Strategic Procurement Manager
Atlas Copco Tanzania
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Interested in being part of our team? Join us on our journey for a better tomorrow.
In this role, you have an opportunity to create a better tomorrow
As Strategic Procurement Manager, your mission is to leverage the purchasing power of the different factories of Scientific Vacuum by coordinating negotiations, building great tools and accelerate the learning of the local teams. Dare, care, share.
You leverage the divisional purchasing power by combining the purchasing quantities and capabilities of the different factories where possible, coordinate divisional negotiations where appropriate and take the lead in supplier development projects with critical shared suppliers.
You support the local teams in six different locations globally by building a knowledge database for our categories and supply base, by assisting in building and updating their category plans and by assisting in preparing their negotiation plans and strategies.
You drive system and process improvements in coordination with the other divisions of Vacuum Technique Business Area.
You drive common processes, KPI’s and reporting tools in sourcing, review the local logistic and supplier quality processes and cooperate with the local procurement manager to come to lean and agile processes.
You play a key role in the development of the sourcing strategy that will support the future Scientific Vacuum Development manufacturing strategy.
You support the development of a proactive sourcing organization by reassessing the role of sourcing in product development projects, facilitate early engagement of suppliers in technology and product development and ensure procurement involvement in building the technology roadmap. Assess and close gaps between current supplier capability and future technologies/ trends.
To succeed in this role, you’ll need
You have a proven track record in procurement with relevant work experience of 3+ years.
You support the slogan ‘Dare, care, share’ and can teach, and motivate colleagues in procurement trainings
You are capable to develop processes and tools and can coordinate efforts across multiple entities and departments.
You are driven to get things done and have no issue in regularly travelling for business.
You are curious and explore new technologies in the search for process improvements.
You have excellent English language skills.
In return, we offer you
Become part of our dynamic, curious, and international culture with room for your ideas and creativity in an atmosphere focused on collaboration.
We believe in driving a learning culture. We offer industry-leading learning and development opportunities through our digital learning platform.
We believe that well being is important for us all and that our shared success as a team will be measured by long-term, sustainable performance and not just tomorrow’s results.
We love to celebrate our results and achievements as a team. At the same time, we are comfortable challenging each other, ensuring we have the broadest set of opinions shared openly within the team.
We offer retirement benefits, health insurance, paid leave and more.
We are a global team that works in a hybrid model, with locations in Belgium, India, Czech Republic, Germany and UK. So we are flexible, with your location. You will report to the VP Procurement.
About Us – Scientific Vacuum Division
Scientific Vacuum is a Division of Atlas Copco, part of the Vacuum Technique Business Area. We develop, manufacture and markets vacuum pumps, vacuum equipment, and vacuum systems. Our products and solutions help scientists around the world improve our lives every day in universities, national and corporate R&D labs and of course multiple large & global as well as small & local customers. This defines our purpose and why we love what we do.
Diverse by nature and inclusive by choice
Bright ideas come from all of us. The more unique perspectives we embrace, the more innovative we are. Together we build a culture where difference is valued and we share a deep sense of purpose and belonging.