27 days old

Bilingual Procurement Director

Kelly Services
Alpharetta, GA 30009
**At Kelly** **** **Professional & Industrial, were passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. How about this one?** Were seeking a Bilingual Procurement Director to work at a premier client name in Alpharetta, GA. With us, its all about finding the job thats just right.

**Why you should apply to be** **a Bilingual Procurement Director** **:**

+ Direct Hire!

+ Competitive Salary!

+ Access to outstanding benefits

**Whats a typical day as** **a Bilingual Procurement Director** **? Youll be:**

+ Take ownership the Americas(US, MX & BR) procurement spend in alignment with the global category teams

+ Find and develop new sourcing alternatives in the region

+ Support the Commercial strategy for the region

+ Procurement leader for sustainability & innovation in the region

+ Help R&D and Sales to find the products they need and support validations

+ Support the Industrial strategy for the region

+ Enhance supplier quality performance and solve quality issues with suppliers

+ Accountable for cost savings projects within the Region, in coordination with global category teams

+ Participate to local management team

+ Be responsible for regional suppliers in coordination with global category leaders

+ Source indirect (opex & capex) categories in coordination with global category leaders for indirect

+ Deliver second level of savings through local actions

+ Understand local market trends to grab opportunities

+ Reinforce cross functional teamwork at Site level

+ Work out more TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) projects

+ Full transparency and frequent communication with global category buying team

Key activities are:

+ Negotiate best conditions with allocated suppliers, in collaboration with Global Category Leaders

+ Ensure that the agreements with suppliers are accurately translated in formal contracts, together with the legal department

+ Closely follow the markets in the America region, specially in Mexico and the US

+ Support category strategy in line with the company strategy, by listening to the different internal stakeholders and taking into account the market

+ Follow up the regulations/duties in the region and to create different sources/alternatives for the procurement optimization

+ Follow up customs legislations that provide tax reductions in case of imports and try to get new raw materials into that scope.

+ Ensure that the global & regional strategy is implemented (support the implementation of the strategy and any needed change) holding suppliers accountable

+ Regularly report on savings and on key activities or issues with suppliers including updates on top projects

+ Manage the teams in MX, US, BR (support and guide the local team)

+ Represent the Group Procurement Team in the AMEAA Division. Be the main point of contact for a divisional management team for procurement related topics

+ Need to serve and match the requirements of a variety of internal customers (e.g. R&D, Sales, marketing, divisions and plants within the division), where different departments & Regions sometimes have conflicting demands.

+ Work in a cross-functional matrix organization, where strong and effective communication is key.

+ Consolidate the needs of the assigned categories and make the translation from Product Groups to Spend categories using it as a basis for negotiations.

+ High complexity of product ranges. Constantly look for possibilities to standardize.

+ Multiple suppliers per category and/or common to many other sub-categories, so close cooperation with other PM s is essential.

+ Find and actively implement new cost savings projects

+ Understand cost structure of supplier depending on different technical processes

+ Need to follow up the suppliers and the markets we are buying from.

+ Scan the market to ensure we have first access to new potential opportunities

+ Participate as active team member to different strategic projects (Product changes, investments, etc.)

+ Need to develop and maintain a thorough understanding and knowledge of the relevant categories.

+ Manage teams in different locations, making sure they get necessary support and guidance.

+ Create value for the designated division and plants belonging to that division.

**This job might be an outstanding fit if you:**

+ 10+ years of experience in a similar position in the hygiene industry

+ Deep knowledge of industrialhygiene network in Mexico and the US

+ Bachelors degree in a related field (e.g. economics) or equal in experience.

+ Excellent negotiation and communication skills

+ Fluent English & Spanish (bilingual)

+ Good command of SAP and MS Office

+ Ability to work under pressure with challenging deadlines, while delivering high quality results focused on individual and Company goals & objectives.

+ Proven track record in managing and guiding a team???????

**What happens next**

Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

Helping you discover whats next in your career is what were all about, so lets get to work. Apply to be a Bilingual Procurement Director today!

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-07-13 Expires: 2022-08-13

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