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Manager, Strategic Sourcing M/F


Vacancy details

General information

Legal entity

GEODIS is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in its field in Europe and the World. GEODIS, which is part of SNCF Logistics, which in turn is a business line of the SNCF Group, is the number one Transport and Logistics operator in France and ranked number four in Europe. The international reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries.

Why join us ?

Transport and Logistics form a key sector in the world economy. As a major international player on this sector, GEODIS is geared to full satisfaction of all stakeholders, starting with its workforce, more than 39500 men and women worldwide who share the same values of commitment, innovation, trust, solidarity and passion that form the pillars of GEODIS corporate strategy.  

Reference

2022-10754  

Position description

Type of assignment

Full-time Regular

Function

Support function - Procurement

Job title

Manager, Strategic Sourcing M/F

Position requirements and constraints (working hours…)

48 hours a week (80% work from Office; 20% remote)
Travel required between 3-4 times / year
USA Visa for business travel

Job description

DESCRIPTION
The Strategic Sourcing Manager enhances business profitability, ensures sustained competitive advantage, and delivers operational excellence by acquiring services from qualified suppliers at competitive prices through sensible planning and careful purchasing.

SCOPE
The Strategic Sourcing Manager performs complex technical activities related to the purchasing of services in accordance with business strategy, company policy, and regulatory environment. Under limited direction, the buyer will research, evaluate, and purchase services based on price, capability, and quality.

COUNTRIES IN SCOPE:
• Canada
• USA
• México
• SSA (Spanish South America): Chile, Perú, Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil)

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Initiates bid/quote process; writes bid specifications & prepares bid forms; manages the bidding process; analyzes bid results; makes recommendations & awards
• Determines & develops supplier portfolio strategy; Identifies suitable suppliers based on price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical capabilities; Maintains cooperative supplier working relationships
• Negotiates prices, contract terms & conditions, service deliverables
• Prepares contract documentation: Reviews documentation for completeness, accuracy, risks
• Utilizes procurement tools to manage bid/quote process and contract administrative activities
• Actively participates in key stakeholder & department reviews to understand client needs
• Stays current with market trends by interviewing suppliers, attending conferences, taking on-site tours, and researching trade journals & publications.
• Designs and Runs RFIs and RFQs

Applicant's profile

REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor's Degree in engineering (preferred), supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or equivalent
• 5+ years related experience (Procurement)
• Conversant in English with excellent communication and organizational skills
• Critical thinking
• Strong analytical skills; Comfortable working with complex data sets and modern systems
• Capability to quickly learn and interpret complex technical rules, regulations, and requirements
• Ability to perform work with sound judgement, confidence, accuracy, confidentiality, and promptness

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
• Electronic Product End of Life Management (PELM) sourcing: Electronic scrap, recycling, and recoveries for Americas region
• Reverse logistics services sourcing for electronics: Asset Verification, repair / remanufacturing and remarketing for Americas region
• Electronics take back programs
• Modern Procurement Methods
• Negotiation in an international environment
• Contract Administration
• Supplier Relationship Management
• Logistics & Supply Chain Operations
• Database Design
• Microsoft office management

Working time (%)

100

Position location

Position place

America, Mexico, Jalisco

Location

Guadalajara CoE

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Years of experience in similar position

Confirmed (5 to 10 years of experience)

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)