NA Inbound Logistics Purchasing Specialist
Company: Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
Posted on: October 13, 2019
This position is responsible to support all aspects of the Inbound
Transportation activities and strategy and to align and create
buy-in from internal stakeholders/customers at a sector and global
level. This position will work hand-in-hand with mentors, local
operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design, implement,
and maintain best in class logistics solutions. Develop and
maintain a network of service providers and be responsible to
foster the relationship while engaging them on the best
opportunities for our mutual success.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in the global category meetings.
Support the implementation of the overall strategy where applicable
for the Business Area.
Develops and implements sourcing activities.
Leads internal and external analysis (industry & supplier) as a
member of a cross-functional sourcing team.
Prepares and supports fact based negotiation and supplier
Reviews vendor agreements to ensure commercial terms meet the needs
of the business activity and liabilities are approved by the legal
Supports contract implementation through local indirect purchasers
and resolves important issues.
Evaluates contract compliance, data management and supplier
performance and recommends necessary corrective actions.
Evaluates and renews contracts by identifying and prioritizing
opportunities for reduction of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Participates in the annual budgeting process and helps to control
the ongoing monthly costs by monitoring the expenses and comparing
them to the contractual obligations.
Participates in pricing negotiation processes and uses creative
ways to drive costs down through the establishment of long term
Handle and analyze large data files.
Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of
the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors).
Supports Development of procurement strategies to support alignment
with stakeholder and business requirements.
Defines and facilitates cross-functional sourcing teams.
Provide team members with direction and support throughout the
steps and activities of the strategic sourcing process, applying
appropriate and defined methodology and tools.
Manage and facilitate the collaboration within the cross-functional
Manage relationships / partnership with internal stakeholders
Develop and manage relationship / partnership with suppliers and
track their performance.
Define and implement supplier performance evaluation model aligned
with the SC KPI s.
Collaborate with contract managers for supplier management
activities in accordance to the supplier performance evaluation
Resolve supplier performance issues.
Lead supplier development activities; set up cross-functional
review meetings with suppliers in order to improve performance and
further reduce cost.
Initiate supplier audits.
Identify potential contract improvement opportunities &
Align with local stakeholders in order to implement contract and
ensure contract compliance.
Define and implement contract framework.
Track key performance indicators regarding contract compliance.
Create Service Level Agreements to mitigate business impacts vendor
Develop vendor Long Term Agreements to drive year over year cost
Bachelor Degree in engineering, business, logistics, or other
related field, MBA preferred
2-3 years of relevant, progressive strategic sourcing, category
management or equivalent leadership experience required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proven Track record of delivering significant cost reductions.
Ability to work with key stakeholders in global locations and at
Outstanding leadership skills including leading supplier resources
and cross-functional teams.
Extensive knowledge of the purchasing environment for Logistics &
Transportation with the capability to analyze business procurement
issues, recommend solutions and strategies and implement
Strong knowledge of the strategic sourcing methodology and its
application (e.g. fact based negotiations and cross functional team
Knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain
Distribution and carrier management knowledge.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage strategic supplier
relationships, including relationship building, performance,
development and integration.
Knowledge of supplier processes and cost drivers.
Results-oriented and demonstrated ability to effectively manage
multiple priorities simultaneously and meet critical deadlines in a
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build
rapport and establish and maintain good working relationships
Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet goals and
deliver results quickly.
Initiative in solving problems and creating and implementing
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Some travel will be required (up to 30%)
Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care
and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and
sustainable for millions of people. As a leading global appliance
company, we place the consumer at the heart of everything we do.
Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, Anova, Frigidaire,
Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell more than 60 million household
and professional products in more than 150 markets every year. In
2016 Electrolux had sales of $14.1 billion ($5 billion in North
America) and employed 55,000 people around the world. For more
information go to www.electroluxgroup.com.
Electrolux Home Products, Inc., together with its parent companies;
affiliates; subsidiaries and divisions (collectively referred to as
Electrolux ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment
decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
marital status, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, age,
physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual
orientation, veteran status, military status, or any other
characteristic or status protected by federal, state or local law.
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