Schneider Electric VIE - Commodity Buyer - Hungary H/F in Budapest, Hungary

PLEASE NOTE that only applications submitted in English can be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Schneider Electric. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you post your resume in English.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of €25 billion in FY2016, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Main missions*:*__

  1. Lead negotiations & propose actions (QVE, rebalancing...) in consistency with commodity strategy

  2. Ensure the operational relationships with allocated suppliers and Business with Plants

  3. Manage supplier consultation & selection according to commodity strategy

  4. Manage supply qualification; negotiate and manage contracts with suppliers

  5. Contribute to the purchasing database update by providing necessary information to commodity managers / supplier leaders/ update purchasing database and tools

  6. Be the first escalation level for supplier crisis management

  7. Follow-up the quality and cost reduction objective related to action plan/productivity program (QVE, rebalancing…)

Profile and Competences:

The VIE is an international program for young professionals between the age of 18 and 28 who are European Union nationals. In addition, the candidate cannot come from the country hosting the mission.

Education:University or college degree in Purchasing. Electrical knowledge or study back ground for Purchasing

Technical Field:Electrical knowledge

Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel & Power Point

Requested languages:Fluency in English and German

Personal abilities or skills:Negotiation skills

  • Purchasing skills (Cost, Supplier Management, Cost analysis, Market analysis, Tools...)

  • Legal aspects, risk analysis, contracts setting

  • Financial aspects

  • Business knowledge and trade-off (Service Vs cost, Total Cost of Ownership)

  • Quality and supply chain knowledge

Primary Location: HU-Budapest-Budapest

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 003GGA