global commodity specialist a PARMA

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Randstad Hr Solutions, Randstad Group's company, specialised in providing value-added services for HR management in business organizations, is searching for Sidel (TETRA LAVAL GROUP) a candidate as:

Global Commodity Specialist


The candidate will be responsible for the de-velopment and implementation of commodity strategies and supplier management in assigned spend categories, Perform sourcing activities for a set portfolio of spend categories at a global and/or local level to achieve commodity results and ensure compliance with the Group Strategy.

Main tasks:

• Lead, develop and implement global commodity strategy for assigned spend categories
• Analyse spend in assigned spend categories
• Monitor the market through constant benchmarking in order to continuously improve costs, qual-ity, delivery and technology
• Support the Global Commodity Manager in defining the annual savings forecast, identifying risks and opportunities
• Implement the saving action plan to achieve the assigned annual cost saving target
• Promote and lead cost reduction activities and alternative products/ solutions, towards internal stakeholders and Suppliers, to contribute to the overall cost reduction target
• Manage Supplier Relationship at global level, monitoring trend of KPIs and setting necessary cor-rective actions
• Negotiate long-term contracts with Suppliers, at global level, that set out prices, quality standards, cost-reduction; improvement along agreement duration, delivery times, and commercial terms and conditions
• Communicate effectively and manage relationships with relevant internal stakeholders, to contrib-ute to the cross-functional projects
• Ensure compliance with sourcing processes
• Enter relevant sourcing data in SAP for new product codes and pricelist updates



• Master Degree in Engineering is preferred; Business/Economics is also accepted Business school degree is a plus
• Proficient in MS Office, Outlook
• SAP knowledge
• English excellent, written and spoken
• Fluency in French, Italian and/or Chinese is an advantage

Critical Experience:

• Minimum 3 years in strategic sourcing in an international manufacturing company
• Knowledge of the market/product categories concerned is a plus
• Experience in manufacturing environment or sales is a plus
• Experience in international negotiations, contract and claim management
• Experience outside of own country of origin is a plus
• Very good negotiation skills as key element in order to communicate with both suppliers and other stakeholders
• Availability to travel

Work place: Parma

If you are interested in our proposal, please send your CV/resume with cover letter to:
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