Procurement Program Manager Czech Republic
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The Supplier Cost Improvement Manager position is a critical commercial role that will service multiple business units. The position will drive and/or support Procurement/Global Operations CIPs for both direct and indirect materials & services that will reduce cost, improve quality & service levels, and mitigate risk to the overall enterprise. The role will focus primarily on Procurement CIPs related to our 2 sites in Czech Republic. And will have oversight for Procurement CIPs in the other 3 plants.Main Responsabilities:
Develop and implement regional procurement strategies for large areas of spend that leverage the global scale of the enterprise to ensure proper economies of scale are achieved.
Lead contract negotiations; establish supply & service agreements, and lead commercial discussions with our supply base, while ensuring proper communication and interaction with internal stakeholders.
Ensures and supervises the development of comprehensive local /regional site CIP analysis for goods / services procured to drive the lowest total cost and maximum value to the company.
Act as change agent on behalf of Procurement to implement solutions and processes to take ALL costs out of the end to end supply base (total landed cost)
Maintain an ability to identify, generate and evaluate alternatives, analyze data, reach logical conclusions, and formulate recommendations on best in class end to end supply chain (supplier related).
Support all global category procurement related activities for the region.
Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Teleflex Medical business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.
BS or BA degree in Business, Engineering, Science or a related field. Preferred candidate would have commercial and engineering background.
A minimum of 6-8 years in a procurement / engineering role with a demonstrated track record of taking cost out of the end to end supply base.
Strong analytical, negotiation, communication (verbal & written), and presentation skillsets and abilities are required
Customer oriented and work under pressure
Project Management experience
Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing training
Ability to handle multiple tasks, with high awareness of deadlines
Excellent organization and problem solving skills
Ability to identify areas for continues improvement
Team work oriented Proficiency in MS Office