SCM Category specialist- HVDC

January 22, 2022
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Job Description

Your responsibilities

You will drive RFQ and negotiation for project in execution to ensure focus on TCO, quality and lead time.
Design and implement supplier strategies in both the short and the long-term using market, cost and risk analyzes. Develop the supplier base with a focus on quality, TCO, lead-time and capacity.
Ensure that our suppliers comply with the laws, regulations, standards, certificates and directives that Hitachi Energy requires from their suppliers.
Supports the development and implementation of regional/global sourcing strategies in close alignment with the regional/global Category leader.
Negotiating agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews pricelists, terms and conditions.
Runs benchmark studies for the category team and for specific sourcing initiatives.
Creates local contract amendments to frame agreements on behalf of a country and updates/maintains frame contracts.
Supports regional/global sourcing initiatives within a defined set of categories, working closely with key stakeholders to implement regional category strategies.
On-boards new suppliers in close collaboration with the respective local buyer and runs regular supplier evaluations and provides supplier reports to Businesses and Category Managers.
Runs regional sourcing initiatives under a defined threshold. Initiates purchase orders (PO) in the system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures, and confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to purchase order requirements.
Establishes clear and transparent communication internally, externally, and between different Divisions, Business Units and Functions and supports the implementation of PL activities and initiatives in the Region/Country through this clear communication.
Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
Your background

A bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Mechanical engineering or any related discipline.
5-12 Years of experience in Category Management, Sourcing Strategy, project management or procurement.
Genuinely interested in technical components and systems.
Good team player with strong communicative and collaborative skills who likes to interact with other people.
Ability to handle multicultural and challenging global business environment and can handle several tasks in parallel.
Described as energetic, motivated and self-confident person who can handle both ups and downs and manage problem that may occur.
Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
Experience in HVDC project will be an added advantage.