would bring his experience of complex and international purchasing organizations Automotive sector related and support the ongoing recruitment loop.

TECHNICAL PROFIL

The following skills are expected:

• Reconstruction of a weakened Purchasing Department (whereas day to day business faces a hive of activity)

• Day to day management of the purchasers

• Savings target and related action plans follow up

• Improvement suggestions

• Portfolio optimization

• Sourcing experience (suppliers are dispersed “everywhere”)

• Negotiation skills

• Contractual knowledge

• “Massification” of purchasing volumes to increase bargaining power

• Knowledge of standard Purchasing tools

• Reallocation of suppliers market shares according to competitiveness, quality control process, production capacity

• Search for alternative suppliers able to meet Clients requirements

• Search for suppliers in emerging sources

• Organization of requests for quotations and negotiations

• Increase of the efficiency and the impact of contracts, with TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) approach

• Standardization of financial and contractual terms between countries, on equal terms of products and services

• Standardization of needs from one country to another, from one project to another

• Review of specification

• Optimization of transport costs, working on stock-keeping units

• Outsourcing of some services managed internally

• Optimization and shortening of the complete purchasing process

• Implementation of purchasing performance monitoring tools and steering dashboard

• Results oriented and effective cost "killer"

• Proven experience implementation and operational purchasing effectiveness

• Committed to delivering measurable savings, P&L wise.

• Skilled professionals used to deal with high-level stakes.

• Knowing the related sector (mandatory) with families such as Mechanic, Stamping, Machining, Manufacturing, Overheads, etc.

LANGUAGES

French fluent or native is mandatory as well as English. Other European language(s) will be a plus.

REMUNERATION

To be negotiate with the candidate.

CONTACT

Mail : info@tabury-consultant.com

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