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Procurement Lead Automation

Do you have a strong background in Purchasing? Looking for your next career move? Take a look at our Procurement Lead Automation with an EMEA scope role today!  

 

In your role as Procurement Lead Automation you will drive the growth of this business area working from across all the stages of the value chain. At syncreon the Procurement department plays a meaningful role in supporting business growth, driving innovation & mitigating risk through internal & external partnerships. The role is positioned at the cutting edge of Procurement/Business Development/Engineering.

 

You’ll be fully involved in strategic business decisions and leading projects that are about making sure we buy the right products, driven initially by quality and then at the right price. You will own a portfolio of agreements and have a very close interaction with internal clients, colleagues, and external suppliers. Being part of this team would give you an opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing business and enable global impact.

About the Role

How you will contribute  

  • You are in the lead with the purchase of automated solutions for sortation, robotics, storage, autonomous mobile robots, AVG's, warehouse integration, process equipment and other categories of items as assigned. 
  • You will also develop contract documents and lead RFP/RFQ/RFI process to qualify, evaluate, negotiate, select vendor(s), complete contracts and issue Purchase Orders. Ans also perform internal reviews with key stakeholders to ensure the scope, system function, KPIs, service levels, contract language, acceptance criteria, cost and solution is fit for the purposes intended.
  • Next to generating and maintaining accurate records according to established procedures for quotes, cost estimates, items, tooling, purchase orders, supplier performance, and category spend analysis.
  • You will also provide automation solution pricing including Capex and operational costs based on engineering requirements to support the Business Development bid process.
  • Another responsibility will be project launches and contract management support to ensure that all contract milestones and deliverables are successfully completed on time and in budget.
  • You will identify opportunity areas (e.g. standardization, supplier consolidation, new technologies, etc.), communicate potential opportunities internally and initiate activities to assemble appropriate resources to pursue opportunity areas.
  • Also deliver annual cost savings as specified in Business Plan and Objectives (Capex, EBITDA, and cost avoidance).
  • Finally you'll perform reviews of strategic agreements to ensure suppliers are meeting contract obligations. This will include assessing the support model (service levels, KPIs, help desk, preventative maintenance), periodic supplier performance reviews, supplier development plans, and resolve any invoice discrepancies.  

 

What you bring

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and relevant experience in purchasing.
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of automated material handling systems.
  • 5+ years related purchasing experience with sourcing complex technology solutions
  • Certified or actively seeking certification in National Purchasing Management Association or similar.
  • Ability to interact with personnel at all levels internally and externally.
  • Proficiency on computers, using Microsoft Office products, and SAP.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills - written and oral to deal with a wide range of customers-both internal and external.
  • Fluent both spoken and written in English. 
  • Ability to travel 25%.

 

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.

 

Compensation
syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

 

About syncreon
At syncreon, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.

 

Note
Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.


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