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Senior Buyer - Logistics & Material Management

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Milano, Italy

Company: Salini Impregilo Spa

Salini Impregilo is an industrial group specializing in the construction of major, complex projects, a dynamic Italian company capable of competing with leading global players. Operating in over 50 countries with 35,000 employees, revenues of € 6.5 billion and a total backlog of € 34.4 billion*, Salini Impregilo is a global player in the construction sector and a leading global infrastructure company in the water segment. The Group bases its activities on a strong passion for construction which is reflected in its wealth of international projects. Dams and hydroelectric plants, hydraulic works, railways and metro systems, airports and motorways, civil and industrial buildings are the sectors in which the Group has been operating in for over 110 years.


*Consolidated Financial Results 2017


Salini Impregilo is currently hiring a Senior Buyer for its Commodity Logistics & Material Management in the Headquarters in Milan.


  • Supporting the Global Commodity Manager while coordinating buyers of one's Unit, to define the budget and the strategy for procuring goods;
  • Defining the Supplier List in the Vendor List, preparing the request for proposal to send to suppliers, and managing commercial and contractual negotiation activities with the identified suppliers, to pursue the following targets: inexpensiveness, synergy, qualitative excellence and lead time optimization;
  • Analysing, comparing and assessing the offers received by suppliers, also guaranteeing that they are technically checked by requesting Corporate Departments/Operational Units. Also, preparing summary tables of the final offers and recommendations;
  • Drawing up the terms and conditions of contracts/purchase orders, with the support of the Legal Department and Contract Department, while also coordinating with requesting Departments;
  • Managing supplier relations, in compliance with the Company's Code of Ethics, its Organization, Management and Control Model, pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001, and its Anti-Corruption Model;
  • Supporting Regional Procurement Managers and Purchasing Managers, to create procurement plans for the Operational Units, to maximize efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Supporting report analysis activities and identifying corrective measures, in agreement with the Global Commodity Manager and Vendor Management, to manage and mitigate critical issues detected while carrying out the procurement process.


  • 5/10-years' experience in the same role in multinational contexts;
  • Specialist Degree in Engineering or Economics;
  • Market analysis and benchmarking skills;
  • Capable of managing the defined procurement strategy, according to the product type under one's area of responsibility;
  • Negotiation techniques and strategies;
  • Supply base selection, development and management;
  • Contractual skills, and capable of reading and implementing the most important contractual terms;
  • Capable of carrying out prime cost driver value analyses;
  • Civil/mechanical engineering skills;
  • Excellent mastery of MS Office; SAP MM;
  • Available to travel and stay to/at worksites and joint ventures;
  • Fluent English.

The following skills complete the profile:

  • Excellent organizational and decision-making skills;
  • Results-oriented;
  • Excellent communication and relational skills.




Salini Impregilo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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