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APMEA HUB - Category Manager CAPEX

Location: Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey
Job ID: R0051032
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We seek for "APMEA HUB - Category Manager CAPEX" who will negotiate price and service level agreements of main investments with the goal to provide the best quality, reliability, lead time, installation and total cost as well as other terms and conditions to the factories. Also who will be responsible to lead negotiations for all main CAPEX investments in APMEA HUB which includes the following regions and countries: Asia, Pacific, Middle East, Africa, India & Turkey. In total 16 factories and 10 service units. This position will be based in Turkey.

Your Responsibilities:

Collect detailed factory requirements.

Benchmark machines and equipment with other HUB ́s or BU ́s.

Provide cost breakdown and “should costing” analysis.  

Set yearly budgets (spend, cost reduction, payment terms etc.) for your category in line with the BU category strategy in coordination with the HUB Supply Chain Manager.

Negotiate frame- and service level agreements with the suppliers.

Execute and deliver agreed strategy deployment actions and follow-up on responsible functions and other stakeholders.

 Manage supplier relationships within your category.

Lead supplier qualification and perform risk assessments. Plan and assign audits to Supply Quality & Development Engineers.

Conduct Supplier Performance Evaluations (SPE).

Scout and research new suppliers.

•Apply and implement SCM standards, tools and processes in the area of responsibility.

•​Work closely with operations to ensure business continuity and seamless execution of the projects.

Your background:

Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

10+ years of relevant experience in category or supply chain management.

Experience from transformer or automotive industry is a plus.

Proven skills in negotiation and contract management.

Knowledge in manufacturing of core cutting machines, winding machines and/or similar.

Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the disciplines: finance, supply chain, management or similar.

Good understanding in ISO standards, UN ́s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, EcoVadis, REACH, RoHS, FMEA, PPAP and Conflict Minerals.

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