Purchasing Engineer

Purpose of job

Fulfil tasks related to the strategic sourcing process and any commercial issue during the validity period of agreements within specific categories. Accountable for category strategies, agreements, supplier portfolio and the total cost associated with those areas (MPI, price etc.) within a local or regional scope.

Key Activities

- Select supplier and negotiate price/cost related to D&E projects.
- Contribute to developing long-term sourcing strategy.
- Take responsibility for the tendering process RFI/RFQ.
- Prepare the negotiation strategy and run the negotiation process with involvement of relevant stakeholders.
- Secure that the negotiations are closed by signing a Grundfos framework agreement and that the contract coverage and price validity for the category is according to target.
- Drive cost optimisation.
- Continuously optimise the composition of the supplier portfolio.
 - Manage approval for parts being transferred within the supplier portfolio

Critical knowledge and experience

- Experience driving developed processes within strategic sourcing or purchase.- Ability to lead processes or projects.- Ability to lead a business process within strategic sourcing or purchase.- Most likely to have 3-4 years of relevant work experience before entering level besides formal education. - Solid knowledge of the plans, processes and activities within the functional area in purchase.- Strong ability influence others.- Possess a great understanding of the relevant systems, local laws and regulations where applicable, for the purchase.

Competencies and behaviours

C_Relating and Networking

C_Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations

C_Applying Expertise and Technology

C_Persuading and Influencing


C_Formulating Strategies and Concepts


S_English Proficiency

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