What you will do
As a Buyer, you will be responsible to purchase goods, materials and service to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply. You will be responsible to negotiate long-term and short-term transactions with Vendor and Subcontractors. The position is likely to suit a dynamic team player with a 'can do' attitude.
How you will do it
Purchase goods, materials or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
Identify, assess and evaluates suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts
Explore alternate sources for goods and materials
Manage the process from purchase requisition to Purchase order
Contact supplier to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoices issue
Manage the procurement process of multiple projects through tender process to construction and successful completion.
Analysis of quotations, lead negotiations with prospective Sub-Contractors, managing pre & post tender
Monitoring and reporting of procurement results against budget
Managing pre-order meetings
Assembling and issuing subcontract documentation.
What we look for
Degree in Mechanical Engineer or similar Bachelor and/or Master
Demonstrable a minimum of 3-5 years of experience of working in a similar position
An understanding of construction, engineering processes procurement procedures is a pre-requisite of the role, and a good understanding of standard construction forms of contract will be a distinct advantage
Strong negotiation and communication skills are prerequisite
Willingness to lead by example, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met
Able to read and interpret building drawings and specifications
Fluent in English and Italian, both written and spoken
Computer literacy is essential, particularly with MS Word and Excel.
Imagine a career that perpetually stretches your capabilities. From managing many of the world's most iconic buildings to making products that help save lives, the breadth of our opportunities empowers you to chart your own path. We are a truly global company that embraces diversity, rewards hard work and inspires people to reach for more. In an environment that is constantly evolving, we will set the foundation for you to grow and chart a career path that is as unique as you are. As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make an impact that people can feel. The world is waiting for you and so are we.
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Who we are
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader, serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders, through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms.
Johnson Controls, Inc.