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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  CBS
Location: 

Sofia, BG

Apply by:  31-01-2019

Strategic Procurement Specialist

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday:

CBS is growing, and we are looking for talented individuals who are looking to develop and grow in an international and respectful organisation. Our environment of continuous improvement, innovation, openness and diversity provides the best place to drive and develop as a professional and a person.

The position is to deliver support on STR (Source To Receipt) sub-process services together with the sourcing team and in alignment with corporate and business area procurement as well as customers´ needs and expectations.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Support execution of sourcing project requests from customers, vendors and colleagues
  • Support tactical and strategic sourcing activities
  • RFX process management and/or supporting tasks, contract creation, extension, termination, management & admin; manage supplier performance for defined suppliers, execute spot buys
  • Supplier identification, market analysis, specification creation and analysis, tail spend management, value tracking, and sourcing and analytics support
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders and corporate and business area procurement as well as within own team and other process teams
  • Support Solution Owners, Process Owners as well as corporate and business area procurement in continuous improvement and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures of the CBS
  • Deliver service in line with agreed controls and procedures
  • Act as 1st line of contact with organisation via calls, chat e.g. document and follow up all employee inquiries, issues and transactions
  • Identify process improvements: Suggest methods to update, simplify, and enhance processes, procedures and technologies
  • Recognize unusual events or consistent problems and work with team leader to resolve issues
  • Ensure customers are satisfied to maintain a positive brand image for the CBS
  • Ensure all documentation is up-to-date and accurate
  • Ensure data is accurate in company systems
  • Be part of building up the S2R area in the CBS in close cooperation with the project team
  • Accuracy and timeliness of transactional procurement tasks

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum bachelor degree in finance or business
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in S2R area, in particular related to sourcing and/or category management, preferably indirect procurement. Understanding of entire STR area seen as a plus
  • Strong customer service focus and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organisational and communication skills. Knowledge in budget, cost & performance management
  • Good sourcing process execution knowledge (RFX processes, requirements gathering and collection), understanding of pricing models, contracting support execution is an advantage
  • Experience in contracting and vendor management
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PPT), Google Office tools as an advantage
  • Taking initiative in a proactive manner to improve own and team work practices
  • Full professional proficiency of written and oral English required
  • Good at communicating in a professional manner
  • Display a strong work ethic and ability to comply with internal controls and policies
  • International mind-set  
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines

You will be part of:

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

In addition we also offer:

  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers, company paid sport card
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV.

Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec's sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com.

 

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