Manage various procurement projects that include the areas of purchasing, contracting, sourcing, and commodity management.
Understand business objectives so as to generate project information, action items, schedule, and deliverables for the team.
Monitor project progress regularly so as to report project status to procurement management.
Assist team in procurement related activities as needed.
Work with Cost Price Analysis and Commodity Management Groups to formulate negotiation plans.
Define functional training requirements and accordingly develop training materials.
Develop innovative approaches to review procurement process effectiveness and explore logistics solutions for customers and suppliers.
Provide recommendations on all procurement related issues, plans, reports, trainings and metrics.
Provide education and training to internal staff on procurement policies and best practices.
Analyze industry trends and market competitions to develop business improvement initiatives.
Identify and develop standard processes that address company’s acquisition program requirements.