This is an excellent opportunity for highly-motivated candidates to either begin a career in Procurement or to develop further their existing skills and experience within the EMEA Procurement Team.
Procurement experience and MRO category knowledge would be an advantage, but the key requirements are :
Ability to drive results, ensuring continuity of services and achieving stretch savings targets.
Ability to work closely with business partners within the business, being seen as a key contact for specific categories.
Ability to leverage the knowledge and capabilities within the MRO team for French mills and the wider EMEA team.
Ensure that the company requirements for the MRO category are fulfilled with focus to quality, service, and total cost of ownership, which are consistent with the needs of our internal business partners, the opportunities presented by the market, and meet our short and long-term requirements.
Manage communications between K-C suppliers and our internal business partners to ensure business needs are met on an ongoing basis.
Develop and maintain expertise on vendor selection, relationships and negotiation
Maintain close, co-operative relationships with key business partners , enabling development of relevant, forward focused category strategies
Operate with an E2E Supply Chain / Business mindset, and in partnership with BU, to ensure service continuity, continuous improvement and maximized value delivery to enhance K-
C brand equity and ultimately improve K-C’s level of profitability
Ensure that internal control requirements are met in an efficient and effective manner
Qualifications / Education / Experience Required :
Bachelor’s degree and / or Procurement experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
Strong quantitative and data analysis skills
Desirable qualifications and experience :
Procurement / Supply Chain experience
Relevant experience in the MRO category area
You will need to be fluent in French & also competent in English.
There are travel expectations with the role as supply and business partners are located across the region. All travel is planned in advance and therefore should not be a barrier for applicants with family / carer commitments.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications :
This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.
France- Rouen, France Villey-Saint-Etienne