NADIA’s client, one of the global leaders in the turbine industry is looking to hire a Strategic Buyer for their Abu Dhabi manufacturing unit.
Incumbent is responsible and leads all strategic purchasing related activities during the APD (Accelerated Product Development) process to outsource new parts for the factories and the concerned commodities.
Execute fiscal year’s commodity strategy
Lead Strategic Purchasing to deliver supply chain projects in line with commodity strategy
Create and manage contracts with strategic suppliers
Take ownership of the material purchasing variance and lead necessary initiatives to meet fiscal year’s KPI
Assess / challenge / enhance business specific processes & procedures where Purchasing is contributor.
Continuously improve the supply base in terms of quality, cost, service level and continuous improvement.
Monitoring Company Buy Value and achieving KPI’s.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES - KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Candidate will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and qualifying new suppliers to achieve best value, aiming to achieve annual cost reduction goals while continually assessing the quality and performance of the supply chain while establishing strategic suppliers.
Supporting Plant/Business unit product group with new projects as part of Accelerated Product Development procurement.
Undertake scouting and bench-marking, agreements with New Suppliers
Assisting Application Engineers in finding new suppliers/ getting quotes/updating pricing tools.
Develop and manage the localization strategy, roadmap, and budget. Analyze in detail the customer technical and commercial specifications and help to get localized/Alternate source of material with better price & lead time.
Closely coordinate with Engineering team for approval of alternative options and follow up for the revision of the Drawings accordingly.
Plan and implement business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
Assess / challenge / enhance Business unit specific processes & procedures where Purchasing is contributor.
Continuously improve the supply base in terms of quality, cost, service level and continuous improvement. Monitoring Company Buy Valueand achieving KPI’s.
Research and evaluate suppliers, based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
To ensure that company Procurement Processes & Procedures is followed.