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Strategic Buyer- Machined Casting

Job Purpose:

Develops and implements global external Supplier and Commodity strategies as designated, that will drive long-term improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery, with engagement and support of key stakeholders that enhance competitive and commercial performance of Kongsberg, its customers and its suppliers.

 

Key Accountabilities: (but not limited):

Supplier Relationships

Where designated responsible for leading and co-ordinating supplier relationships and strategy(s) within the designated external buy supply chain. Informed of who performs a similar role within the commodities / category(s) to which they are assigned. Where designated, will lead specific supplier relationships fulfilling the accountabilities of the Global Category Manager.

 

Cost Management

Responsible for the creation and/ or deployment of Cost Models for designated Commodities / Services / Products and the development and delivery of the agreed financial commitments. If supplier cost performance deviates from agreed targets will consult with Global Category Manager/ Sourcing Manager or equivalent and agree counter measure(s). Conduct negotiations with external supplier and contribute to total cost reduction target for product divisions, contribute to PUC cost Improvement.

 

Strategic Sourcing

Consulted and where designated responsible for the development and execution of assigned Category strategy(s), develop regional category strategy. Responsible for the execution of the sourcing process and associated tasks. Informed and where designated responsible for developing the relevant category and parent and/or vendor level supplier strategies and of their execution. Makes recommendations to the Global Category Manager on sourcing decisions.

 

Delivery

Informed of or where designated responsible for supplier delivery performance in assigned commodities / services / products. Responsible for counter measures where a commercial decision(s) is required for resolution of part specific delivery issues (including New Product Introduction). Will consult with Global Category Manager / Sourcing Manager or equivalent and agree counter measure(s) for systemic failures.

 

Quality

Informed of or where designated responsible for supplier quality performance for the assigned commodities / services / products. Responsible for counter measures where a commercial decision(s) is required for resolution of part specific quality issues (including New Product Introduction). Will consult with Global Category Manager / Sourcing Manager or equivalent and agree counter measure(s) for systemic failures.

 

Processes and Procedures

Accountable and responsible for ensuring their adherence to the company’s processes and procedures. Responsible for ensuring that all purchase documents are issued and maintained as appropriate including the required customer, governmental and airworthiness regulations.

 

Code of Ethics

Responsible for ensuring their own compliance to the company’s code of ethics.

 

Key Competencies Requirement:

  • Global outlook and exposure to different challenges, cultures and ways of working.
  • Has a proven track record in delivering results
  • Understands manufacturing or service processes and the cost drivers
  • Understands the Total Cost of Acquisition impact
  • Understands and operates Supplier Relationship Management
  • Communication skills
  • Team work player
  • Good written and verbal English

 

Working Experience required:
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in procurement work.
  • Experience in casting category products (Iron, Bronze etc.), machining is a plus.

 

Education required: 

  • Bachelor degree

 

Person Specification (if applicable)

  • Flexibility towards working hours and travel is required.
  • Work under pressure.