Schneider Electric Buyer in Mexico, Mexico

Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Buyer in our Polanco location.

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At Schneider Electric, we want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are a real value for the company. Diversity is who we are, how we work and how we grow.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define the specific purchasing strategy for the project, focusing on high stake / high risk commodities, continuously prioritizing tasks based on project time schedule.

  • Secure the supplier selection, being involved from tendering to the cash collection, integrating all specifications (cost, lead-time, technology, quality, flexibility, logistic, financing, and make or buy strategy).

  • Manage Request For Information (RFI), Request For Quotation (RFQ) and the bid tabulation (based on total cost of ownership (TCO)) with suppliers.

  • Assess risks on the supply chain and transfer/mitigate it as early as possible through audit, contractual clauses, supplier development plan.

  • Negotiate Terms & Conditions (T&C;) with suppliers securing "back to back" and "If & When" conditions versus Schneider Electric customer conditions

  • Manage the purchasing order process with an ethical approach, securing the assets from SE (based on corporate rules).

  • Secure the supply deliveries, managing the risk mitigation plans with suppliers and anticipating pro-actively all necessary actions.

  • Integrate qualitative criteria to select suppliers (flexibility) and take opportunities of customer variation orders to continuously negotiate better suppliers conditions.

  • Take active part of Purchasing community as referent for his area of expertise and integrate global Supplier Oriented Chart (SOC).

  • Supplier development, market analyze

  • Assess risks on the supply chain and transfer/mitigate it as early as possible through audit, contractual clauses, supplier development plan.


  • University Master Degree (Engineering and/or Business)

  • English fluency is a must

  • Another language will be valuable

  • Minimum 5 years in project purchasing

  • Cross functional and cross border experience

  • Strong communication skills, effective in a cross cultural environment to foster collaboration toward a common goal

  • Proven autonomy to manage negotiation path with suppliers

  • Ability to understand, influence & convince in a matrixial organization

Here, every employee has the power to take control over his or her career. Our comprehensive Total Employee Experience enables employees to manage their professional development and prepare for the next step in their career. This offer includes: a competitive health and wellness package, retirement plans, World Employee Share Ownership Plan, mentoring, internal and international mobility, technical, functional, individual and managerial development, and much more. At Schneider Electric, we’re working together to power the future.

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Nonresidential Building, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 170,000 employees achieved revenues of 25 billion euros in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with Schneider Electric. This position will be posted until filled.

Primary Location: Mexico-Distrito Federal-Mexico

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 003KEW