Randstad Holding is present in Italy with its network since 1999, operations management in Milan and various divisions including Randstad Professionals, specialized in search & selection of candidates in the middle, executive e senior management.
Randstad Professionals Padova, for an international company operating in the Semi-Durable Consumer Goods sector, is looking for a
SENIOR BUYER – RAW MATERIALS
This position reports to Purchasing Manager.
Main Responsibilities and activities
- Price list updating
- Supporting purchasing & procurement strategies defined by Division
- Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers
- Search and scout for new suppliers
- Supporting R&D Dept. while developing phase of new product
- Create and implement cost reduction projects
- Market information collection
- Monitor supplier performances
- Supplier audits along with QC
- Support NPD
- KPI reporting
Skills & qualifications
- 5+year experience in purchasing activities. Preferably in automotive and household appliances markets.
- Negotiation self-confidence
- Familiar with the following goods categories: turned metal parts, die casting, forging, rubber parts, aluminum profiles, carbon composites, packaging.
- Market researching tactics
- Familiar with benchmarking projects
- Communication skills
- Familiar with ERP systems
- Available to travel (Europe and overseas)
- Fluent English
Under the current legislation the labor supply means aimed at both sexes (L. 903/77). Shall be processed and stored only for the purpose of selection and future, guaranteeing the rights referred to in Articles. 7 and 13 of D. Decree 196/2003 on the protection of privacy