As a Supply Chain Management Delivery Manager you will lead a team of procurement specialists to execute purchasing and logistics strategies that support the business by optimizing costs, quality, and reliability of suppliers and supplied products, as well as ensure execution in accordance with Company and Supply Chain Management (SCM) instructions and procedures. The main areas of activities are:
Implements effective sourcing strategies in line with business strategy and regional/global Continuous Improvement Process Sourcing (CIPS) strategy to ensure that suppliers have the capability and capacity to meet current and future business requirements. Ensures all relevant parties understand strategies and execute processes accordingly;
In accordance with Group SCM guidelines and local Division/Business Unit objectives, implements programs to drive improvement in cost, quality, delivery and working capital (payment terms, lead times, order quantities and purchased material inventory). Secures full utilization of Pro-Supply global supplier relationship management platform according to relevant procedure, both related to sharing of supplier information and to finding existing high performing suppliers to ABB;
Manages planning and tracking of procurement activities, cost budgets, emerging country spending and savings forecasts. Ensures buyers minimize risk regarding quality and financial exposure by buying in accordance with quality and commercial procedures and in accordance with Company guidelines;
Oversees planning and logistics of incoming materials and components based on the master production plan and master production schedule. Updates the master production plan on a regular basis, and ensures efficient stock and inventory management;
Leverages CIPS category teams locally, regionally and globally to ensure appropriate supplier selection. Defines and establishes local standard agreements with all major local suppliers. Provides and maintains standard terms in purchase contracts/terms and conditions in line with Company directives and guidelines;
People leadership and development:
Ensures (with HR Manager support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies and Group Supply Chain Management excellence guidelines (knowledge management, functional training, etc.). Responsible for coordinating SCM talent management and succession planning within assigned area.
- Bachelor's degree and minimum 8 years’ experience in SCM functions;
- Minimum 3 year of experience in organization management with a sizeable team
- Demonstrate excellent understanding of strategic sourcing, finance in SCM, contract management, supplier management and procurement tools;
- Experience in transition projects and a proven track record in building and establishing operations from scratch a strong plus;
- Proficient in business English, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strategic Thinking, result oriented, good influencing skills, highly committed to work quality