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Procurement Account Manager
Job ID: 4601
Location: - Netherlands
Functional Area: Purchasing
Position Type: Fixed Position
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: At least 5 years
We are offering a position as Procurement Account Manager – Mechanics within the global procurement organization of Canon Production Printing in Venlo. Your duties will include analyzing suppliers, cost structures, procurement markets, continuous development of your supply base, and supporting R&D in new product development. With your successful contribution, you will promote flawless quality in components, availability of materials, lower costs, and seamless cooperation with suppliers. We offer you a challenging position and the opportunity to learn and take responsibility in a global environment leading CPP to an excellent procurement organization.
Your job as Procurement Account Manager
In this role you are challenged to contribute to the achievement of our business targets and objectives by creating a best-in-class supply base for our mechanical parts. You are responsible for sourcing, supplier management, risk management and securing business continuity. You represent Procurement during all phases of the product creation process.
The Procurement Account Manager:
Develops sourcing strategies and builds and maintains long term relationships with (inter)national suppliers
Drives, executes and leads negotiations
Selects and involves suppliers in the early stages of new product developments
Leads Supplier Account Teams, together with your colleagues from Quality, Logistics and R&D
Assures a timely balance between supplier capacity and expected market requirements
Manages overall procurement processes and drives for continuous improvements
Interacts with internal stakeholders at all levels within the organization
You will be part of a team of procurement professionals with a can-do mentality and capable of building bridges with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
This position is based in Venlo, the Netherlands, and you will report to the Manager Procurement.
This role is part of the Procurement department (60 professionals), with multiple teams divided over three manufacturing and innovation centers worldwide and responsible for the procurement of all products and services. Manufacturing and R&D are key stakeholders, responsible for the development, manufacturing and on time delivery of ‘best-in- class’ high mix low volume CPP products.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an analytic and conceptual thinker with a commercial driven, goal-oriented attitude. You are decisive, pro-active and are able to build compelling business cases. Furthermore, you meet the following requirements
Bachelor degree in a technical or business direction
Approximately 10 years experience in Procurement
Preferably experience in and knowledge of mechanics
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to collaborate with others and convince internal and external stakeholders with sound arguments
Excellent level in English, speaking and writing
Preferably an excellent level in Dutch and/or German
Willing to travel (20%)
What do we offer?
Canon Production Printing is an innovative and international organization with multiple sites worldwide. We give you the opportunity to deliver an important contribution to our organization and challenge you to further improve and integrate global procurement activities.
In this role you build a network of colleagues at multiple levels and different departments combined with a network of contacts in various supplier markets. We offer you the opportunity to deliver an important contribution to the further expansion of our activities.
Besides this challenging working environment, you will receive an interesting package of employment conditions.
A salary in line with current market standards
38 days leave
Travel allowance to and from work
A laptop and a smartphone
Standard year-end bonus of 1 month's salary and holiday pay
Schooling and development opportunities
Apply directly via the ‘apply now’ button, were you can submit your cover letter and resume. For more information about your application or the procedure, please contact Rick van Gool, Recruiter, via +316 – 257 00 897 or email@example.com
Agency calls are not appreciated
We are a global leader in digital imaging, industrial printing and collaborative business services. Our mission is to accelerate new digital print technologies and transform them into local printing products and services for blue-chip multinationals around the globe and creative studios around the corner. We operate as a vast global network of R&D centres to connect emerging digital print technologies to future markets.