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Local Purchaser

Application Deadline: 
Location: 

Longeville-Les-Saint-Avold, Grand Est, FR, 57740

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  37
Employment Type:  Regular

As our new Local Purchaser, you are key Group Purchasing person in one of our plants and work on the following activities with a high focus on the plant, the performance unit and their requirements. You are responsible to deliver consistently high Customer satisfaction. You conduct Value Based Sourcing within your Cluster and Categories. You optimize continuously the Operational Excellence, Innovation and Sustainability delivered from your Suppliers. You ensure the optimization of your area of responsibility from a total cost of ownership perspective. You develop your supplier portfolio and are involved in a close and strong collaboration when it comes to daily site problems such as suppliers or components related issues.

 

Your primary tasks involve but not limited to:

 

Strategic Sourcing Process related activities:

  • Support implementation of Regional sourcing strategy to specifically support local business needs and roadmap 
  • Participate in Regional sourcing initiatives across the Region in alignment with Regional Category Manager
  • Provide local insight into supply market and local business requirements
  • Implementation of best practises, compliance with purchasing processes and tools
  • Responsible for value & savings delivery for the spend in scope
  • Optimize suppliers portfolio
  • Lead negotiations, tendering process
  • Ensure favorable and compliant contracts closure implementation and management 
  • Act as a Business Partner for the local business stakeholders

 

Supplier Relationship Management related activities:

  • Facilitation of business reviews
  • Definition and maintenance of preferred suppliers lists
  • Suppliers performance assessment and development
  • Savings, cost avoidance, spend per net sales
  • Days Payable outstanding
  • Value creation beyond price through proactive development of spend management, supplier portfolio and performance, quality, sustainability, partnership and innovation
  • Contracts management with external suppliers in compliance with Group policies, standards and requirements on sustainability, ethics and Grundfos values

 

 

What do you need to apply?

  • Relevant commercial or technical education
  • Preferably have  2-3 years’ experience in similar work
  • Fluent in English
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Result- and action oriented attitude

 

Location: Longeville-Les-Saint-Avold, France

 

Why Grundfos?
At Grundfos, we dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do. Our skills commit us to pioneer solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short-term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

 

Furthermore, we offer:

  • Dynamically improving company with stable background
  • Professional challenges and development opportunities in multinational environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Teamwork in an international team
  • Sport facilities (gym & squash)
  • Flexible working-time, Home Office
  • Family friendly, environmentally aware employer

 

Additional Information:
If this job sounds appealing to you, please send us your France and English resume and motivation letter by clicking on ‘Apply’.

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About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

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