Site Sourcing Lead Specialist in Gebze, Turkey

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Job Description Summary

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Defining and Implementing sourcing actions in order to optimize cost, quality and delivery of purchases on assigned commodities, in line with Global & Plant Sourcing Strategy

  • Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers. Negotiate terms and conditions (price, payment terms, incoterms, warranty, logistic requirements) with suppliers according to Customer needs and requirements and transmit information to Procurement

  • Managing claims. Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc.

  • Searching for new suppliers / materials / technologies locally/globally; carrying out supplier selection steps I.E Supplier Assessment and SRG auditing

  • Negotiating agreements/contracts with suppliers

  • Propose & implement cost reduction actions by using cost models to validate commodity strategies and to understand significant cost drivers

  • Providing analysis on market, new products, newcomers, legal constraints, etc.

  • Follow up supplier quality performance and development plans and manage supplier claims

  • Collaborating with the Global Sourcing Team, Global Commodity Leaders and peers involved in other Sourcing initiatives

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree of an Engineering Discipline from an accredited university

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Sourcing & Commodity Management

  • No obstacle to work close to Gebze, Kocaeli location

  • Experience managing contracts or vendors

  • Experience with an ERP system

  • Native speaking skills in Turkish and strong verbal and written skills in English (Part of the interviews will be held in English)

  • Ability to travel domestically; typically <10% travel

  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment and/or experience working in heavy industry is preferred

  • Prior experience working with SAP is a plus

Desired Characteristics

  • Good communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex problems

  • Ability to document, plan, market and execute programs

  • Established project management skills

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No


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