Supply Chain Jobs at FLSmidth


Typical Supply Chain Jobs at FLSmidth

Procurement Manager, Assistant Manager Procurement, Purchase Manager, Assistant Manager Purchase, Store Executive, Procurement Engineer, Procurement Buyer, Purchase Officer, Deputy Manager Procurement, Logistics Specialist, Purchase Executive, Project Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Analyst, Store InCharge, Sourcing Manager, Logistics Executive, Senior Executive Logistics, Asst Store, Assistant General Manager Purchase, Assistant Manager Logistics, Lead Purchase, Procurement Executive, Logistic Coordinator, Logistic Assistant, Dispatch Executive, Purchase Analyst,  Category Buyer, Senior Purchase Specialist, Supply Chain Manager  

Job Description for Procurement Manager at FLSmidth 

Procurement managers are responsible for sourcing and purchasing the best quality equipment, goods and services at the most competitive prices to enable a company or organization to operate successfully

  • Forecast levels of demand for services and products 
  • Conduct research to source the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality 
  • Run tenders, evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors 
  • Regotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided 
  • Keep contract files and use them as reference for the future 
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers 
  • Manage and motivate a team of procurement staff 
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, internal teams such as supply chain, planning, marketing, IT and sales, and customers 
  • Develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met - or exceeded 
  • Undertake value for money reviews of existing contracts and arrangements 
  • Ensure the security and sustainability of sources of essential products and services 
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities 
  • Give presentations about market analysis and possible growth 
  • Develop and implement a procurement strategy 
  • Analyse data and produce reports and statistics on spending and saving 
  • Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives 
  • Attend meetings and trade conferences 
  • Keep up to date with trends and innovations, regulation and new technology that can impact on the business 
  • Train junior members of staff.

Job Description for Purchase Manager at FLSmidth 

  • Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills.  
  • Lead and direct the work of purchasing clerks including hiring, training and supervising.  
  • Contract management to include all aspects (e.g. administer, review, manage, file, evaluate, analyze, and negotiate).  
  • Negotiate or renegotiate and administer contracts with vendors.  Administer bidding process and contracts (e.g. prepare specifications, evaluate bids, recommend vendors, etc.).  
  • Research and evaluate vendors/contracts to ensure it is in compliance with government regulations (e.g. vendor debarment and suspension regulation).  
  • Evaluate vendors to ensure its performance is aligned with established specifications.  
  • Evaluate order and bid documentation.  
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.  
  • Review and maintain good record of purchasing files and records (purchase orders, contracts, etc.) to ensure its compliance with company policies and procedures and ensure the availability of documentation.  
  • Back up purchasing clerk to include ordering of supplies/goods, equipment and material, reviewing, and processing/issuing of purchase order.  
  • Review and monitor capital purchases to ensure its compliance with company policies and procedures. 
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings.  
  • Compile data from variety of sources for analyzing and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures and monitoring of purchasing processes.  
  • Continually improve purchasing methods/processes.  
  • Response to inquiries from internal and external sources in providing information, direction, and or appropriate referrals.  
  • Special projects and/or other duties as assigned. 

Job description for Supply Chain Manager at FLSmidth 

A Supply Chain Manager is a professional who is in charge of every stage of an organization’s supply chain, from purchasing raw materials to production. They must ensure that the product comes at just the right time and coordinate storage for it, so nothing goes missing or gets damaged along this complex process.

  • Create the company’s supply chain strategy 
  • Analyze data from shipping and delivering processes to find bottlenecks and other issues  
  • Evaluate and report on KPIs  
  • Monitor logistics to make sure they run smoothly  
  • Maintain supply chain inventory and records 
  • Train and guide employees 
  • Find cost-effective solutions for supply chain processes 
  • Resolve issues that come up (e.g. delays in delivery, accidents) 
  • Collaborate with other departments to create coordinated plans for business growth 
  • Develop and implement safety guidelines in all aspects of the supply chain (e.g. use of trucks, forklifts) 
  • Ensure supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards 
  • Communicate and negotiate with suppliers and vendors to land more profitable deals

Written by IISCM

Integrated Institute of Supply Chain Management, a unit of Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited specialising in supply chain management consulting and education. IISCM trains and certifies SCM professionals in procurement, supply chain management, inventory, and warehousing.

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