Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Buyer in Antrim, United Kingdom
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The Commodity Specialist will be responsible for sourcing excellence and cost reduction opportunities with a strategic mindset and approach. They will have high visibility and growth potential in a direct Procurement role working on global commodities with key stakeholders including those at the highest levels in the company.
Leads collaboration with functional areas to populate sourcing events, making decisions on sourcing event structure, supplier pool, selection criteria and event outcome criteria
Leadsactivities as required cross-functionally, including Planning, Engineering, Quality, Programs, Finance, Legal and Manufacturing
Leads in the continuous development of the Procurement function towards the best practices
Responsible for the delivering of corporate aligned procurement objectives supporting total company strategic vision
Lead with implementing communication strategies to ensure accurate and timely flow of information to upper management, business partners, and suppliers
Lead in supplier risk assessments, risk management and disaster recovery planning
Experience / Qualifications
A university degree required (i.e. Bachelors degree) with at least 5 or more years of experience, or equivalent relevant work experience of at least 9 or more years.
Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers
Global travel up to 20% (COVID permitting)
Prior experience in a fast moving manufacturing sector
Flexibility in working hours to accommodate global nature of the role
Experience in mouldings procurement
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