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Operational Purchasing Team Lead

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the materials planning process, monitors the revision of the strategies according to the set calendar, ensures that the new strategies are implemented in the system (SAP) - responsible for the supply of the necessary materials for production;
  • Works with Production Planner and Project Manager to develop a process to optimally use order forecasts to ensure that high cost and long lead time materials are delivered just in time before production begins to optimize inventory;
  • Prepares and provides monthly performance report (KPIs) to the team - timely receipt of supplier confirmation and ROTD (Requested Lead Time);
  • Works collaboratively with strategic sourcing to optimize contracted lots to reduce the purchase of excess materials;
  • Calculates certificate of origin EUR 1 and coordinates the collection of documents maintaining the correctness of the materials;
  • If necessary, provides information on classification of materials in connection with the annual inventory;
  • Manages and prioritizes daily team duties, conducts Annual performance reviews and approves and schedules vacations;
  • Takes care of the individual development of each member of the team, develops their knowledge and skill in planning and ordering materials, trains new employees.

Your background:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Preferably 2 years of experience in similar position in production environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English;
  • Very good knowledge of MS office /Excel/;
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system;
  • Strong communication and organizing skills;
  • Eager to learn, flexible, open-minded and team-work oriented.
Location Sevlievo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Supply Chain
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-16
Reference number R0049205

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