Tondela, Portugal

Main responsibilities and duties:

Under the responsibility of the Regional Purchasing Director, you will be responsible for controlling his /her supplier base, based on guidance given by his /her manager (or Market Leader for production purchases) and optimizes purchases within his /her scope, meeting defined QCD targets, in compliance with the rules of the Group.

  • Set objectives (and according to the cases, Actions Plan) will be validated by her/his hierarchical manager after consultation of the entity concerned (choice of subjects, resources, etc…);
  • Ensures routine purchases of its portfolio (consultation, negotiation, business follow-up…) to meet defined objectives;
  • May be required to coordinate in a functional position (working group on a specific subject);
  • Provides reporting based on defined terms;
  • Consolidates purchasing needs and anticipates their evolution;
  • Analyzes his /her market and suggests innovative solutions to his /her hierarchical or the concerned Commodity Lead Buyer;
  • Conducts the annual negotiations (different from those managed by the Purchasing Manager or the Commodity Lead Buyer);
  • Manages the Quality, Cost, Delivery, Panel performance of her/his perimeter;
  • Conducts annual negotiations (different from those managed by Commodity Lead Buyer).

Requirements :

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree reinforced by 3 / 4 years minimum Purchasing experience in the manufacturing sector.

Professional abilities

  • Good listening skills, persuasive, relationship skills, interpersonal skills, analytical and concise, autonomous.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office.
  • Fluency in English, additional one being considered as a plus.

Technical knowledge

  • Ability to use basic purchasing techniques (consultation, negotiation, monitoring business).
  • Knowledge of current regulations.
  • Depending on scope, comprehensive knowledge of the various specialities involved in “supplies control” process (project, quality, logistics, and accounting) is desirable.


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