Sourcing Manager Aluminium

Baar, Canton of Zug, ch
Company: Crown Holdings
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-21 16:13:15
Job Title Sourcing Manager Aluminium Location Baar, ZG CH (Primary)
Job Description

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown Holdings Inc. produces innovative packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to ultimately achieve Customer Satisfaction.

For your sourcing team in Zug (CH) we are currently looking for a Sourcing Manager Aluminium

The mission for the sourcing team for direct purchases (Coating, Inks and Aluminium) is to bring a competitive advantage to Crown Packaging EMEA Operations through the price negotiations, the securisation and the diversity of the sourcing channels and the minimization of the working capital. The procurement activities for these commodities are executed in compliance to rules and regulations and with a strong focus on costs, service & processes.

The Purchasing Manager - Aluminium is responsible for the implementation of this strategy for this commodity. The position is based in Zug, Switzerland.

In this position you define in association with the business the volume and specification requirements. You review these against suppliers contracts and you provide the forecast to the suppliers and you subsequently follow-up with the plants and suppliers and lead the internal arbitrations.

You would be expected to manage the existing contracts and to provide support to develop/negotiate new ones in accordance with the objectives set by the Purchasing Director. You work closely work with the back office to secure the accuracy of the deals and the close monitoring of the prices and volumes. In order to provide the necessary support to the businesses you secure (hedge) the prices in accordance with the market conditions and requirements.

The attention to the internal customers satisfaction measurement and to the settlement of the quality claims is a key part of the role as well as the development of an in-depth global market trend and industry knowledge in order to understands key cost drivers of the global category including underlying commodity dynamics.

Job Requirements
  • Very high level of ethical behaviour.
  • 3+ years Sourcing experience.
  • Strong Negotiation skills, self-starter and result-oriented
  • Supply Chain understanding or background, analytical and problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational skills with the ability to collaborate, influence and motivate others. Build and maintain strong relationships.
  • Curiosity and passion for learning and continuous improvement
  • Fluency in English with the ability to work in a multi-lingual environment
  • Experience in the Industry. Packaging and/or Aluminium industry is a plus
  • Willing to travel frequently
  • Completer / Finisher
  • Job Type Full Time Permanent Travel Occasional Shift Type Office Hours Closing Date 30/6/2021

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