Industrie - Supply Chain / Achat

19 Janvier 2023

Group HV Category Buyer M/F

TASTE is an innovative, independent, and friendly recruitment consultancy, positioned in the market of expert executives (middle-top management).

Founded in 2004, our client has a history of expertise in tyres, and is the European leader in the heavy goods vehicle sector. As a major player in this field, they are active across both consumer and professional markets, with their work in the latter focused on 4 purchasing categories for the resale of tyres.

The company has a strong international presence, with a large European network across 17 countries and over 9,5000 employees.

Our client is looking for a new Group HV Category Buyer M/F to join the Truck tyre category.

In this context, you will be responsible for:

  1. The overall management of the resale truck tyre procurement category at the European level, in accordance with the Group's purchasing strategy and processes;
  2. The complete purchasing process, from the consolidation of commercial requirements to contracting and Supplier Relationship Management (in terms of Quality, Logistics and Finance), in compliance with the Group's Ethical, Social Responsibility & Antitrust rules;
  3. Ensuring the continuity of the value proposition and competitiveness of the category.

Your main tasks will include:

  • Consolidating the commercial requirements of the country Sales and Marketing departments
  • Building category strategy(ies) in line with the Group's category management process and procedures
  • Ensuring continuous alignment and communication with internal stakeholders
  • Organising tenders according to business needs and in compliance with group procurement rules and processes
  • Managing the supplier relationship and ensuring negotiations and contracting at the European level
  • Providing continuous support to the Supply Chain department to ensure product availability and optimise stock quality/quantity
  • Identifying, prioritising and continuously executing appropriate cost/margin optimisation levers
  • Evaluating and anticipating risks, and implementing corrective plans if necessary
  • Leading the Resale Committee in coordination with the Regional Purchasing and Resale Business Partners and the Country Sales & Marketing Departments


  • You must have a Master’s degree from a business school or university
  • You must have at least 5 years’ experience as a buyer and negotiator in the truck tyre sector
  • You must have experience working in an international context.
  • You must be recognised for your excellent interpersonal skills and your strong ability to listen, negotiate, and be resilient.
  • You are proactive, demonstrating motivation and commitment on a daily basis.
  • Due to the international scope of the role, fluent English is necessary to interact with the different partners of the group.

Localisation : Clermont-Ferrand

Référence de l’annonce : VAQ23001


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