POOLING & SUPPLIER REDUCTION: Drive the Execution of Market Intelligence studies and ensure the ideal balance of Competition and Pooling through e.g. supplier reduction and implementation of strategic suppliers to achieve a maximum cost reduction contribution and best possible synergy effects.
SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Identify, develop and promote Global Strategic Suppliers based on SRM requirements and considering the CSP definitions. Conduct Strategic Supplier Meetings helping to achieve further benefits in the future. Assure the implementation of favorable negotiated prices, terms and conditions in all relevant countries.
CONTRACTS: Negotiate new and existing Global Price and Framework Agreements in legal, logistical, commercial and partly even technical terms (Requirement Books, Specifications, Standards) in close alignment with stakeholders and steer the implementation in respective regions.
SOURCING PROJECTS: Identify, initiate, accompany and tender global Projects in cooperation with Regional Purchasing and internal customers (i.e. Engineering, Operations, EHS, Facility Management, Controlling, Corporate Functions).
KPI’s: Define, implement and track relevant KPI's in coordination with Regional Purchasing on a global scale according the Corporate Target & KPI settings.
COMPLIANCE: Ensure Compliance with Business Partner Code of Conduct and Continental Code of Conduct.