Job DescriptionThe Position The SPL is responsible for managing Sourcing activities to assigned projects.
He participates in the early phase of the New Product Introduction cycle.Specific responsibilities are :
Representation of Global Sourcing in NPI project teams Builds and actively maintains relationships with sourcing collegues in other FEI sites as well as other departments (R&D, Product Engineering, Logistics) Participate in NPI project teams in early phase to secure sourcing strategy and supply chain configurations in line with the sourcing strategy ( Compass ) Defines and communicates design of Supply Chain (in agreement with Commodity Managers ) Support and contributes to strategy based on requirement and FEI make / buy strategy.
Agrees and deploys with all FEI stakeholders on the sourcing strategy Follow up on material Cogs ( supported by Controller ) Manage escalations Helps programming Cogs reduction initiatives.
Ensures roadmap and long term view on material Cogs ( roadmap )The Requirements This position is ideal for a person that has a proven track record of being able to work in complex and fast changing environment, is used to work with large scope and being able to set priorities.
Ideally has a background in Project management and Sourcing / Supply chain roles , preferably in a High Tech Systems environment.
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience :
Preferably trained in specialized Purchasing skills (NEVI) - Analytical / systematic, practical approach - Typically requires approximately 10 years experience of which at least 5 years in the field of project management -
Good communicative skills (reporting, interpersonal) - Excellent English language skills (verbal and in writing) - MS Office skills -
Can handle stress - Is self propelling - Willing to travel The Competencies Functional - Problem Solving and Analysis - Pro active approach -
Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement - Technical and Functional Expertise - Building and maintaining relationships Business -
Disciplined and very solid reporting - Gets results - Negotiator - Develops Capabilities Leadership - Collaboration and Teamwork - Open Communication