Commodity Buyer

Location

We are looking for a Commodity Buyer to support LU-VE Plant in Italy.
In your role you will report to the Global Commodity Buyer Manager and you will be part of Purchasing Department. Your location will be in LU-VE S.p.A., Uboldo (VA), Italy.

WHAT YOUR TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE:

  • To support in a proactive way the implementation of the Purchase Policies at Group level in accordance with the strategies of company management
  • To negotiate, in accordance with the Global Commodity Manager, the best commercial conditions for the mereologies categories for which he works
  • To propose possible medium/long-term supply agreements with a strong focus on reducing costs and ensuring competitive advantages for the Group, exploiting the high potential Group synergies
  • To promote relationships of mutual trust with strategic suppliers to ensure absolutely priority timing for the request of offers of materials and services, ensuring the continuous improvement in effectiveness and efficiency
  • To take care of the relationships with suppliers through direct visits, managing relations with suppliers in line with Group strategies
  • To manage with high attention and reliability the administrative part of the purchase process: the receipt of purchase requests, the processing and issuance of orders, the preparation of purchase documentation according to current procedures
  • To elaborate the budgets regarding the goods categories managed
  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of purchasing processes
  • To update the price lists, lead times and in general the data necessary for the proper functioning of the ERP/MRP system
  • To prepare the KPI reporting of purchasing activities at Group level, analysing data flows and implementing BI analysis by creating, compiling and maintaining the appropriate dashboards
  • To periodically detect the costs of materials and services of stable productions, taking care to minimize and progressively optimize the costs of consolidated products/services
  • To support the processing and monitoring of KPI Vendors at Group level to define action plans;
  • To collaborate closely with the Technical Office and Production to ensure the identification of the best purchasing solutions and ongoing developments
  • To prepare scouting plans of new suppliers at a global level by applying the system of selection and evaluation of suppliers, searching and developing suppliers also in the BCC
  • To collaborate with colleagues in the Supply Chain Management in order to ensure the availability of materials by intervening with suppliers when appropriate
  • To collaborate with Quality for the continuous improvement of the supplier fleet, the related audit and approval activities and the updating of the list of approved suppliers;
  • To analyze information on the timing and quality of deliveries 
  • To ensure continuous improvement in terms of economic and quality of supply sources, also stimulating the processes of product and material innovation through collaboration with suppliers
  • To support the implementation of development projects of the Purchasing Department globally
  • During the development of new products and systems, to help to define the cost structure of the product, issuing the necessary requests for offers, participating in new product development meetings, assisting other business areas involved in identifying and qualifying appropriate components, processes, technologies and suppliers.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • From 3 to 5 years of experience in the same role in structured companies

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in Engineering or Economics
  • Language skill: English (fluent)
  • Software knowledge: Office, SAP (plus)

 

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