Purchasing Agent
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Juarez, Mexico
2021-10-01

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK (ESSENTIAL DUTIES):

This position will have primary responsibility for sourcing and secure required materials and component parts needed to produce fabric care products at lowest total systems cost.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate new suppliers / parts and engineering changes with Materials, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and external suppliers.
  • Responsible for supplier selection, negotiations with suppliers involving price, quality, delivery, payment terms, etc. that meet products requirements in terms of year over year total cost goals.
  • Effectively and tactfully communicate verbally and in writing externally to suppliers and sell ideas and strategies internally.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, resolve problems, meet deadlines, and handle fast paced critical work environment.
  • Understand, communicate, and enforce Electrolux Major Appliance’s policy as it pertains to supplier and internal issue.
  • Meet all ISO 9001/14001 requirements applied.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Ours is a dynamic, fast-paced environment that asks for flexibility and agility.
  • You can quickly understand and assess a situation and react confidently, making decisions even where there is ambiguity.
  • You always strive for better, in your work and for your future.
  • With an eye for detail and the ability to interpret complex data, you can also translate this into meaningful, useful information that informs decision-making.
  • You build trust, good working relationships and communicate effectively with your colleagues and across functions.
  • Whether face-to-face or on the phone, you can communicate plans and articulate your ideas with colleagues and customers at all levels.

Minimum Qualification

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS):

  • Minimum of 3 years purchasing experience with demonstrated professional growth.
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Expertise in supplier processes and cost drivers.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills including year over year cost reductions as well as negotiating complex business issues and risk assessment.
  • Understanding of Global Purchasing markets (Asia, Mexico, South America, China and Eastern Europe)
  • Material flow process knowledge) transportations, lead times, tier 2 supply, etc.)
  • Outstanding leadership skills including leading supplier resources and cross functional teams.
  • Analytical ability.
  • Internal and external conflict resolution skills.
  • Personal computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, and mainframe operations procurement related software.
  • Basic knowledge of purchasing/accounting processes.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Frequent exposure to office and manufacturing.

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'