Within the watch business unit and in order to strengthen our Purchasing Team based in Neuchâtel, we are recruiting a Strategic Purchaser H/F

Bulgari Horlogerie SA

Neuchâtel
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Founded in 1884, Bulgari’s name has today become emblematic of Italian excellence. Perfectly blending tradition and modernity, Bulgari uses its rich history to inspire audacious designs and produce truly colorful creations making us unique. Part of LVMH group, from our roots in jewelry and watches, we reinvent ourselves constantly with passion and effervescence.

We strive for magnificence and joy; craftsmanship and generosity are the chemistry of everything we do.

 

Strategic Purchaser H/F

 

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, you will implement the purchasing strategy, ensuring the full compliance of the materials and services supply towards BVLGARI standards and CSR requirements, throughout indirect purchasing categories. You will drive your actions by giving priority on quality, innovation, time-to-market, and profitability.

 

 

Accountabilities

 

Performance and compliance management

 

As a Strategic Purchaser, you participate to projects aiming at improving the indirect purchasing process, as you are responsible for developing and sharing reliable and efficient reporting tools that will support our continuous improvement approach, both in the processes and in the organization. You regularly follow-up and analyze the status of our spending purchasing category by monitoring actual versus budget, in order to properly apply the purchasing strategy. You propose tactical actions to optimize the management of our supplier portfolio.

Thanks to your network and regular contacts with BVLGARI and LVMH colleagues, you are aware of new regulations (legal, ethical, environmental) and guidelines applicable to our industry. You monitor and ensure a full compliance of the supplier portfolio to these standards and map common suppliers.

To secure our business, you identify the risk on our productive capacities by the suppliers and propose relevant backups and solutions. Driven by the needs of the Supply team, you lead the bidding phase and the implementation of the chosen solution (contracts, industrialization follow-up with development).

 

Product Development

 

You benchmark and scout the market in order to challenge and optimize the existing purchasing conditions in terms of cost and service level aiming at increasing our competitiveness and profitability. In your negotiation, you easily deal with both tactical opportunities and long-term strategic goal.

Curious and attentive to internal needs, you support our teams in sourcing and referencing new suppliers.

 

Profile

 

Holder of a master’s degree in Purchasing or Supply Chain, you have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Strategic Purchasing. You have strong knowledge of purchasing processes and contract management; and are exposed to supply chain and production processes and system. Fluent in French and English, you have excellent command in Excel (macros and VBA ideally) and SAP.

 

Result-oriented, you have strong data-crunching and analytical skills. Proactive with an entrepreneurial mindset, you are operational excellence focused and improve the processes by implementing new tools. Being strongly customer focused with a high product sensitivity, you are dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of your internal clients in quality and time. Rigorous, you are action and result oriented and are able to multitask effectively. Team oriented, you are seen as a truthful person, able to deliver. Your communication and negotiation skills ensure excellent relationships with your team and suppliers.

 

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