Sourcing of direct materials and services for the US Operations and managing the related suppliers for running business and (new) innovation projects in order to reach the business objectives and following the annual purchasing plan.
In the position of Strategic Sourcing Lead, you will:
- Support the development and implementation of the annual Purchasing plan for US Operations.
- Together with the Sourcing team, further strengthen the processes for supplier evaluation and selection, negotiation and contracting, performance management, and relation management.
- Represent Sourcing in Innovation projects in order to lead the respective activities needed to reach project milestones and goals.
- Evaluate and renew supply contracts by identifying and prioritizing opportunities for reduction of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), while ensuring a smooth implementation of new suppliers and supply co