Strategic Procurement Specialist

Tornos, a global supplier of Swiss-type and Bar Milling manufacturing equipment, including the tooling, services, spare parts, wear parts, consumables and automation solutions that support these systems. Markets served by Tornos include: Aerospace, automotive, medical, tool and die manufacturing. Tornos is an international company focused on the future. We are always looking for talented people who support growing the business and whose capabilities can be enhanced. Today Tornos has more than 700 employees around the world. Just over half of our employees are based in Moutier, Switzerland, the other half of our employees being located in our production centers in Asia (China and Taiwan) and in our seven subsidiaries (United States, Europe and Asia).


Tornos Poland in Kąty Wrocławskie is looking for a:

Strategic Procurement Specialist
Job Description


Entity: Tornos Technologies sp. z o.o / Shared Service Centre

Location: Poland

Department: Tornos Global Service

Position Title: Strategic Procurement Specialist

Rank: Service Business Specialist

Department: Tornos Service

Reports To: Head of SSC

Contract Type: Full time




Tornos company specializes in the manufacture of machines designed to produce parts requiring extreme precision and quality. Since our 1914 founding, Tornos has pioneered sliding headstock technology. True to our promise, “We keep you turning,” we manufacture CNC sliding headstock automatic turning machines, cam- or numerically controlled multi-spindle machines, and machining centers for complex workpieces requiring high-precision machining, all backed by our own software and services. Rooted in Switzerland, Tornos’ global footprint keeps us close to our customers. Manufacturers across a wide range of growing market segments—from automotive and medical and dental to micromechanics and electronics—turn to Tornos for unique workflow solutions.


Position Summary


In Tornos we are looking candidates with passion, innovative and proactive approach with commitment to our strategy. Th Strategic Procurement Specialist will support our organization in spare parts category of CNC manufactory business and will assess the category spend and will focus on providing full analysis to the Category Lead, in particular, definition of main suppliers, number of suppliers, contracts coverage with payment terms. The person in this role will support creation of strategy for global organization sourcing and will need to liaise with any stakeholders that are necessary for design and implementation of such strategy


Main Responsibilities
  • Define and implement souring strategy for assigned regions and sites of Tornos Group and oversee its successful implementation and local execution
  • Define principles for suppliers management focus on planning, implementation and regular activities
  • Perform suppliers compliance audits with Tornos technical, quality and contractual requirements. Run regular control function for suppliers performance.
  • Develop relationship with suppliers and stakeholders by handling appropriate two-way communication within support of site procurement that arises in the course of implementation
  • Demonstrate collaboration, alignment and flexibility to Tornos Service transformation program and overall Tornos Group strategy
  • Cooperate efficiently with Service Factory and other organizational elements by creating respective tasks, monitoring, providing necessary information in order to provide customer high quality service in timely manner.
Key tasks
  • Review existing database of suppliers and Run strategic global and regional suppliers segmentation with respective to parts specification, material usage and apply cost efficiency practices
  • Define policy for sourcing with detailed list contractual requirements
  • Incorporate technical functionalities and quality needs for respective
  • Run strategic global and regional suppliers segmentation with respective to parts specification, material usage and apply cost efficiency practices
  • Align global sourcing strategy with Tornos financial strategy and service transformation program
  • Conduct negotiation process to re-establish new global sourcing and cooperation foundation for Tornos suppliers
  • Align global sourcing strategy with Tornos financial strategy and service transformation program
  • Support redesign Supply Chain Process and its management by active participating in transformation project, optimization of process flow, cos efficiency research and supporting of implementation of key business initiatives within Supply Chain.
  • Ensure stakeholders’ needs are met quickly and efficiently
  • Communicate regularly with other individuals/departments within organization
  • Participate in business/social/professional organizations and events as requested
  • Perform related duties as assigned or required to meet company goals and objectives
  • Ensure performance and process KPIs and targets are met
  • Creating and maintaining documentatio
 Critical Skills and Personal Attributes



  • Project management
  • Computer literacy – SAP Material management, Material Requirement Planning, Logistics, Quality management)
  • Quantitative and financial analysis fundamentals
  • Souring and purchasing process knowledge

Soft skills & abilities

  • Excellent communication etiquette
  • Solution orientated and strong ownership approach
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as team
  • Result driven
Education and Experience



  • Bachelor degree of administration / economics / technical / or relevant


  • Manufactoring services and supply chain experience
  • Process effectiveness
  • Strategic procurement implementation participation experience is an asset
  • Regulatory systems and Compliance including quality control concepts
  • Shared service centre work experience will be an asset
We offer:
  • Interesting and challenging work in the dynamic environment of the Machine Industry
  • Gaining experience in an international team, operating on different European markets
  • Package of benefits including private health care, life insurance
  • Long-term, stable employment
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