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Regional Sourcing Leader - Water Treatment Engineering Services

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location
Peterborough, UK & Norway
Dates that interviews will take place
April 2019
Salary
Up to £50,000 p.a. + excellent benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you a Sourcing Leader, with combined technical & commercial knowledge of the water treatment engineering services market? Would you like to take regional ownership, within a new European team, contributing to our global category strategy and success?

SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) provide our customers with technology and expertise to enhance their water, wastewater, and process productivity.

Bringing together like minded people and experienced professionals, we continue to develop advanced technologies to solve the world's most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy.


What will you be doing as a Regional Sourcing Leader - Services?

You’ll look across the business and work with stakeholders to gain a full understanding of the needs, not only for your region to contribute, but to develop, implement and drive the global category strategy. Working with sourcing project/product, global category and supply chain leaders, along with sales directors and regional technology, you’ll share ideas to encourage a team approach, ensuring a flow of relevant and accurate information in to the business and achievement of mutual goals.

Reporting to the European Sourcing Director, specific responsibilities’ will include:

  • Maintaining ongoing dialog with the regional sourcing teams, regional category managers, and project sourcing leaders on key supplier issues​
  • Driving consistent Supplier Quality and OTD for Regional Suppliers and better cash positions via payment term improvements
  • Performing regional market analysis for the relative materials
  • Coordinating the supplier(s) negotiations regionally and globally as required
  • Be the key sourcing contact during the initial phase of new projects or big renewal tenders for our customers​

​A crucial role within the European Services O&M Organisation, there are established plans for continued development and growth of the team, with progression opportunities likely in the medium term.

What will you need and what will you gain?

With a substantial level of relevant category and supplier management, you’ll be able to demonstrate a balanced commercial and technical background within water treatment services, including purchasing, production control, engineering and product or project management.

A strategic planner, you’ll use your analytical mind-set to manage multiple complex situations on a daily basis, proactively networking and developing relationships. Excellent all round communication and presentation skills are essential, with fluency in English and any other languages a plus, further requirements are:

  • Minimum degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, either Engineering or Commercial, but with applied applicable experience of both
  • Able to actively operate in a fast-paced, global and cross functional team environment
  • Proficient in Excel, any Smart sheet, Tableau & SAP would be beneficial
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time  

 

Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere and now has more than 50,000 customers and 10,000 employees around the world. For more than 100 years SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation addressing water scarcity, as finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

We offer a great work environment, with professional development and challenging careers along with competitive reward & benefit. SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with employment decisions made without regard to any and all characteristics protected by law.

About the role

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Closing Date
14/04/2019
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.