As Category Buyer you are part of the Thales Netherlands Procurement team as well as the Global Category team. You are responsible for negotiating and managing contracts for supply chain parts and products within Thales as well as deploying the global strategy.
Your focus will be predominantly be on power and optronical parts and products.
Pro-actively and in close alignment with the CM (Category Manager) and GCM (Global Category Manager) you drive to the local Category strategy in line with the business needs and coherent with the global strategy defined by the GCM for the Category. By leading the full procurement process from requisition until end of contract you ensure competitiveness, quality and timely availability of temporary supply chain products. You are able to negotiate and bridge gaps to satisfy the needs of your stakeholders.
Managing internal and external stakeholders is key in building close relations with your suppliers in order to make supplier knowledge and competitiveness available to the benefit of Thales products and services.
With a positive attitude you actively contribute to further professionalise the procurement organisation in it’s transformation to a strategic, high impact and high performance.
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