• EMEA Commodity Manager Prague
  • Carrier in Prague, , Czechia
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  • 1 month ago

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Evropská 2591/33E, 160 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic

Role: EMEA Commodity Manager

Location: Prague

Contract type: full time

About Carrier

At Carrier we make modern life possible by delivering innovative and sustainable ground-breaking systems and services that matter for people and our planet. We exceed the expectations of our customers by anticipating industry trends, working tirelessly to master and revolutionize them. This is why we come to work every day. And we do it The Carrier Way.

Join us and we can make a difference together.

About the role

Experienced Commodity / Account Management & Strategic Sourcing professional, overseeing supplier selection and contract negotiation. Responsible for partnering with internal clients and stakeholders to identify sourcing needs and improve sourcing strategy.


We are committed to offering competitive benefits programs for all of our employees and enhancing our programs when necessary.

Among the... many benefits, Carrier offers Exciting innovative environment, possibility for further development and international career opportunities, high-profile team, daily use of English and other foreign languages, language courses, Competitive remuneration and other benefits (meal vouchers, contribution to life or pension insurance, holidays etc.), Flexible working hours, possibility for home office, personal days off.

• An advanced degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years experience
• General knowledge of supply chain (INCOTERMS, etc.) and contract law
• General knowledge of purchasing tools
• General knowledge of project management
• Fluent English (spoken and written)
• Proficiency in Pack Office and ERP
• In-depth knowledge of purchasing and negotiation techniques
• In-depth knowledge of the supply chain (INCOTERMS, etc.)
• In-depth knowledge of internal company processes (FINANCES / BE)
• In-depth knowledge of project management

• Analyze current and future needs (technologies, volumes, target costs, quality, logistical constraints, CSR, etc.).
• Participate in drafting technical and functional specifications with internal specifiers, define selection criteria and timetable

Analyze the supplier market:
• Identify suppliers on markets likely to meet the company's needs
• Prequalify them as needed
• Maintain a technological and economic watch on the market

Launch and analyze calls for tender:
• Draft the consultation file in collaboration with internal prescribers
• Request for information/quotation (RFI/RFQ)
• Analyze bids and make recommendations

Defining purchasing strategy:
• Rationalizing the supplier panel
• Help define purchasing strategy

Negotiate, select and contract:
• Prepare negotiations with selected suppliers in accordance with the strategy and define negotiation procedures
• Select or supervise the selection of supplier(s) according to specifications
• Negotiate purchasing conditions: price, quality, lead time, volume, capacity, logistical conditions, etc.
• Formalize the agreement for the supply of goods/services (purchase order, contract drawn up with the support of the legal department, etc.)

Monitor supplier performance and manage your panel:
• Ensure commercial relations with suppliers
• Analyze supplier performance
• Ensure compliance with agreement execution and manage discrepancies and disputes
• Evaluate and eliminate supplier risks by anticipating potential problems
• Participate in optimizing the entities' purchasing budgets
• Analyze and manage: supplier performance

Respect the Group's ESG policies (Environmental, Social, Governance, Diversity, Compliance, Sustainable Development):
• Ensure consistency of actions with department strategy and Group values (ethics/HR)
• Comply with HSE instructions, identify and warn of potentially hazardous situations

Contribute to the continuous improvement of your department:
• Contribute to continuous improvement within the department or in working groups
• Suggest improvements, optimize performance and work methods in your function

Our commitment to you

Our greatest assets are the expertise, creativity and passion of our employees. We strive to provide a great place to work that attracts, develops and retains the best talent, promotes employee engagement, fosters teamwork and ultimately drives innovation for the benefit of our customers. We strive to create an environment where you feel that you belong, with diversity and inclusion as the engine to growth and innovation. We develop and deploy best-in-class programs and practices, providing enriching career opportunities, listening to employee feedback and always challenging ourselves to do better. This is The Carrier Way.

Join us and make a difference.

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Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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