Schneider Electric Purchasing Project Manager in Apodaca, Mexico

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What do you get to do in this position

The Productivity Performance Manager oversees the Management Operating System for the NAM Commodity and Productivity KPI’s. This position leads all the performance KPI’s and the processes related to them. This position facilitates the interactions between the manufacturing clusters, cross-functional stakeholders, and purchasing to maintain best in class performance. He/She is recognized as a Purchasing professional.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Purchasing Performance

  • Maintain and track performance dashboard; accountable for the consolidated Regional performance

  • Deploy purchasing & non purchasing levers to drive cost savings and performance improvement

  • Formulate cross functional levers for Supplier performance, innovation, and sustainable growth with key stakeholder validation.

  • Share Strategy, best practices with the organization.

Project and Management

  • Sourcing, standardization, spend control and innovation with suppliers.

  • Leverage cross functional expertise to implement cost models, qualify suppliers, drive part number rationalization, and consolidate the supply base

  • Support other buyers in their consolidated negotiations and supplier management actions

  • Manage Regional cross functional team partnership with the Business Owners.

Processes and Tools

  • Develop and implement tools and process to enable digital collaboration.

  • Automate and Digitize repetitive task to improve regional efficiency

  • Embrace and lead the PES system.

This job might be for you if

* *You fit the following Requirements:

EDUCATION – MINIMUM REQUIRED

  • 4 years education in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Engineering

  • MBA, Masters degree in International Business / Engineering / Supply Chain or equivalent is a plus

EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a purchasing team of a Multinational corporation

  • Strong experience in management and process development

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

  • Annual Productivity (cost reductions) over spend in scope

  • Develop a strong pipeline of productivity to be implemented/captured

  • Supplier quality

  • Supplier delivery performance

  • Contractual coverage

  • Innovation coming from suppliers

  • Shift spend to appropriate cost effective global regions

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 1 - REQUIRED

  • At least 5 years of experience in purchasing and commodities operations

  • Spoken and written fluent communication in English

  • At ease with IT tools

  • Project Management expertise

  • ERP knowledge

  • Purchasing processes

  • Leadership skills

  • Strategic thinking

  • Cross cultural awareness

  • Remote management

  • Capability of handling multiple and conflicting priorities and effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced work environment

  • Communication (Written - ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner internally as well as externally)

  • Problem solving and analytical skills

  • Finance Basics

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Primary Location: Mexico-Nuevo León-Apodaca

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 003K02