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Acheteur électronique H/F

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  • Herstal, Région wallonne, Belgique
Achat / SAV

Description de l'offre d'emploi


Our aim is to create value by contributing to our customers' success by being their innovation partner, offering :

  • Flexible solutions tailored to specific customer and project needs
  • Turnkey design, manufacture and construction specification services
  • Product lifecycle management services
  • In-depth domain knowledge in high-tech segments
  • 2300 qualified professionals driven by quality and excellence

Today, the Centum Group's offering spans custom product design and development, manufacturing services and turnkey solutions for mission-critical applications. These solutions are delivered through key business units that work together to meet customer needs. Each business unit is led by a strong and experienced management team.

General description : 

Within a GBU, the Procurement Product / Bid / Project Specialist is supporting Procurements that are part of a Bid / Project / Product delivery. In the integrated Team, he/she represents and promotes the Procurement organisation. He/She is provides the best procurement solution (competitiveness, quality, on time delivery),fullfilling the customer needs and aligned with Procurement strategy led by the Global Category Managers.To this end, and to introduce supplier innovations to our solutions, he/she will play a key role in the early stages (pre Gate 1 / definition phase) of Bids, Projects and/or Product teams activities.

Missions and responsibilities : 

The Procurement Product / Bid / Project Specialist’s main mission is to develop and promote procurement competitiveness internally as well as externally (customer, consortia, etc...). His main tasks are :

  • To challenge the acquisition needs and requirements and to promote design to cost analysis with the suppliers, during the definition phase of the solution, in order to increase the competitiveness of the solution and to define the acquisition strategy whilst taking into account :
    o The offer available on the market / the accessible innovations or breakthroughs on the market
    o The Make or Buy analysis (both structural and project-oriented)
    o The prime contract requirements, with an appropriate flow down according to the acquisition context
    o The access to Market criteria (KIP, partnership, ToT,…)
    o The Group Procurement policies
    o The acquisition needs within the Bid/ Project / Product, to organize these needs into Procurement work packages
    o The legal and regulatory requirements (export control, environmental rules, social regulations…)
  • To define the resulting acquisition plan, in order to optimize the cost of the Procurementd parts, with the support of the Global Category Managers/Category Managers/Category Buyers
  • To execute the acquisition plan (in project phase / product development and production phase) in accordance with the allocated targets ( Time, Quality, Total Cost of Ownership, Risks & Opportunities ) and update the procurement dashboard
  • To liaise with operational teams and Category Buyers to monitor the execution of the Procurement plan
  • To define and monitor the contractual requirements of the acquisition
  • To comply with the “Manage Acquisition” process as per Chorus 2 and use the acquisition tools in place in the organization ( e-Acquisition, ERP,…) for all activities

Pré-requis du poste

  • Engineering degree or Master degree
  • Experience in Procurement is necessary. An experience in designing solutions for customer will be a plus.

Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of the BL business model and of products’ lifecycles
  • Make or Buy and risk management skills
  • Basics in Finance
  • Long term vision of product or project
  • Ability to commit and to deliver
  • Procurement experience
  • Bid and Project Management competencies
  • Bring added value / capture innovation
  • Knowledge in cost evaluation, Design to Value, Lean approach.
  • Basics skills in regulations (export control, Reach, etc...)
  • Fluent in English mandatory

Soft Skills :

  • Capability to manage by influence and to convince
  • Open minded (listen, share ideas) and bring added value / capture innovation
  • Capability to animate international multi organization project (or bid) teams (requesters, Global Category Managers/Category
    Managers/Category Buyers, contract management,…)
  • Capability to speak out and to handle conflicts / problem resolution
  • To be agile (adapt in a complex environment, open to multi-cultural aspects )
  • Excellent intercommunication in written and verbal formats in his environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks while meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment
  • Develop network and team spirit
  • Able to synthetize a global view of a complex problem

Our benefits :

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • An environment of skilled colleagues in electronics, RF, FPGA, mechanical design, etc.

Join us and develop your career with us !