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The role of the Sr. Procurement Buyer - Energy is to develop and implement sourcing strategies for assigned category(s) of spend. This position is an integral part of the Supply Management team, working closely with RSML's, Subcontract Category Managers, Category Specialist, SC Leaders, SC Expeditors and business stakeholders to deliver value and achieve organizational goals.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Establish and implement detailed category and supplier strategies.
Define, develop and maintain formal documented category and supplier strategy, using market and competitive data
Work across teams to ensure business requirements are met providing the most beneficial total cost of ownership.
Negotiate price, payment terms, and other delivery-related terms with selected supplier using applicable negotiation strategies to achieve results
Develop KPIs and manage performance throughout life of supplier agreement including supplier quality programs and continuous improvement processes
Build strong supplier relationships and understanding of assigned category
Record savings achieved during negotiation in accordance with standard HBS Honeywell policy.
Communicate performance of strategy on a scheduled basis
Support development of cost estimate during proposal phase.
Proactively engage with Strategic Sourcing managers and estimating team in their front-end planning during estimation to understand requirements and develop SCM plans/strategies
Provide proposal support tied to the business area needs. This includes initiating Requests for Proposals (RFP), reviewing/analyzing responses and providing guidance to the program during the supplier selection process.
Identify suppliers to meet business requirements, ensure they are qualified in accordance with standard Honeywell HBS policies.
Provide input and work with suppliers in managing functional/technical specs where appropriate
Review supplier requested modifications to Honeywell standard Terms and Conditions, if necessary, enter into negotiations.
Create purchasing schedule in conjunction with operations based on project requirements, and lead times of equipment / material.
Purchase Order conversion and performance monitoring
Convert requisitions into purchase orders for non-catalogue items, reviewing applicable documentation for conformance with Honeywell requirements.
Throughout the performance period, communicate regularly with stakeholders on supplier performance, and act when necessary to remedy unsatisfactory performance (support claim preparation/ resolution) in accordance with terms and conditions.
Work with supply chain expediters as necessary to resolve escalated/ urgent delivery and invoice resolution issues
Drive the use of preferred suppliers and incorporate/ increase the use of negotiated cataloguesMUST HAVE
5+ years business experience
3+ years sourcing related capacity (i.e. strategic sourcing) experience
2+ years SAP, Oracle or other ERP systems experience WE VALUE
Strong communication skills - verbal and written, ability to communicate effectively to varied audiences (cross cultural)
Strong leadership skills
Proven track record that includes working collaboratively with supply teams and Engineering/Technical individuals regarding management of statement of work requirements and supplier deliverables,
Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Outlook
Self-motivated, able to perform role with minimal supervision, taking ownership and demonstrate sense of urgency
Able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
Ability to work in a team environment to consistently achieve results
Strong organizational skills
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with internal customers and Honeywell suppliers to meet or exceed business objectives.
Proven experience in supplier negotiations, comprehensive understanding of commercial terms and conditions related to procurement of goods and services, experience and good understanding of supply contracts
Experience in multicultural environment
Preferred: Six Sigma green belt, CIPS, CPM, Lean, APICS
- JOB ID: HRD93979
- Category: Procurement
- Location: 3079 Premiere Pkwy Ste 100,Duluth,Georgia,30097,United States
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