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Maintenance Groupe Purchaser M/F

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 699169BR Location Marne-la-Vallée, Île-de-France Region, France Business Disneyland Paris Date posted Nov. 08, 2019

Job Summary:

Boasting over 320 million visits over 25 years, Disneyland® Paris is the number one tourist destination in Europe. Disneyland Paris, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a single site entity and manages extensive assets including its 2 theme parks with over 50 attractions, 7 theme hotels with a total of nearly 6000 rooms, an entertainment complex, golf course, etc.

General Purchasing (a team of about 40 people) is in charge of maintaining these extremely varied assets with an annual budget of about 700 M€. The team includes Project Buyers, Buyers and Procurement Managers, seconded by a Back Office for analysis and reporting. The Buyers are specialized to meet the needs of each Client Division. Working within the scope of Maintenance and reporting to the relevent Senior Manager, General Purchasing is recruiting


You will be in charge of a wide variety of projects in different Maintenance fields, such as:

- Attraction spare parts
- Electricity - Lighting
- Mechanical components
- Materials
- Plumbing/Heating
- Garage
- Chemical products
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Horticulture

The projects cover a wide range of areas that you demonstrate responsibility and autonomy.
You must have an inquisitive nature and a desire to work in the entertainment business.

Your main duties will be:

- Helping develop a purchasing strategy for your project area and the purchasing categories assigned to you, working closely with the Client Division
- Defining purchasing objectives and KPIs in line with the purchasing strategy and the needs of internal clients, and ensuring reporting
- Monitoring the market and qualifying suppliers
- Identifying user needs
- Participating in developing specifications
- Managing the tender process and selecting suppliers (RFI/RFP), negotiating and writing up contracts
- Ensuring that contract elements are communicated to all stakeholders - Measuring supplier performance against set objectives
- Ensuring application of the Purchasing policy

This job is based in Val d’Europe, west of Paris, and can be easily reached by the A4 motorway or the RER A train line.

Education and experience:
You have a master’s degree in Purchasing, or from a Business or Engineering School, and significant purchasing experience

Basic Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Education

Preferred Education

Additional Information:

About Disneyland Paris:

Disneyland® Paris is a company where dreams really do come true. Here, 16 000 Cast Members work in nearly 500 operational and support professions, on stage or backstage. Their mission: offering every guest an unforgettable Disney Experience at our 2 theme parks and our 7 hotels as well as Disney Village. The passion and enthusiasm of our teams has made our company the number one tourist destination in Europe!

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with EURO DISNEY ASSOCIES SAS, which is part of a business segment we call Disneyland Paris.


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