BIC® products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers.
These products make BIC® an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world.
BIC’s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team.
Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC’s future together while honoring our past achievements.
We are committed to our team members’ development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences.
The Local Buyer will lead and actively participate in the strategic sourcing activities for assigned perimeter of families (as stated below) in / at Bizerte.
His / her goal will be to achieve significant year-on-year cost and productivity improvements while maintaining or improving product quality and vendor service levels.
He / She will work closely with key stakeholders (both internal and external) in member organizations and in corporate functions to develop effective cost reduction strategies and implementation plans.
Additionally, he / she will provide support for the implementation of Global and Regional family strategies in / at Bizerte.
In his / her position, the Local Buyer will report directly to the Europe & MEA Local Procurement Manager.
Families under local scope : MRO services; Waste management; Local HR (Consulting, relocation, internal events, administration outsourcing)
Key responsibilities :
As the leader responsible for sourcing effectiveness within Local families, the Local Buyer will have the following specific responsibilities :
He / She will lead cross-functional teams in the development of sourcing strategies and execution plans.
He / She will directly solve operational issues with suppliers (e.g., quality, delivery and service issues). He / She will be responsible for holding regular supplier reviews
over-year for Local families according to Group guidelines
As the local intermediary between Global and Regional buyers and Bizerte, the Local buyer will provide support when required to :
The Bizerte Local Buyer will be successful if 1 year from now :
The Bizerte Local Buyer will be successful if 3 years from now :
Minimum Training Level and Experience :
Must be willing to travel
Comfortable with conflict willingness to challenge conventional thinking
Training Required to fully cover the job :