▪ Responsibility for procurement within steel/metal material categories.
▪ Supervision of international category specific supply markets incl. preparation of market analyses.
▪ Risk management and task force / troubleshooting in regards to claims and delivery problems.
▪ Initiation or sourcing activities in line with global category strategy.
▪ Execution of requests for quotation, tender activities, bid comparisons and award decisions.
▪ Lead of supplier negotiation and contract negotiations within the respective categories.
▪ Design and implementation of procurement strategies to gain cost reductions and further improvements along the entire supply chain.
▪ Contract implementation and master data maintenance in SAP.
▪ Category specific procurement controlling, continuous supplier evaluation and development.
▪ Proactive communication with operational buyers and other internal customers.