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  • 3 - 6 Years
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Job Description:

Project Procurement & Category Buyer

Requisition ID ( 19001096 )

Primary Location Italy-Lombardia-Rescaldina

The Project Buyer has responsibility for executing locally the Categories Strategies and for reporting the specific requirements for new customer projects (supplier technologies, geographical location and target costs), to ensure the categories strategies are appropriate to support the acquisition The role continues to select and pilot suppliers from the approved supplier list in order to achieve Project objectives in terms of COST, QUALITY, DELIVERY, SPEED and CASH targets for the project manufacturing plants and fulfillment centers By working cross-functionally with Marketing, Engineering, Inside Sales, Project Management, Production & Inventory Controls and Operations, through the Strategic Sourcing Process, the Project Buyer have accountability of BOM cost targets, lead-time, and will support and drive Continuity of Supply, On-time Delivery and Margin Uplift


Actively contribute to the conception of the quotation to customer with PSQ team participate in the project team from the quotation conception phase / Customer Review phase Support Sales and Engineering department with project cost / pricing objectives Represent Project Procurement in internal cross functional meetings
Select preferred suppliers from the approved supplier list (communicated by the Category Managers) Consult suppliers (RFQ) to optimize materials Quality, Cost, Delivery, Leadtime and Investment by deploying the category strategy in the projects Can participate with the category manager in supplier negotiations (preferable with E-sourcing) and the final choice of supplier through the Strategic Sourcing gate reviews process
Follow up performance during the project phase manage suppliers, compare and negotiate costs against objectives, ensure quality during the project phase, respect delivery deadlines (RDSL)
Coordinate Feasibility and Contract Reviews with suppliers in collaboration with internal stakeholders (mainly Engineering department) prior to award
If required, supports Engineering and Product Management with the sourcing and commercial negotiation for NPD, prototypes and pre-serial production
Put together the Master Scheduling plans with the awarded suppliers for critical categories (eg Castings, Forgings) ; manage achievement of all project milestones related to suppliers
Defines and controls communication flows and contents between project teams and suppliers
Collaborate with Production & Inventory Controls in case of escalation for material deliveries (Step 4) by driving high material availability and preventing delays and shortages Setup and follow up improvement action plans with key suppliers as a result of the Buyer Report Out (BRO) meeting
Maintain timely and accurately the Purchasing systems and databases, including but not limited to the commercial conditions, lead time, costed bill of material and tooling cost through change management from phase zero through start of production
Proactively identify and resolve problems related to assigned parts / suppliers
Evaluate, prepare and present various business case scenarios
Track and maintain an up to date list of patterns and/or tooling by supplier (location, state, guarantee life, remaining production quantities) Identify and process the needs of new investments during budget phase

3 years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas Project Management,
Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Materials Planning, Purchasing, and Production Scheduling
Experience within project management preferred, including exposure to, engineering, sales/marketing,
operations/manufacturing and warehousing/distribution
APICS or similar Certification preferred
Bachelors degree (BA, BS) or equivalent in Operations, Engineering, Logistics, technical or business
Extensive experience with core software applications (ERP), preferably with SAP in planning and/or sales
and distribution
Advanced Microsoft Office skills preferred
Ability to track and understand key cost drivers for a specific commodity category
Project management
Strong negotiation skills and contract management
Fluent in English and the local language of the site(s) in scope of responsibility Additional language
Experience in e-Sourcing (eg ARIBA) preferred

Customer Focus
Negotiation, Drives Results, Action Oriented
Manages Complexity, Conflicts and Ambiguity
Build Collaborative Relationships
Drives Engagement, Ensures Accountability
Communicates Effectively

About Emerson
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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Materials/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt/Procurement
Role : Purchasing/Sourcing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Jan 2020

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