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Senior Procurement Manager


Mexico - Country Remote

About us:

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in Mexico in 2018 as our first step in to Latin America. Our Mexico office is located in the Polanco area of Mexico City and our expanding team is a key contributor in helping us deliver growth throughout the market. 

About the role:

  • Reports to the Global Commodity Group Lead
  • To be responsible for the Global commodity procurement activities (end to end) for specific commodities and their sub- commodity groups within the Filtration Global Commodity.  (Resins, Paint and New Technology Categories)
  • To become the Dyson Global Commodity Expert for their Commodity
  • To be responsible for the Global Commodity Strategy for these commodities, constantly reviewing and maintaining its relevance to the Company Blueprint, Company technology roadmap, Global Mega trends and market forces, both globally and within region/locality.
  • The role will ensure adherence to the complete Global Commodity process (including, but not limited to, the RFQ for initial project development, transferred projects and current projects) according to company policy and the 5 rights approach. (Right source/quality/cost/qty/time).
  • To be responsible for the Global Commodity to all senior internal and senior external stakeholders.
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). Senior interface with the Suppliers in their Commodity. Identifying and implementing SRM development plans for all the suppliers within their Commodity.
  • To be responsible for organizing, utilizing and leading both internal and external resources to ensure the Global commodity objectives are achieved. E.g. Procurement engineers on “early supplier involvement”, New Product Introduction and Engineering teams on transferred development projects providing expertise and support to meet project milestones. Managing the Supply base to deliver sourcing on cost, on time and right quality.

Role Objectives:

  • Supplier price and contract negotiation for all parts within their Global Commodity
  • Supplier relationship management for all suppliers within their Global Commodity
  • Stakeholder management and communication, primarily at a senior level, internally and externally
  • Commodity and Strategy. Commodity strategy for all parts within their Global Commodity
  • Supplier Relationship Management. Supplier strategy for all suppliers within their Global Commodity
  • Cross functional commodity lead – will lead cross functional teams relevant to their Global Commodity
  • Supplier risk management – for all parts and suppliers within their Global Commodity, including mitigation plans and closure actions.
  • Supplier development – will lead supplier development programs relevant to their Commodity Strategy
  • Commodity market intelligence – responsible for gathering and informing stakeholders of all relevant market/supplier intelligence; Globally, regionally and locally
  • Responsible for “End to End” performance of their commodities
  • Support the Tooling and P&E Function as and when required from a Procurement perspective.

About you:

Engineering Degree level qualification or above
Substantial experience in Commodity Management and direct material sourcing, ideally within Resins, Paint & New Technology, and its associated manufacturing processes
Has previously Managed Product Development and various types of Commodities. 
Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels in the organization
Good knowledge of legal regulations and contract setting
Self-motivated, accurate and operates with the highest ethical standards.  be tough but fair
Demonstrate understanding of technical, manufacturing and testing methods and processes relevant to Resin, Paint & New Technology
Proven track record of proactive leadership of complex, global programs
Proven track record of successful Commodity Management. 
Fluent spoken and written English.


Benefits Package-MX

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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