Category Buyer (Indirect Material & Services)

  • Location
    Richmond Manufacturing, Virginia, United States of America
  • Job ID
  • Category
    Supply Chain

Job Description

  • The Category Buyer IM&S is to lead all the commercial aspects with LEGO Suppliers to ensure the supply of Indirect materials and services to LMR on time and with the right level of quality agreed with our internal customers and partners.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To run commercial aspects with the LEGO Group suppliers in a high level of spend, risk or criticality for the operation, following the Global Procurement Policies and Processes oriented to provide value within category global plan set.
  • To led tender projects between multidisciplinary teams though Procure to Pay process to accomplish meeting the quality and expectations agreed with our internal customers and partners to enable manufacturing operation.
  • To perform continuous benchmarking through market insights and category screenings to secure we stay ahead of competition and generate high impact value savings or cost avoidance.
  • To build and negotiate contracts under designated categories of responsibility following the LEGO Group frame to support mitigating risk, following the different policies, and generating benefit for the company.
  • To develop tactical and proactive plans oriented for improvements within the category or Procurement Processes through the different continuous improvement tools to support critical metrics are always on track or challenged when needed.
  • To handle the purchasing requirements of the internal users through the knowledge of purchase system (Coupa) to ensure supply at right time and with required quality.
  • Align with the Procurement Processes related to the Supply Chain Security Programs (CTPAT-OEA) through internal applicable processes and guidelines to comply of the requirements of these Programs.  

Are you up for the challenge?

  • + 5 years of experience in the Procurement or Sourcing area of a manufacturing company.
  • Previous experience in Software Procurement Systems: Coupa (as Procure-To-Pay preferable) and SAP.

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