Global Procurement Manager for Transformer Components and Services
Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
vor 4 Tg.

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

In this role, you will be responsible for defining specific Procurement strategies for our Insulation and Components Global Product Group within our Transformers Business Unit.

You will lead Procurement activities to ensure material and services competitiveness in new product developments, product re-designs, standardization and major cross-functional projects.

You will be key in supporting our factories in the execution of strategic actions as new investments, foot-print changes, outsourcing and "must win" tender review.

Last but not least, you will be the central point of contact for our Transformers Business Unit to define and enhance Procurement processes and continuously promote best practices, benchmarks and increase of ABB4ABB spend.

Do your credentials include strong project management and active listening skills? Do you feel at ease to work across functions and in a multinational environment?

Do you combine strategic thinking with a hands-on approach? Let's write the future. Together.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure active role to new product introduction, product and platform development, standardization and global numbering
  • Support value Engineering, design to value activties
  • Lead cross-functional Procurement projects as per sourcing gate model (Dynamic Evolution) and run major projects directly
  • Support the definition and implementation of Procurement activities for major footprint changes, Make vs Buy or outsourcing activities
  • Define plans and roll-out main Procurement strategic initiatives for Global Product Group
  • Ensure reliable process and competitive material costing in tenders / contract reviews
  • Organize best practice sharing, actively define and roll-out benchmarks and assessments
  • Support our factories in the execution of strategic Procurement actions as well as our Transformers Business Unit in managing initiatives and ad hoc requests
  • Your background

  • University degree in Engineering or Economics (Bachelor or Master), MBA is an advantage
  • At least five years of experience in Procurement, ideally with focus on industrial products. Experience with transformers is a big plus
  • Strongly demonstrable capabilities in Project Management
  • ISM CPSM certification is a plus
  • Proven ability to influence in a cross-functional environment and been exposed to various cultures
  • Strong active listening and communication skills
  • Proficiency in English, any additional language considered an advantage
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%
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