Schneider Electric Commodity Buyer in Kocaeli Çayırova Plant, Turkey

The Commodity Buyer ensures the operational relations with suppliers within the strategy defined in cross functional team and the respect of the contracts; track and report key elements/data on supplier performance


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

2 Manage supplier consultation & selection according to commodity strategy

3 Manage supply qualification; negotiate and manage contracts with suppliers

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

5 Be the first escalation level for supplier crisis management

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

7 Obeying and applying the requirements of “Information Security Management System

4 years University Engineering

Minimum 3 years professional experience in Purchasing

Negotiation skills

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

Legal aspects, financial aspects, risk analysis, contracts setting

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

Fluent in English

Quality and supply chain knowledge

Completed military service for male candidates

Primary Location: Turkey-Marmara Region-Kocaeli Çayırova Plant

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Jul 16, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 003K1B