With sales of € 1.7 billion and over 9,000 employees at 88 locations in 25 countries, the global Röchling Group stands for competence in plastics. We leverage the unique innovation potential of this material – from semi-finished products right through to complex systems.
The Automotive Division designs and engineers components and system solutions in the fields of aerodynamics, powertrain and new mobility. As part of our customer-oriented and global development approach, we focus on the current challenges facing the automotive industry, including reducing emissions, weight and fuel consumption.
For our plant in Laives (BZ) we are looking for a (M/W): Global Commodity Manager Tooling, Equipment and Machines
Identifies savings initiatives within the commodity and drive prioritized initiatives in collaboration with regional procurement managers EU-N, EU-S, AM-N, AM-S, ASIA
Develops a network of key category stakeholders at Dpt. Manager level (Engineering, Production, Sales, Pre-Development, Product Lines in EU-N, EU-S, AM-N, AM-S, ASIA) for effective implementation of savings or other cost improvement initiatives
Owns the relationship to key vendors and develops them into strategic partners to enable advanced initiatives, i.e. frame agreements and value engineering etc.
“One face to the supplier” - acts as “Foreign minister” on management level of supplier
Takes lifecycle responsibility for affected parts in the Commodity - from strategic sourcing (commodity strategies, managing Rfx processes and nomination, etc.), operational procurement (identification of needs, POs, etc.) to supplier management (contract management, performance management)
Enables competition, incl. potentials from BCC sourcing
Responsible for planning and execution of price negotiations, incl. change management activities, commercial target setting and achievement of the Commodity and related staff
First level of escalation with suppliers or internal process partners
Scouting of innovations (technologies/ supplier), delivering market input to the internal strategic planning departments
Disciplinary lead of a team of Senior Buyers, Buyers and Assistance staff in global RA units (EU-N, EU-S, AM-N, AM-S, ASIA), thereof responsible for all HR related topics of staff, incl. hiring, training and development, salary planning, etc.
Cost Center responsibility
Ensures compliance to corporate sourcing policy and procedures;
Maintains standard work documentation
MSc/BSc in (Mechanical)Engineering - or the equivalent knowledge acquired in whatever way
In-depth knowledge of procurement and global sourcing
Excellent commercial/financial understanding
Good understanding of the supply market, its key cost drivers and trends
Project management experience
Leading global teams – HR skills
Knowledge of an European language + English
Strategic Sourcing and Tendering
Supplier Management and Development
Operational /Tactical Procurement
Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Planning and Organising
Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking
Dynamic context in a multinational, fast growing company.