Avignon, FR

Mission and Context

The technical Buyer is responsible for saving projects for a number of plants within its geographical perimeter and optimize the purchase process. She/he is their Purchasing SPOC to link the plant with the purchasing structure in order to implement saving projects and global purchasing solutions &processes. She/he is also responsible for several national and/or international purchasing categories including, but not limited, to following actions such as alignment with national and international stakeholders, analyse risks, define purchasing strategies, work to optimize prices, quality, and regularity of services, and will deploy the complete purchasing process.

Reporting line

Head of Purchasing France

Roles and Responsibilities

Take the lead for appointed categories

Align purchasing strategies and projects with stakeholders

Pro-actively support the implementation of improvements in the purchasing process

Work closely with the stakeholders to identify new opportunities and analyse the added value for the Purchasing and the Business

Analyse the risks of her/his perimeter and categories to improve and secure our relationship and procurement to avoid any risk of stop production or costs deviation

Required Experience

Microsoft Office (PPT, Excel, Word)

IT system: SAP, ARIBA

Knowledge of Purchasing processes

Knowledge of Legal (contract)

Knowledge & experience in Purchasing

Language Skills

English fluent

Etex Values and Competencies

Connect and Care
Pioneer to Lead
Passion for Excellence

Required Education

Purchasing experience and skills, and knowledge in the processes, are required

Master Degree

3-8 years

Work Location

Avignon or one site south east