Reference number: PLANTPUR-0103

The Plant Purchasing Manager will ensure the operational continuity of the different sites of his perimeter.
The world-leader in mineral-based specialities for industry (Imerys delivers high-value added, functionnal solutions to a great number of industries, ranging from process manufacturing to consumer goods)
Playing an active role in continuous improvement of processes and strategy
  • be the single point of contact to the plant managers of the designated sites (scope will be 1 plant purchasing manager for several plants)
  • gathering the local purchasing reqirements: anticipate, collect and optimize the sites reqirements in terms of quantity and specifications
  • ensure internal customer satisfaction with the performance of the purchasing team
  • entry point for all purchase requests
  • supplier quality management
  • close collaboration with supply chain / procurement
Responsible for the deployment of global / regional category management policy
  • work closely with regional category managers (indirect, transport, energy, chemicals, packaging, raw materials, mining, capex…)
  • ensure compliance with purchasing strategy and policy at site level
  • organize and coordinate local trials with the suppliers selected by the categories managers
  • lead new purchasing initiatives at cross-clusters or at country level, on a case by case basis 
Responsible of local purchase
  • responsible of the purchase contracts for local purchase opex / capex
  • support deployment of larger Capex on his / her sites
  • frequent local presence in the different sites of his / her perimeter
  • sourcing new suppliers and negotiating contracts
  • propose and manage local purchase synergies
  • monitoring suppliers performance, KPI’s
  • reporting and analysis, collect and report the sites financial performance including tracking of target savings
  • university or college degree
  • at least 5 years’ experience in industrial purchasing
  • fluent in English
  • highly motivated and proactive driver of change
  • strong negotiation and communication skills – both internally and externally
  • ability to have a global view and link business need to purchasing strategy
  • confident decision maker
  • proficient in MS Office software, exeprience in bespoke Imerys systems (e.g. IFS, 7 Steps) an advantage
  • ability to quickly understand high level technical elements of the category being handled
  • understanding and actively promote the procurements cycle
  • have the ability to support and champion the development and introduction of effective purchasing methods and tools
We offer
  • competitive salary and package (bonus, cafeteria, company car)
  • challenge and change management
  • career and learning opportunities in an international environment
  • international experience and network

Position based in Hungary (mainly in Hódmezővásárhely, partly in Győr and Egyházaskesző).

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your English and Hungarian CV.

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