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Job Description

The Position

The SPL is responsible for managing Sourcing activities to assigned projects. He participates in the early phase of the New Product Introduction cycle.

Specific responsibilities are:

  • Representation of Global Sourcing in NPI project teams
  • Builds and actively maintains relationships with sourcing collegues in other FEI sites as well as other departments (R&D, Product Engineering, Logistics)
  • Participate in NPI project teams in early phase to secure sourcing strategy and supply chain configurations in line with the sourcing strategy ( Compass )
  • Defines and communicates design of Supply Chain (in agreement with Commodity Managers )
  • Support and contributes to strategy based on requirement and FEI make/buy strategy.
  • Agrees and deploys with all FEI stakeholders on the sourcing strategy
  • Follow up on material Cogs ( supported by Controller )
  • Manage escalations
  • Helps programming Cogs reduction initiatives.
  • Ensures roadmap and long term view on material Cogs ( roadmap )

    The Requirements

    This position is ideal for a person that has a proven track record of being able to work in complex and fast changing environment, is used to work with large scope and being able to set priorities.

    Ideally has a background in Project management and Sourcing / Supply chain roles , preferably in a High Tech Systems environment.

    The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:

    - University degree (Mechanics/Electronics/Business/Industrial Engineering) or a combination of education and experience that demonstrate the required skills

    - Preferably trained in specialized Purchasing skills (NEVI)

    - Analytical / systematic, practical approach

    - Typically requires approximately 10 years experience of which at least 5 years in the field of project management

    - Good communicative skills (reporting, interpersonal)

    - Excellent English language skills (verbal and in writing)

    - MS Office skills

    - Can handle stress

    - Is self propelling

    - Willing to travel

    The Competencies


    - Problem Solving and Analysis

    - Pro active approach

    - Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement

    - Technical and Functional Expertise

    - Building and maintaining relationships


    - Disciplined and very solid reporting

    - Gets results

    - Negotiator

    - Develops Capabilities


    - Collaboration and Teamwork

    - Open Communication

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