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Develop and implement Supplier Commodity Strategy Master (CSM) including outsourcing mode for the region,
requesting input from PPM, Bid/PM Team, logistics, Supplier Performance
§ Market scanning in countries of potential business; Evaluation of potential suppliers for those business.
§ Maintain preferred and critical supplier-list for specific commodity.
§ Knowledge sharing amongst different teams: 1) CMs in other regions and global-CM and 2) region PPMs
§ Conclude frame agreements within assigned region and inform PPMs accordingly.
§ Follow up supplier development program and assure supplier evaluations according to strategy and revision with PPMs
§ Interface to preferred suppliers within region (relationship management, escalation channel)
§ Initiate regular meetings with internal stakeholders (e.g. PPMs and End users)
§ Initiate regular meetings with all PPMs in region in order to exchange information about supplier performance and other
issues related to this category
§ Benchmark of supplier total costs (e.g. prices with T&C´s, taxes, shipping costs etc.) for specific commodity within region
§ Create commodity strategy master including e.g. supplier spend & savings report, risks, for those suppliers representing
the majority of that commodity within region (e.g. 80% of total spend in region)
§ CM must always be informed by PPMs and must support PPMs in mutual agreement (e.g. supplier selection, RFQ
preparations, negotiations etc.), however the CM can take over the lead, where PPMs workload or knowledge of respective
commodity becomes critical or if there are major strategic implications.
§ Initiate negotiation strategies with input and support of PPMs and coordination of it towards regional suppliers in order
to get cost reductions by bundling of demand
§ Assure supplier creation in the SAP
§ Create cross-pooling strategies if possible
§ Complies offer comparison, ToCO, SDT and assures HQ involvement.
§ Supports Risks and opportunities and communicates to Procurement and Bid/PM Team.
§ Prepares reporting CNI.
§ Escalation channel inside the procurement organization.
§ Participates in the Lessons Learned
§ Assure the extension of the Validity of the offers.
§ Approval of Purchase orders in SAP.
§ Supports PM Team in case of Supplier Performance Gaps and/or Claims.