Regional Director of Procurement - 2312389

Dragon Recruiting
  • Regional Director of Procurement Jobs in Austria - 2312389

    Dragon Recruiting
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • Austria
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Job Description


Support the development and implementation of a World Class NA Procurement Organization and manage the Procurement function for the South East Region to become a collaborative results-oriented, and high performance team

Develop employees according to the companys values and guidelines

Responsible for support of Direct Materials Supply Base management (ie Develop and optimize a Target Panel Supply Base in conjunction with the Director of Procurement TNA & Commodity managers) This would include, but not be limited to, cascading down Global and Regional sourcing strategies to the South East Regional Operations, collaboration with Procurement Peers, monthly purchasing reporting, pricing and payment terms negotiation, defining business allocation per supplier for local key products, monthly raw material pricing follow up, pricing formulas, contract negotiations with suppliers, etc

Work with TNA R&D and Manufacturing Functions in line with NA SVP Operations business strategy to develop and support the raw materials productivity priorities and standardization for the TNA division

Work closely with Global Category Managers & Regional Commodity Managers do define and implement Global Group and Regional Purchasing strategies for the main Raw Materials by providing key information from the perspective division

Participate in organizing at least two Supplier Days jointly with the Director of Procurement TNA, TNA Procurement team and NA R&D function to have key suppliers providing information regarding new technologies and new materials to the NA R&D team as a means of remaining current

NA Procurement will jointly manage with Manufacturing, the business allocation and key resin & raw material substitution among different NA plants ensuring the companys NA Raw Materials optimization and cost reductions

Participate in the Group Purchasing Conventions and TNA Procurement Conventions to exchange information, increase synergies, align purchasing strategies, and enhance cooperation among the Divisions and Regional businesses to create a Group and Regional Team Spirit

Support the Development of strategic, sustainable partnerships with key suppliers in NA to ensure the companys competitive advantage

Support the development of NA Indirect Procurement Activities to reach the NA Divisions productivity targets cost reductions

Responsible for Make vs Buy analysis and supplier development to support hisher perspective Region and the TNA Division

Work Closely with Plant Materials Managers Operations to ensure that any opportunities in raw material substitutions are done in full respect of the testing and approval procedure prior to usage in production

Key Participant in the companys North America Strategy development to build global initiatives into local actions identify future trends and assess strategies for the procurement function as it relates to the Region and TNA Division

Lead procurement special studiesanalyses related to supply base trends, and competitor trendsstrategies (benchmarking)

Lead development of content and create presentation material for organizational and external (including supplier) communications

Provide support to the Director of Procurement TNA, Operations Managers, and Executive Steering Committee, including Business Plan Review (BPR) and Budget Process

Promote Corporate Objectives and change initiatives, ensuring that the team is supporting overall company direction and growth


Attractive Salary Package


Minimum 10 years of experience working inwith a global procurement organization

Demonstrated ability to manage the successful creation and execution of a strategy, operating budget and staffing plan to support customer and company goals

Proven ability to effectively lead in a matrix organizational structure, working with multiple internal clients

Highly creative approach with the drive to continually innovate, together with an exceptional history of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction

Strong team playing skills and a highly collaborative approach

Proven ability to drive transformational change

Solid People-development skills

Excellent communication, organizationtime management and problem solving skills

Well-developed, solution-oriented procurement skills

Must possess the ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment

Bachelors degree is required Masters in Business Administration or Engineering is a plus

Procurement Certifications a plus

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Sep 2024

Company Profile

Dragon Recruiting is a leading international staffing and recruitment company, head-quartered in London, with further offices all over the globe. Our clients range from numerous well known UK and international businesses. We also represent a wide range of less well known clients - helping them to find staff for their businesses around the world.
As an international recruitment agency, our clients benefit from a vast network of human resource specialists who attract, cultivate and connect organisations to talent in both global and local markets. Our unrivalled
scope of services and global reach allow us to share candidates and roles across borders. With greater coverage and tools, we can ensure our clients and candidates all get the best outcome for their recruitment needs.
With experience of over 3 decades we are recruiting more than 10,000 workers annually to and from the UK, USA and the Middle East and several other Asian countries. We specialize in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

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