Site Buyer - Indirect spends for Mondovi and Toulouse

Location: Mondovi, Posted Date: February 15, 2018
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Employer Job Id: GBU004988 Careermine Job Id: 1425442
Job Description:

Location: Mondovì, Piedmont, Italy
Employer ID: GBU004988

Cytec is now part of [Company], a global player in sustainable chemistry.

Cytec [Company] Group's vision is to deliver specialty material and chemical technologies beyond our customers' imagination. Our focus on innovation, advanced technology and application expertise enables us to develop, manufacture and sell products that change the way our customers do business. Our pioneering products perform specific and important functions for our customers, enabling them to offer innovative solutions to the industries that they serve. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace and industrial materials, mining and plastics.  




Responsible for all site Indirect procurement at the Mondovi and Toulouse sites for Composite Materials GBU. 

In collaboration with Function buyers, assume responsibility for the site spend, except - unless otherwise agreed upon - raw materials managed by the GBU Raw Material team. The SB will develop and manage local contracts within authority limits when no PSCE (Procurement and Supply Chain Excellence) contracts are available. The Site Buyer will comply with the central strategies, policies, processes, procedures and existing contracts. Will also communicate Site priorities, issues and needs to the Purchasing  and Procurement-to Pay (PtP) Functions such that normal and  emergency purchases of goods and services are properly and swiftly executed for their Sites using the most efficient purchasing channels.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Indirect Site Procurement for Mondovi and Toulouse
  • Normal purchases for the site within authority limit of less than 50K Eur
  • Supports as required Strategic Direct Buyer with purchasing of Process Materials
  • Negotiates supply agreements with suppliers locally and regionally across different sites where PSCE contracts are not in place
  • Seek cost savings initiatives and opportunities to create competitive advantage
  • Development of national and/or regional buying programs in cooperation with our Sourcing leads or external Procurement service providers.
  • Implementation and monitoring of developed sourcing programs and handling vendor issues.
  • Drives compliance to the Procurement procedures and (corporate) sourcing programs.
  • Meet target savings in the most cost effective, timely and quality manner required to support business objectives.
  • Emergency purchases for the Site subject to  domain buyer approval
  • Site Purchasing and PtP needs communicated to Purchasing and PtP Functions.
  • Insure central and PtP strategies, policies, processes, procedures, projects and contracts fully implemented on site.
  • Purchasing and PtP performance follow up and improvement plans developed, implemented, and tracked.
  • Oversees the day-to-day Procurement process managed by GBS
  • Identifies drives and implements improvements in the S2S process.
  • Local liaison between Procurement and the other local functions for all sourcing requirements
  • Assesses supplier performance and defines action plan for continuous improvement

  • Higher education with commercial or technical background or equivalent by experience
  • Minimum 8 years of experience, preferably in purchasing role within the manufacturing industry and/or also related business experience in sales, marketing or supply chain.
  • Able to work with limited support, strong negotiating skills, team player.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in Italian, English and French is a must.

We offer

  • [Company] is a major global player in chemicals with 90% of sales in business among the top 3 global leaders
  • An attractive salary package within a global, highly motivate work environment
  • Position based in Mondovi (Italy)
  • Travel requirements are foreseen between Toulouse and Mondovi


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