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Buyer / Acheteur(euse)

Rennes, France

Job Summary

 

Manage and follow up each purchasing category (OPEX and CAPEX) which he/she is responsible, in close connection with the different stakeholder and in particular with his/her internal customers, while ensuring the best terms for the company.

 

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Manage purchases on its perimeter categories:

 

    • Define and apply purchasing strategy in connection with Purchasing manager  
    • Gather information on company needs
    • Search, select, qualify and evaluate suppliers
    • Manage RFI/ RFQ : participation in RFI/ RFQ elaboration ; distribution ; analysis of offers ; selection
    • Negotiate accordingly to technical & commercial objectives
    • Implement commercial agreement, ensure internal communication and proper application
    • Follow up and report purchasing expenses to internal customers 
    • Promote actions and purchasing policy to internal customers and transversal teams
    • Make a permanent market watch

 

 

  • Ensure suppliers performances:

 

    • Ensure the level of service/ quality delivered by suppliers
    • Manage preferred relationship with suppliers and internal customers
    • Follow up agreement in connection with the different stakeholders (Suppliers, Internal customers, Finance, Legal).
    • Manage claims & follow up actions until complete resolution
    • Evaluate suppliers, define and follow up improvement plans
    • Solve invoices claims in compliance with monthly financial closing

 

  • Manage procurement :

 

    • Collect needs
    • Issue Purchase Orders after needs evaluation and negotiation
    • Follow up deliveries, ensure the respect of delivery times and make adjustment according to projects and production planning

 

 

  • Adapt and update management tool (ERP):

 

    • Book suppliers information into database
    • Update purchasing prices

 

What we’re looking for

 

  • Strategic mindset
  • Proactively investigates for best solutions and shares the best practices with the rest of the team
  • Customer oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Curious, and autonomous
  • Reactive and flexible
  • Teamwork spirit

 

Language requirements: Fluent in English.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain or Business School

 

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