Direct Material Buyer
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Forli, Italy
2019-07-12

Plant Buyer

Sources and secures required material and component parts needed to produce our products at a lowest total system cost.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Responsible for the DM purchasing activity in the plant
•Participate and support in build-up of purchasing strategies and ensure their execution
•Participate and support in reaching KPI result
•Ensure maximum collaboration with the Commodity and implement the action plans within the PL
•Ensure execution of the sourcing activities and relevant information
•Grant correct flow from factory into commodity organization
•Give input on production needs (e.g. volumes increase)
•Report on possible bottleneck at operative level (e.g. production/tool capacity etc.)
•Ensure proper administration in the factory
•Ensure that decisions happen in the best interest of Electrolux and get executed

Position Requirements
•Business or technical degree (preferred at university level)
•Purchasing professional qualification
•Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE
•Relevant experience in purchasing and/or supply chain and/or quality
•Proven track record of effective purchasing management in a manufacturing environment
•Experience in suppliers process and cost drivers 
•Experience in supplier market/sourcing
•Material flow process knowledge

SKILLS
•Negotiation
•Procurement

ABILITIES
Ability to think and operate on operational level
•Confidence and ability to interface internally and externally
•Result driven and action oriented

LANGUAGES REQUIRED
Fluent in English. Any other European language is an asset.

Sector Description

 Electrolux is a leading provider in the European appliance market, and Electrolux Major Appliances Europe is our largest business sector. With 19,140 people and operations in every country in Europe, we have a solid understanding of European consumers’ needs and desires that allows us to provide innovative, thoughtfully designed products that help consumers create the homes they desire.