Senior Sourcing Specialist – Honeywell

Description
Responsibilities:
Senior Sourcing Specialist, Honeywell Process Solutions – Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

The Senior Buyer will own the tactical procurement responsibility for purchase scopes on assigned Project(s).

Support development of cost estimate during proposal phase:
Coordinate activity to ensure that qualified suppliers / subcontractors are being identified to meet business requirements in accordance with standard Honeywell policies, engaging the engagement team where appropriate
Develop relationships with local suppliers / subcontractors to achieve business results
Issue/Manage Request for Quotation, and bid review and evaluation activities to ensure business objectives and Honeywell requirements are met
Work with the Estimating team & business to help manage 3rd party scope as well as other procurement aspects (i.e. terms & conditions, supplier solvability, etc)_ Assist Procurement Specialist in negotiating with suppliers / subcontractors where necessary
Use applicable negotiation strategies to achieve savings, including the use of a reverse auction tool set as a part of competitive bidding
Encourage use of HWL preferred suppliers and use of negotiated catalogues by operations estimating team
Represent Supply Chain in estimate and risk & opportunities review prior to project bidding, to ensure compliance with standard Honeywell policies and approval requirements
On-going project / service activity:
Participate in on-going project status reviews to understand the impact of any supplier / subcontractor issues on the business, and implement corrective actions in cooperation with Operations, if necessary
Assist in auditing business purchase activity in accordance with standard Honeywell policies
Perform the procurement activities in line with the EMEA procedures and processes in compliance with PMT procurement Policies, and quality requirements
Work closely together with Legal and Contract management for supplier contracts (i.e. Terms & Conditions) & negotiate with suppliers the acceptance of Honeywell terms
Coordinate and team up with local buyers, category & Commodity managers and work as team
Support internal and external audits on procurement procedures
Participate in customer & project review meetings or site visits as procurement team member
Handle and control the change management requests in close collaboration with the project manager
Schedule and organize Supplier audits and inspections to proof reported progress
Support the expediting and inspection needs on the project
Supply Chain initiatives:
Support implementation of Common Process/Systems, and other supply chain initiatives as required.
Support projects to drive indirect spend consumption reduction
Support projects to drive working capital gains, including inventory reduction and accounts payable improvements
Support regional procurement team to achieve regional productivity targets
Knowledge and skills (general and technical):
At least a 6 year work experience in Automation industry related to Procurement and Expedite work in projects material
Operational experience with SAP/ ORACLE PO or equivalent systems
Strong communication skills – verbal and written, ability to communicate effectively to varied audiences
Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook
Self-motivated, able to perform role with minimal supervision
Able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with internal customers and Honeywell suppliers to meet or exceed business objectives
Strong understanding of and experience with supplier and subcontractor negotiations, to include knowledge of commercial terms and conditions related to procurement of goods and services.
Willing to travel within the context of the project

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree or University diploma
Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification preferred
Strong track record of success in previous roles, with continuously expanding scopes of responsibility, including people management
Experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain and/or Materials Management environment
Experience with SAP, Oracle or similar procurement systems preferred
Experience in negotiating commercial terms and conditions related to procurement of services preferred

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