Lead the Diversification projects for NA Zone with a goal for achievement of quality, securization, cost containment and process improvement, in harmony with the Group's industrial policy.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:
-Management of 60 diversification projects on a yearly basis
-Diversification process owner : improve processes on a continuous basis
-Meeting coordination with North American Zone Purchasing and QIMP teams and coordination with Corporate Purchasing team
-Coordinate progresses and results via KPI's
-Liason for diversification discussions with suppliers, QIMP, DIMP and Labs
-Systematic screenings to feed the diversification pipeline with new projects:
oPurchasing Category portfolio with the Leadbuyers
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
BS/BA degree in purchasing, supply chain, chemistry or related discipline
2+ years experience in an Operations/R&D environment
Exceptional skills in project management and analytical data organization
Excellent written and oral communication skills with emphasis on precision data coordination
Self starter to be able to investigate new diversification opportunities
Must be eligible to work in the US on an ongoing and permanent basis without assistance.