Implementation of those strategies in pursuit of breakthrough delivery of improved value to the business.
Development of expertise in the relevant supply markets involved in the assigned spend area.
Negotiation and establishment of pricing and terms of sale for goods and services in assigned spend area.
Resolution of invoice price issues.
On an ongoing basis, evaluate risk, threats and opportunities in the global materials marketplace; Recommend and facilitate changes as needs and opportunities arise.
Development and maintenance of excellent commercial relationships within existing and potential supplier community that create a climate of service, innovation and continually improving value delivery.
Support in the development of the required regional strategies, skills, support & delivery systems involved in management and execution in assigned spend areas.
Awareness and involvement in the entire scope of Purchasing activities in region.
Challenge of existing ways of working in pursuit of opportunities for cost reduction, value improvement and application of lean processes.
Adoption, adaptation and use of relevant e-procurement tools & systems.
Networking with key stakeholders to insure awareness and support of Purchasing strategies.
Communication and distribution of specific plans, strategies & actions into the stakeholder community to facilitate purchasing change management
Delivery of goods and services against the Purchasing business model of AQSCIR in a measurable fashion.
Determination of standard costs for assigned direct/indirect materials for the region.
Insure the proper and complete execution of vendor chargebacks.
Involvement and leadership in resolution of sustained or high-impact delivery or quality issues with vendors, as requested by Planning & Supply Execution group, the Quality Assurance group or others in the stakeholder community.
Analysis, management and projection of purchase price variance to standard cost for assigned direct/indirect materials for the region.
Awareness of spend patterns and organizational behaviors within assigned regional spend area.
Insure compliance within assigned reporting area with all Global Business Standards, internal policies and legal/regulatory requirements (including Sarbanes/Oxley compliance).
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status
Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly: