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Procurement Operations Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: France
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 325693/002_1530893983
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 06/07/2018

Procurement Operations Manager

Building and Construction System business unit. The categories in scope are primarily Metal and Paints. Requires fluent English - French-speaking would be advantageous.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the relevant Plant Procurement Operations function

  • Leads Business Unit Strategic Buyers

  • Works in close conjunction and alignment with Business Unit Procurement Engineers

  • Shares savings targets with Category Management, Procurement Engineering, on Plant-specific spends

  • i.e. Performance areas: Cost Savings (SRT), Supplier performance, challenging of material & service specifications (demand management), procurement organizational efficiency

  • Monitors and controls BU plant procurement target achievement and initiates counter measures if necessary

  • Communicates supplier issues to Business Unit Procurement Operations Director and Category Management

  • Participate in supplier meetings jointly with Category Lead if relevant for the Plant


  • Minimum of 5 years of previous work experience in purchasing management

  • Proven leadership in purchasing management

  • Honours degree/4-year degree in Business Administration/Economics

  • Technical understanding preferred

  • Decision-making

  • Communication and negotiation skills

  • Financial awareness

  • Customer-oriented

  • People development skills

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