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Global Buyer Indirect

Glatfelter is a leading global supplier of technical materials with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability. The company’s high-quality nonwoven solutions can be found in products that improve everyday life. These include personal care and hygiene products, food and beverage filtration, essential cleaning products, medical products and personal protection, packaging products, and DIY and industrial applications. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, the company has 15 manufacturing facilities worldwide.

As a recognized expert at the corporate level, you will be responsible for developing and implementing sourcing strategies for technical materials and services within our international global procurement team as a “Global Buyer Indirect”.

Your tasks:

  • Development and implementation of procurement strategies for technical materials and services with business objectives and targets (for CF and AM)
  • Provide of market analysis, benchmark data and supplier ratings to support planning and management
  • Responsibility for performance reports (development, coordination and implementation of appropriate reporting systems)
  • Implantation of an innovative and best practice approach
  • Coordination of the permanent procurement of all locations of the Glatfelter paper mills and, derived from this, the review of existing procurement strategies
  • Proactively seek and execute cost saving and value improving opportunities
  • Takeover of further section from the indirect purchasing category in alignment with the global procurement manager; e.g.:
    • Services (e.g. Facility management, IT, employee +HR services)
    • MRO
  • Full responsibility of assigned categories (strategy, tender, negotiation, contracting)
  • Providing effective, transparent and timely services to internal stakeholders/customers
  • Ensuring compliance with SOX and ISO regulations in accordance with Glatfelter’s compliance guidelines
  • Participate and lead process and standardization projects which can be related to the category or relevant for the global projecurement team
  • KPIs: saving performance, commercial condition improvements, qualification of alternative suppliers, payment term improvements, process improvement, relationship management, claim management support, etc.

Your profile:

  • Ideally university degree in a related field; not mandatory
  • 3 -5 years experience in procurement
  • Experience in data analysis for complex data structures
  • Experience with ERP systems like SAP (ideally S4Hana) & Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience to work in a matrix function with different global locations
  • Experience in selection, preparation & conclusion of supplier agreements
  • Significant experience in project management

Your benefits:

  • A permanent full-time position
  • An attractive salary
  • Flexible work model (Hybrid)
  • Working in a dynamic international environment
  • Customized training concept
  • Specific training by team members and superiors

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Global Buyer Indirect (Full Time)

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