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Strategic Buyer

Full Time
7 days ago
Strategic BuyerTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB's Measurement & Analytics division is among the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of smart instrumentation and analyzers. With thousands of experts around the world and high-performance digital technology, ABB's team is dedicated to making measurement easy for its industrial and energy customers to let them operate more efficiently and profitably.Under the supervision of the supply chain manager, the strategic buyer is responsible for coordinating supply chain activities primarily related to the product line and for designing and implementing cost reduction strategies. He/she also performs various functions for planning and qualifying sources of supply in order to procure quality components for the organization, at a cost that meets the targets of his product line, within time frames allowing the proper execution of the projects and to ensure deliveries on time.
Your responsibilities
  • Measure monthly and work to improve the performance indicators of the product lines for which he is responsible.
  • Coordinate projects with the Global Business Centres (GBS), the Centre of Excellence (CoE) and the Global Commodities Management team.
  • Contribute to the development and consolidation of the current and future supplier base.
  • Negotiate supply agreements and improve the terms of the current agreements in line with the objectives of the company.
  • Configure and improve the hardware supply chain parameters in SAP in line with best practices.
  • Contribute to the optimization of inventory with the Operations and Planning team for his product line.
  • Place the orders and track critical parts.
  • Negotiate and process supplier claims and returns (RNC/NCR's).
  • Get order confirmations and update the equipment receiving dates, ensure follow-up with the suppliers.
  • Perform the verification and codification of the invoices in the supplier invoice and purchase order matching system.
  • Develop and maintain excellent business relationships with supplier-partners.
  • Optimize his product line by working on initiatives to reduce equipment costs.

Your background
  • B.A.A. or Bachelor of Operations Management or in an appropriate field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a procurement or project management department.
  • Excellent command of French and English.
  • Experience working with an ERP/MRP system is a major asset.
  • Excellent command of MS Office (especially Excel).
  • Ability to work in a company with a matrix structure.
  • Experience in project management or engineering.
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently while having strong teamwork skills.

  • Retirement plan
  • Accident insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us
We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website the 4th year in a row, ABB Canada has been recognized as one of Canada's top employers by Forbes Magazine and has been ranked #1 within the industry category. Also named as Canada's Top 100 Employers, Montreal's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, and Best Candidate Experience Award (CandE Award), ABB's culture and commitment are to provide a caring workplace where everyone collaborates, feels valued, respected, included and supported. Also committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to the applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.#LI-Hybrid