Operationnal Buyer

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Date: 16 nov. 2023

Emplacement: Paris, FR, 75009

Entreprise: Foundever™

The Procurement team define and drive the procurement strategy which should have added value for the company, focusing on total cost to fulfill our needs. “Negotiate locally and win globally”. Willing Foundever to realize savings and cost avoidance offering a competitive advantage.


About the job

The operational buyer has for mission to centralize the needs formalized, found the best supplier to deliver the product or the service at the best price, best quality and on best delays. The operational buyer is in contact with stakeholders to anticipate and consolidate the needs of the sites and with the suppliers. The suppliers chosen and contracts made with them are followed regularly with different KPIs, etc. The Operational buyer is also permanently in contact with the suppliers.


Main activities

  • Create products / services references or catalogs on the ERP system.
  • Up to date the catalogs, validate the products updated by the suppliers.
  • Validate POs when needed on the ERP.
  • Manage RFI, RFQ or RFP to get the best offer from suppliers.
  • Create Go 2 market strategies, and Supplier Award Recommendation to launch RFXs.
  • Compare and select the best offer (prices, delays, quality, economic conditions…).
  • Coordinate the evaluation of the offers with the stakeholders.
  • Meet the suppliers, coordinate Annual Business Reviews with the strategic suppliers of the portfolio.
  • Manage contracts with some determine suppliers, main point of contact (asking quotations, negotiating, writing in case of litigation with the support of the legal team when needed, resolve the eventual conflicts, follow the financial health and be proactive looking for innovating solution with our suppliers, follow the deadline of the contracts, negotiate when a price raise is asked by a supplier…).
  • Intervein for eventual dispute resolution with the suppliers.
  • Help the stakeholders or suppliers on the ERP when needed.
  • Train punctually the new stakeholders to the ERP, and explain the procurement workflow to the newcomers during their onboarding.


Key responsibilities

  • Make sure to fulfill the process compliance.
  • Accompany the stakeholders to find the best solutions at the best prices on best delays.



  • Coverage contractual rate.
  • Savings (cost avoidance, savings, value enabler…).


Other qualifications


  • 3 years experience in Procurement.


  • Bachelor's degree or Master degree specialized in Procurement (MAI, DESMA).


  • Excellent native language in French
  • Excellent conversational and written knowledge in English.

Tools and Applications

  • Excellent knowledge of all MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • COUPA.

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