Procurement Specialist

Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: Dover Corporation

Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and apply label systems. Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes.



The role

In this role you will be responsible to secure the availability for a portfolio of outsourced products, spare parts, consumables, commodities and special engineering materials for the distribution centers. You’ll show  your capability to manage a diversified portfolio articles in a way that service and inventory turns will be maximized. A strong collaboration with internal stakeholders (Customer Service, Production Planner and Logistics) is required in order to succeed in this role.


What you’ll do

  • Execution of placing purchase orders to internal and external suppliers following the inventory management policy and contractual agreements.
  • Identifying and resolving possible gaps independently and escalates unsolved problems.
  • Preparing, analysing and communicating monthly forecasts to external suppliers. Discussing with them the feasibility and looking for alternative solutions to mitigate potential constraints.
  • Measuring and analysing suppliers’ delivery performances and elaborating / implementing joined improvement plans with suppliers and with the support of the Procurement Manager & Sourcing team.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve process in order to be aligned and potentially implement the change globally.
  • Communication with various internal stakeholders (logistics, customer service, material planner) to maintain continuous alignment and anticipate potential setbacks



What you need to have

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in managing procurement activities in a factory or in a logistics platform with strong knowledge/understanding of global intercompany process.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a team management role is a plus
  • MSc or technical degree in supply chain management
  • APICS certification: CPIM or CSCP are strong advantages for this position
  • Strong experience with SAP MM module (Super User is a plus)
  • Good knowledge and experience of MS excel functions (pivot tables and formulas)
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written), other European language is highly desired, French is a plus


Behavioural Attributes

You’ll only be the right candidate if you are aligned to our values and culture:

  • Collaborative entrepreneurial spirit
  • Winning through customers
  • High ethical standards, openness and trust
  • Expectations for results
  • Respect and value people

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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