At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission : to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life.
From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world. Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.
We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.
Strategic Buyer Are you an engaged Strategic buyer with good knowledge in handling ODM suppliers in ASIA, have an international business mindset and take CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) seriously?
Then this could be your opportunity. You will be part of the Sourcing team in Sweden, US and Taiwan and report to the Sourcing Manager located in Taipei.
You will be part of a true global Sourcing organization and have a lot of international contacts. You will be located in our brand-
new office in Taipei together with colleagues from R&D, Product Management and regional Sales. Your responsibility as Strategic Buyer We offer you a very interesting position in our newly open Operation office in Taipei.
You will work very closely with Product Management, Supply Chain team in Nashua / US and R&D, but you need to able to act independently and actively communicate with your colleagues.
This position covers ODM suppliers in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China. You will be part of a Global Sourcing organization with office in Sweden and US and will report to our Sourcing Manager in Taipei.
In general, your responsibilities include : Support new projects with follow-up time schedule and agreed actions, on-site supplier meetings and securing material Handle upcoming issues with running production, either from a quality perspective or material availability Scout for new potential suppliers together with Product management in various technology and attend supplier fair’s Conduct supplier audits Align our general contract structure with local / culture differences Risk management analyze of the ODM supplier base including counter measure Bridge between the supplier base and our supply chain team Nashua Actively negotiate and find cost opportunities Your competence You need to have an academic background in engineering with a business mindset and minimum 5 years of similar procurement experience.
Your English command is excellent and you are a person who can act with confidence and professionalism when meeting new people.
You should also be able to liaise and build trust with sales managers and product management. Of course, you are also skilled in building productive relations with our supplier base.
FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders.
Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.
FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.