VIE - Project Procurement Leader - Wiehl - Germany

Schneider Electric Wiehl, North Rhine Westphalia

About the Job

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Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.
With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management - Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.
In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.
We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

Main missions
1/ Define the purchasing strategy for the project in accordance with Schneider Corporate Purchasing

2/ Promote,identify and bring supplier markets opportunities within product developpements (Early Supplier Involvement, innovation from supplier..)

3/ Insure those strategies implementation, in the early phase of the project in all the choices impacting purchasing budget (budget, technologies choices, specifications, full costs, Design or Buy Design, Make or Buy, cash flow etc.…) in order to minimize the projects time to market, increase our offer technical attractivity and evolution in the respect of lead time, quality expectation, products components perrenity

4/ Supplier selection, request for quotation management, full costs comparaison, determine the final material and services costs, negotiate prices and T&C's and logistic.

5/ Contractualize all suppliers commitments in order to reduce the risks during project developpement and industrialization phases, with specific focus on Intellectual Property

6/ Lead and finalize purchasing deliverables in line with Project Management Process

T he VIE is an international program for young professionals between the age of 18 and 28 who are European Union nationals. In addition, the candidate cannot come from the country hosting the mission.

Education: Master degree in Purchasing or Engineer

Technical Field: Electronical, Mechanical will be a plus

Work experience needed: At least 2 years

Requested languages :
- English (fluent) - German would be a plus

Personal abilities or skills:
• your capacity of animation and your comfortable ease in relationship will allow you to lead people in the right direction with best technical and economical compromises in the respect of purchasing and projects rules
• You're creative and reactive, you know how to bring value added solutions in timeline with projects planning.
• Your capacity in writing English and negotiate in this language are mandatory to fulfill the position in a multicultural and international environment
• Customer oriented, your leadership and listening will allow you to take in account all projects constrains

VIE duration : 12 to 24 months

PLEASE NOTE that only applications submitted in English can be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Schneider Electric. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you post your resume in English.

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