Philips Procurement specialist (1Year contractor) in Seoul,

Minimum 3year career experience(FMCG industry)

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Achieves maximum performance (leverage) by actively using the sourcing network, respectively by bringing local requirements into the commodity team in order to initiate improvements to the procurement & commodity strategy;

In particular, we need a Procurement Specialist who has experienced of Strategic Sourcing for In Store Personnel, Point of Sales related spend including E-commerce channel with background of FMCG or Home Appliances.

You are responsible for

  • Achieves maximum performance (leverage) by actively using the sourcing network, respectively by bringing local requirements into the commodity team in order to initiate improvements to the procurement & commodity strategy;

  • Participates in selected customer meetings including 3rd party content;

  • Monitors main outsourced products and services in order to improve efficiency, revenue and reduce total costs;

  • Identifies, qualifies, ranks and selects appropriate suppliers including adequate involvement business/commodity entities and according to RFX. Continuously optimizes the supply base (quality and number) on responsible sites towards lower costs and stronger relationships and works towards total cost of ownership;

  • Manages the 3rd party scoping, vendor evaluation, selection and request for quotation process to support the project team in the tender phase / quote phase (early involvement), considering, costs, quality, installation, training, warranty lifetime service costs, speed, etc.;

You are a part of

As you work in Korea, you will report to your Regional Leader as a member of the Regional Procurement Team. Collaborate with other colleagues at the regional headquarters, or hold regular conference calls.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Degree level education or equivalent. Extensive procurement job experience.

  • Strong and proven track record in sourcing performance related to both ATL; digital/online marketing and BTL; Trade marketing ( In Store Personnel, Point of Sales)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience preferably in FMCG or Consumer Electronics.

  • Intermediate in English, verbal and written in addition to the local language(s).

  • Leads the negotiations and the process with suppliers where local solutions are required ensuring lowest total cost of ownership to contribute to the profitability objectives for projects in the markets

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

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