• Contract
  • Valais
  • Recruiter: Anil Dahiya

HVAC Category Specialist and Buyer – 5119 ADA

Role Purpose:

The HVAC Category Specialist and Buyer manages the procurement category management activities investment projects and coordinates with Capex Lead buyers the planning and execution of projects at the client sites.

Key Accountabilities and Duties

• Execute and update of overall Category Strategies

• Management of demand, supply and capacity with key suppliers and stakeholders

• Supplier Relationship Management with key partners

• Monitoring market for technological and regulatory trends

• Scanning market and internal stakeholder for identifying, analyzing and mitigating risks

• Delivering regular reports on market intelligence for lead time and prices

• Development of purchasing execution strategies for projects

• Procurement of HVAC and insulation equipment

• Strategic and operational procurement tasks, including

o Definition and implementation of the procurement strategy as well as targets / department or supplier, taking into account the market situation and classification of products

o Bundling of procurement measures within the plant and in conjunction with other client sites

o Preparation, conclusion and maintenance of framework agreements

o Development of action plans, relationship management with suppliers, evaluation of new suppliers and management of strategic key account (supplier) activities

o Optimization of LifeCycleCost (LCC) and reduction of material, transport, ancillary and follow-up costs

• Coordination, lead or participation in projects to further the development and improve the efficiency of technical purchasing as well as to achieve common targets

• Member of the Global Category Team for Construction, Fit-out and Automation

• Leading and responsible for large & complex RFQ packages End to End.

• Responsible for weekly update of his/her packages in Procurement Management Plan (PMP)

• Supporting on medium & simple RFQ packages

• Supporting team with category specific benchmarks and costs break downs

Minimum Required Qualifications/Skills

• Education: Technical or Commercial training (Uni or FH) or. Preferred area of study: Process engineering, chemical engineering, business management, project management or supply chain.

• Experience: At least 7 years of experience in plant construction as well as in the areas of purchasing, sales, contract management and project management

• Languages: English excellent, basic knowledge of German