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Director of Procurement

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.1.28.12
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Executive
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 28, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Professionals and Managers
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Job Description:

  • Creation, implementation and optimization of a regional purchasing function in the region as essential part of Global Purchasing
  • Significant reduction of procurement costs within the region
  • Lean (head-count reduced) purchasing organization
  • Identification and development of (Group) suppliers for global, regional and cross-country demands
  • Well integrated regional supplier quality management incl. fast response on customer complaints
  • Support of R&D in regional TECs or CS Engineering Centers on design for x (First time right)
  • Establishment, adjustment and enhancement of supply chains for purchased materials and services acc. to footprints of relevant key business partner (Engineering, Logistics, Production, etc.
  • Implementation of global as well as creation and implementation of regional category strategies
  • Development/optimization of regional supplier base (CQD) and its integration into Festo's global supply chain
  • Enhance NPM purchasing organisation covering all areas spanning from office supplies over services to capital goods
  • Enhancement of CS Purchasing organization
  • Optimization of existing footprint in the region
  • Driving localization of supply chains together with the regional SC function according to global strategy

Experience and Skills:

  • University degree
  • 8-10 years of relevant business experience
  • Extensive management experience in an international context
  • Experience in establishing, leading and developing purchasing organizations
  • Annual purchasing achievements

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster