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Manager Supply Risks and Market Intelligence

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Date: Nov 15, 2022

Location: Altdorf, CH Montegaldella, IT Hattersheim, DE Viadanica, IT Schattdorf, CH Alken, BE Karlsbad-Ittersbach, DE Pregnana Milanese, IT Novy Bydzov, CZ

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

Job Summary

  • The main target of this function is to coordinate activities to (pro-actively) reduce supply risks of purchased materials or services and optimize our negotiation position. The ultimate goal is to secure a sustainable and competitive supply of finished products towards our customers.
  • The function holder shall act as a specialist to gather information and screen the market about new regulations and guidelines that could impact future risks. An early identification of changing market dynamics that could impact the long term availability of materials is part of responsibilities.
  • Regular communication to stakeholders about this and advising the procurement team is part of the job
  • Proper formulation and phrasing of activities to support the long term objectives and regular communication about progress made into the organization are part of the responsibilities.
  • To support activities the function holder shall also take the lead to implement (and keep up-to-date) relevant (digitalized) procurement processes such as a supplier information management and a risk mapping tool.
  • There will be close cooperation with Lead Buyers, the  Manager Global Supplier Compliancy Assurance and various departments (Quality, R&D, Supply Chain, Operations, Sales and IT).
  • This function will report to the Vice President Procurement.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • coordinate activities to (pro-actively) reduce supply risks of purchased materials or services and optimize our negotiation position.
    • Make sure that relevant stakeholders are aligned about strategy, basic principles (including types of risks) and scope of materials and services.
    • Schedule and moderate key  objectives workshops with the right group of participants, coordinate team activities and meetings
    • Proper formulation and phrasing of key result activities
    • Assure a smooth planning process
    • Identify strategically important and operationally urgent goals (no textual responsibility)
    • Get mutual commitment for what matters
    • Define expectations together with stakeholders
    • Measure achievements
    • Communicate  results regularly into organization
    • Visualize activities and provide transparency about progress made
    • Go to person for questions about this key result
    • Drive momentum for activities and Perform team retrospectives

Extra Duties

  • Gather information and screen the market about new regulations and guidelines that could impact future risks. Early identification of changing market dynamics that could impact the long term availability of materials is part of responsibilities. Communicate to stakeholders about this and advise the procurement team about required activities
  • Have (digitalized) processes in place (and update whenever required) to support activities such as:
    • Supplier information management
    • Pro-active risk management (during selection phase) based on strategy and basic principles.
    • Risk mapping tool to assess risks in a structured (and automated) way and to measure/visualize the progress.
    • Process in place to review the strategy (fixed frequency or ad hoc based on market dynamics)

Your Profile

Expected Areas of Competence

  • excellent communication skills both oral and in writing; relationship building; Project management (in a matrix organization) and demonstrated organizational skills;
  • Coaching skills, able to challenge people
  • strong analytical and problem solving skills, able to think in scenario's and to prioritize
  • Forward thinking, self-directed, capable of taking independent actions, and ability to make decisions that drive business performance in an agile way

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor degree
  • Excellent knowledge of English both orally and in writing.
  • in dept understanding and knowledge (within a procurement function) of the elastomer market is a plus
  • Interest and knowledge about macro-economics and geopolitics
  • Knowledge of Scrum techniques is a plus

Our Offer to you

  • Work in a growing business, with locations in the whole world.
  • Salary is determined on experience and Datwyler scales.
  • Variety of tasks.
  • Possibility to grow within the company.
  • Learning every day.

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We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.
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