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FSE Management leader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Parma
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 446623/003_1559915990
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/06/2019

As part of their global transformation, this specialised equipment/machinery manufacturer are currently hiring for a FSE and Suppliers Management Leader to join their team in Parma. As the top supplier in their market, they design specialised solutions for the biggest customers on the market, with products in operation in over 190 countries worldwide. Placing a large emphasis on their quality and innovation, they look for professionals who embody these traits and are passionate about the added-value that procurement brings to supply-chain.

The role:

* Responsibility for purchasing FSE (Field Service Engineers), external subcontractors responsible for the maintenance and commissioning of the machinery

* Manage global relationships with these external stakeholders locally and overseas

* Manage suppliers responsible for the delivery and installation of the machinery

* Leading negotiation of critical, long-term contracts with suppliers

* Responsible for total spending 45M€ and around 800 suppliers worldwide.

* Define annual saving/ budget identifying risk and opportunities, as well as action plans implementation for achieving goals

* Analysis of supplier market, leading cost, quality and logistic improvements

Desired Skills/Experience:

* Strong strategic sourcing competencies, preferably within an industrial background

* Experience managing FSE and multiple external stakeholders

* Knowledge of installation and commissioning scope and challenges

* Excellent negotiation skills

* Strong methodology and commitment to best sourcing practices

* Ability to work within a complex, international structure

* Ambitious personality, always keen to further their education in procurement

We are searching for talented procurement professionals, who want the exposure of leading their own strategy development on an international level.


* Be part of a transformation project, at a global-scale within the group

* Travel opportunities one a year to North and South America, India and France

* Investment in employee's training and professional development

* Freedom to implement your own strategic ideas

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