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Regional Sourcing Manager

  • JR_MR_1333
  • Czechia
  • Regular Full Time
  • January 8, 2024
  • PURCHASING

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This position, based in Brno, reports to Sourcing Director Europe and the main task is to ensure a high performing supplier base by developing a relationship with supplier base across the region. This is a strategic core position but you will also have to attend to the daily operational activities.

Additional responsibilities will include:

Sourcing activities
• Ensures that all sourcing activities executed by the regional sourcing team are in line with the standards and deploys sourcing best practices
• Understand current supplier panel. Agree with commodity management on phase out and developments needed of current panel
• Ensure best in class QCDI performance for the supplier panel assigned
• Deploy Regional Sourcing Strategy aligned with WCM Global Sourcing Strategy and internal business Stakeholders
• Build strategic relationships with stakeholders, to understand business requirements, identify opportunities to create value.
Team management
• Manages Regional team assigned
• Motivate, Supports, coaches and develops his/her team
• Acts as a 2nd management decision level /filter in all negotiations (price/contracts) before escalation at a Group level.
• Oversee buyers&SQD daily activity and supports them in the deployment of their actions.
• Manages both direct and indirect sourcing activities.

The Successful Applicant
must have a significant experience in Procurement & Sourcing in manufacturing categories. You must be a self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an entrepreneurial leader with the determination to succeed.