As a LBU Supply Chain Manager, you will be part of the Business Function Supply Chain Management Division and Direct Materials & Services Business Units (BU) based in Modderfontein.
As a LBU Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for plan and execute procurement activities for projects in order to support project objective achievement in terms of cost or budget, schedule and supply quality.
You will also be responsible to maintain a primary interface with the Project Manager, project team, category teams and as required the customer on all supply chain management (SCM) matters.
Your tasks as a LBU Supply Chain Manager will include the following :
Project Procurement Planning : Collaborate with proposal, project, and category teams to determine necessary items for procurement during the project.
Develop schedules, estimates, forecasts, and budgets for submission to the Supply Management department.
Sourcing strategy : Align project supply chain activities with Supply Chain Management organization’s sourcing strategies and approved vendor list.
Escalate exceptions to ensure best cost, quality, sustainability and delivery performance.
Supplier relations : Manage relationships with suppliers (including negotiations, frame agreements and purchase orders) in partnership with regional and Global Category Management teams.
Project staffing : Analyze procurement work-hours and monitors project staffing plans and project procurement work-hour expenditures.
Cooperate with functional managers and HR department in project staffing.
Procedures : Apply project procurement procedures and plans and ensures appropriate implementation and compliance by the procurement team.
Monitoring : Monitor the project procurement status and updates ABB project management and Supply Chain management of any issues.
Pro-actively work to resolve issues related to procurement cost, quality and delivery.
Documentation : Document general and special conditions for use on all project purchase documents, project procurement procedures, and project procurement plans and ensures compliance.
Supplier identification & selection : Collaborate with project team to identify new suppliers and supplier changes, and ensure customer approval for project supplier list.
Bachelors' degree in Engineering (Electrical / Mechanical / Electronics engineering)
12-15 years of experience in material planning or procurement or sourcing or logistics or supplier quality
minimum 5 years’ of experience in Leadership role in Supply Chain Management in relevant field of operation.
ERP system (SAP) experience,
Proficiency with MS Office Suite,
Demonstrated negotiation skills,
Six Sigma certification,
Experience with high volume Project Business and low volume manufacturing business