LEGO Systems, Inc. Buyer, Indirect Material & Services in Ciénega de Flores, Mexico

Buyer, Indirect Material & Services

Location Mexico, Ciénega de Flores

Posted Date 08/02/2018

Job ID MX576

Category Purchasing/Procurement


We are looking for an Indirect Material Buyer in our Local Procurement Department who can manage all the commercial aspects with LEGO Suppliers.

As leading role in this area, you will:

• Ensure the supply of Indirect Materials and Services to the site on time and with the right level of quality agreed with our internal customers and stakeholders

• Administer the Categories needs and strategy in compliance with the local and global processes and engaging Suppliers on performing accordingly while is continually pursuing savings.

• Managing Vendor accounts in a medium/high level of spend, risk or criticality for the Operation.

Focus Areas:

  • Tendering for goods and services required by the internal users to accomplish the expectations hand on hand with the Policies of the company.

  • Apply knowledge from category insights into sourcing plan

  • Conduct activities ensuring they are within the Category Strategy or direction frame

  • Get quotations for goods and services required by the different areas

  • Ensure continuous cost improvement through Cost breakdown analysis

  • Perform contract management, secure awareness and compliance to agreements

  • Ensuring compliance with Procurement Processes

  • Participate actively on the internal area projects

  • Manage and make sure about the proper function of the purchase system (SAP, Easy Buy)

  • Secure an optimal relationship between the company and supplier.

  • Follow up and being responsible for reporting on performance metrics (KPI, Huddle, etc.)

  • Responsible to report or notify deviations on the Procurement Process by the end-users or suppliers through the indicated escalation paths

  • Identify and generate savings through agreement with our suppliers or end-users under the category of responsibility

  • Identify ideas that could bring efficiencies or improvements with internal customers to optimize the process or service

  • Follow up on delivery performance and evaluating Vendors according with the KPI´s agreed with main customers or stakeholders

  • Continuously monitor and understand internal stakeholder activities and requirements within Category of service

  • Collaborate and work along with Category teams within the value proposition direction agreed

  • Take responsibility for the appropriate integration and / or implementation of the QEHS System in the operational processes of your area and ensure its effectiveness.

  • Assign the necessary resources for the management of the QEHS system in the area.

  • Provide support, participate proactively and demonstrate leadership on QEHS in your area.

  • Comply with the QEHS legal requirements, standards (External / internal) and others applicable to your area.

Do you have what it takes?

• Experience: At least 3 years of experience within Procurement focused on Indirect goods as well as Project Management, Procurement Performance, and Vendor evaluation

• Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business

• Skills: SAP or any other ERP, Proficient English, Advanced English, Analytical thinking, Negotiation, Stake holder management


“The LEGO® Group has a saying, “LEGO® before ego”. No one is selfish and you work to drive the business, not your own career. There is open communication and each employee invests time into getting to know their colleagues. “VP of Operations in Americas & Pacific

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