Procurement Assistant Manager - Asset Purchases

undefined 27-03-2023
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Mestiere Acquisti
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Procurement Assistant Manager - Asset Purchases

Michelin, the Worldwide leader in Tires, is hiring!


You will lead the plant service procurement operation in all sites in Sri Lanka operation, aligning with set sourcing strategies considering the total cost of acquisition, quality and reliability of the supply. Also, you have the opportunity to manage  the service contract portfolio on plant maintenance, production, employee welfare and administrative services, effectively and efficiently. You will also be expected to initiate and establish necessary strategies, and processes and procedures for service function along with the co-teammates in order to meet the objectives while adding value and improve the service level to the plants. 

You will be fully empowered to develop a competent plant buyer team on plant services while developing your competencies in sourcing, negotiation, and decision-making in order to grow your career in procurement and supply chain.  

We are looking for an energetic team player with a potential to manage the operation with the team and progress in his/her career.


  • Ensure the team to handle end-to-end (E2E) procurement activities with respect to plant services and jobs complying with company procurement policy, and procedures.

  • Initiate standardization, rationalization, and streamlining of service function, to launch efficient operation, in order to improve the service levels to respective stakeholders.

  • Liaise with relevant stakes at the plants/divisions to launch proper RFQs on recurrent services, aligning with the standards in the company to formalize service contracts.

  • Put an effective contract renewal process in place and execute such renewals before the expiry of the contract and maintain the repository of those contracts.

  • Work with Global sourcing teams to align with Global strategies, and in turn, make use of synergies to obtain cost benefits, and/or operational excellence. 

  • Comply with corporate governance, business ethics and regulatory obligations and ensure the service providers/ contractors are also complied wherever applicable.

  • Explore prospective service providers/ contractors where existing panel is not competitive in offers to establish a supplier base with proper categorization, and carry out an evaluation, with a proper feedback system to develop them to an optimum.

  • Ensure that the system (SAP) features are adequately and accurately followed by the team and liaise with relevant IT for configurations wherever necessary. 

  • Maintain the service master and implement respective features in line with service master, while ensuring the awareness of the service master functionality for plant teams, in order to raise their requests by making use of same.

  • Manage and develop the team


Sourcing (3), Negotiation (3), Networking (3), Resilience (3), Decision Making (2), impact & influence (3), Procurement Management (3), Vendor Management (3) Contract Preparation (3)

Motivated by our Purpose - We Care about Giving People a Better Way Forward - Michelin offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with competitive well-being, health care, life insurance and retirement benefits and perks such as:

  • A competitive salary and benefits
  • Collaboration with diverse and international co-workers
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A challenging role in a highly innovative company
  • An Employee Assistance Program

(Take note that some elements of this Total Rewards package may differ from other positions offered at Michelin, as this role is opened at Camso, the Off-the-Road business line)

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Michelin is an equal employment opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans and the disabled.  If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at  

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.