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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Manager Service & Spare Parts NA
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA),
Location Atlanta

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions offers a full range of turnkey engineered solutions for the design, manufacture and construction of processing plants for the fertilizer and chemical industries; industrial plants and equipment for the mining, minerals and cement industries; aerospace and automotive body and power train assembly systems; and support and services to the naval marine industry. Through its Process and Resource Technologies, System Engineering and Marine Systems business units, Industrial Solutions partners with clients to provide solution packages that are optimally customized to their individual needs.

Your responsibilities

Position Overview

  • Management and permanent optimization of processes and strategies regarding assigned sourcing categories and purchasing volumes for the Service & Spare Parts PSM organization in North America
  • Ensuring that all required supplies and services can be procured in the appropriate quality, on time and at the most favorable total cost
  • Contributing to the optimization of cost and to leveraging supply chain management synergies at tk IS North America

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Steering of all procurement-related processes in the assigned sourcing categories to ensure the required supply of goods/services to the business at optimal cost/performance ratio
  • Development of strategies to improve the procurement contribution to company results; continuous optimization of assigned sourcing categories
  • Ensuring implementation of strategies within assigned sourcing categories
  • Disciplinary and functional leadership responsibility for assigned staff
  • Supplier Management responsibility for contracts

Main Tasks:

  • Development, implementation and management of assigned sourcing categories: aligning strategic and operative targets for the assigned sourcing categories; defining PSM strategies in line with tk IS PSM targets and with BA/Region- specific targets of the relevant Management Board and Head of Procurement Region
  • Safeguarding reliability/stability of supply and required quality standards in all procurement transactions in the assigned sourcing categories
  • Development and implementation of PSM strategies to realize savings for tk IS North America
  • Ongoing optimization of assigned sourcing categories with respect to cross-functional collaboration, structures, resources, supplier interaction and productivity; introduction and implementation of best practices
  • Key supplier relationship management; preparing and conducting strategically relevant negotiations; active supplier management
  • Monitoring of internal performance; provisioning of data required by Procurement Excellence; derivation of suitable improvement measures within assigned area of responsibility
  • Coordination of interfaces with internal clients and relevant cross-functional partners regarding assigned sourcing categories
  • Leading and developing assigned staff; supporting succession planning
  • Execution of global market forecasts and trend analysis, preparing and conducting/leading contract negotiations and leveraging, promoting cost saving opportunities for the company, and conducting analysis that may require profound technical understanding of specific sourcing category codes.
  • Continuous interaction and support for Buyers, other Technical Buyers, Expeditors, and Logistics Personnel and sharing of best practices on methods and tools, and developing sourcing strategies and supplier evaluations.
  • Coordination of cross-functional collaboration to ensure that the requirements of internal clients reflect current market offering/support standardization and are in line with pursued cluster/purchasing strategies, frameworks agreements, and transfer pricing guidelines.

 

 

Your profile

Skillsets:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) or four to six years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be flexible and a problem solver in a changing environment
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work without supervision
  • Experience with U.S. Customs and INCOTERMS highly desirable
  • Must be able to complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Requires demonstrable attention to detail
  • The individual must be able to communicate, work with others and develop personal habits in effective decision making at a competent skill level.
  • The individual must be able to create and interpret tables and charts containing various data sets.
  • The individual must possess an expert skill level in time management and negotiation.
  • Ability to utilize personal computer equipped with business system, database, spreadsheet, word processing and project management software.
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions offers a full range of turnkey engineered solutions for the design, manufacture and construction of processing plants for the fertilizer and chemical industries; industrial plants and equipment for the mining, minerals and cement industries; aerospace and automotive body and power train assembly systems; and support and services to the naval marine industry. Through its Process and Resource Technologies, System Engineering and Marine Systems business units, Industrial Solutions partners with clients to provide solution packages that are optimally customized to their individual needs.

Your responsibilities

Position Overview

  • Management and permanent optimization of processes and strategies regarding assigned sourcing categories and purchasing volumes for the Service & Spare Parts PSM organization in North America
  • Ensuring that all required supplies and services can be procured in the appropriate quality, on time and at the most favorable total cost
  • Contributing to the optimization of cost and to leveraging supply chain management synergies at tk IS North America

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Steering of all procurement-related processes in the assigned sourcing categories to ensure the required supply of goods/services to the business at optimal cost/performance ratio
  • Development of strategies to improve the procurement contribution to company results; continuous optimization of assigned sourcing categories
  • Ensuring implementation of strategies within assigned sourcing categories
  • Disciplinary and functional leadership responsibility for assigned staff
  • Supplier Management responsibility for contracts

Main Tasks:

  • Development, implementation and management of assigned sourcing categories: aligning strategic and operative targets for the assigned sourcing categories; defining PSM strategies in line with tk IS PSM targets and with BA/Region- specific targets of the relevant Management Board and Head of Procurement Region
  • Safeguarding reliability/stability of supply and required quality standards in all procurement transactions in the assigned sourcing categories
  • Development and implementation of PSM strategies to realize savings for tk IS North America
  • Ongoing optimization of assigned sourcing categories with respect to cross-functional collaboration, structures, resources, supplier interaction and productivity; introduction and implementation of best practices
  • Key supplier relationship management; preparing and conducting strategically relevant negotiations; active supplier management
  • Monitoring of internal performance; provisioning of data required by Procurement Excellence; derivation of suitable improvement measures within assigned area of responsibility
  • Coordination of interfaces with internal clients and relevant cross-functional partners regarding assigned sourcing categories
  • Leading and developing assigned staff; supporting succession planning
  • Execution of global market forecasts and trend analysis, preparing and conducting/leading contract negotiations and leveraging, promoting cost saving opportunities for the company, and conducting analysis that may require profound technical understanding of specific sourcing category codes.
  • Continuous interaction and support for Buyers, other Technical Buyers, Expeditors, and Logistics Personnel and sharing of best practices on methods and tools, and developing sourcing strategies and supplier evaluations.
  • Coordination of cross-functional collaboration to ensure that the requirements of internal clients reflect current market offering/support standardization and are in line with pursued cluster/purchasing strategies, frameworks agreements, and transfer pricing guidelines.

 

 

Your profile

Skillsets:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) or four to six years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be flexible and a problem solver in a changing environment
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work without supervision
  • Experience with U.S. Customs and INCOTERMS highly desirable
  • Must be able to complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Requires demonstrable attention to detail
  • The individual must be able to communicate, work with others and develop personal habits in effective decision making at a competent skill level.
  • The individual must be able to create and interpret tables and charts containing various data sets.
  • The individual must possess an expert skill level in time management and negotiation.
  • Ability to utilize personal computer equipped with business system, database, spreadsheet, word processing and project management software.