Buyer/Category Leader (indirect materials)

Buyer/Category Leader (indirect materials) | Big Fish Sp. z o.o.

Buyer/Category Leader (indirect materials)

Job location:

PL20- R102 – S01

Our Client is a  leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets.

The role

As a Senior  Buyer   you will be responsible for definition and execution of purchasing strategy for indirect materials such as: Capex, MRO, administration, IT, facilities. This is a new role in the organization.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Group Purchasing Manager  you will be mostly responsible for:

  • definition and execution for indirect materials category strategy
  • analyzing supplier cost performance data, driving cost reduction projects
  • identifying, developing and managing strategic business relationships to ensure the alignment of sourcing strategies to meet local business requirements
  • running procurement projects with cross functional team
  • negotiation of contract agreements with suppliers
  • contract management
  • building trust relations with internal stakeholders
  • suppliers relations management (supplier selection, defining Total Cost of Ownership, market analysis, cost benchmarking & complaint handling)

The Ideal Candidate will have

  • BA degree
  • minimum 3 years of procurement related experience ideally from a manufacturing industry Environment
  • minimum 3 years of experience in indirect materials category management
  • strong project management skills and experience in leading and participating in project teams in an internal complex environment
  • strong analytic and systematic skills
  • customer focus to ensure that expectations and needs are met
  • positive attitude and curiosity
  • Problem solving and decision making abilities to ensure fast and proper actions to support the business
  • experience in having the “Customer in focus”
  • strong negotiation skills
  • good people skills and a good ability to impact different stakeholders on different levels in the organization
  • high personal drive and is result oriented
  • strong time management skills
  • proactive approach
  • very good/fluent  English - spoken and written, fluent Polish

Why to apply? very interesting position for an open minded, results oriented procurement professional ,who likes to work with minimal supervision and is interested in getting into green field indirect procurement role. The work environment is demanding, as the regional procurement department is being created. Our client values candidates who are pro active, self – reliant, eager to learn and share their knowledge and ideas with others.

If you wish to apply, than send us your CV in English to:

Please introduce in your CV the following clause:

"I hereby agree to the processing of personal data included in my application for the needs necessary to carry out the recruitment process carried out by Big Fish Polska Sp. z o.o in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. a Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation). I also consent to processing of my personal data for the purposes of any future recruitment processes.