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Job Overview


Strategic Sourcing Analyst is responsible for defining and implementing regional sourcing strategies for the Stamping & Plating commodities and suppliers in order to reach the respective sourcing targets in delivery, productivity, cost, and quality. Moreover, this position is responsible for supplier negotiations, supplier capacity management, and supplier compliance with relevant TE requirements. 



  • Create a supplier sourcing strategy, under strong consideration of customer needs, that defines strategic suppliers into growing, fix and exit suppliers and maintains product footprint, incl. “make or buy”-analysis.  
  • Drive the attainment of relevant procurement KPI’s, incl. Material Productivity (CMP), Lead time performance, delivery (STR/STC), and Quality (DLPM).
  • Responsible for improving material productivity by maintaining 125% material pipeline, CMP, TEBIT and WAV analysis
  • Responsible for contracting supplier commercial agreements, incl. bailment, inventory management and supply agreements.  
  • Responsible for preparing RFQ’s, utilizing E-Tools, awarding new business and negotiating all raw materials, components, and tooling
  • Manage the Supplier Footprint, incl. setup of new suppliers, reducing the number of suppliers and resourcing activities
  • Collect and maintain capabilities and capacities of suppliers to avoid constraints
  • Accountable for info record and PO accuracy and communicating relevant data to tactical buyer, incl. lead time, price and MOQ
  • Responsible for conducting QBR’s with strategic suppliers and the driving of respective corrective actions
  • Ensure MOQ optimization for purchased components and establish suppliers’ agreements, e. g. VMI, EDI, consignment, Scheduling Agreements frame order review, blanket PO)
  • Responsible for calculating impact and getting the PIA approved
  • Ensure NPI alignment to global sourcing commodity strategy and limit number of new suppliers    
  • Ensure that all suppliers meet TE requirements for compliance (RoHs, Reach, conflict minerals, supplier portal usage) 
  • Drive the usage of the Supplier Portal by utilization of tactical buyer department
  • Manage the tool life cycle at suppliers
  • Support plant team for Operations Certifications with a special focus on Procurement requirements
  • Support the tactical buyer in the following tasks: inventory management components, manage outside product shelflike (Plant/DC), and block invoices



  • 5+ years experience in procurement as a buyer, including experience in preparation of negotiations
  • Sourcing experience for relevant commodities is a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and communication skills 
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continuous improvement attitude
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multi-cultural teams
  • Ability to create competitive strategies and plans, broad knowledge of strategies and tactics of the marketplace, knows trends 
  • Proven track record in negotiation skills 
  • Knowledge of regional and global supplier base for relevant commodities
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of SAP and Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
  • Advanced English

Evora, Portugal, 07, PT, 7005-797

City:  Evora, Portugal
State:  07
Country/Region:  PT
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  84763
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, SAP, ERP, Operations, Strategy, Technology

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