Case Study

Building a Supply Chain Centre of Excellence with Schneider Electric  

Client: Schneider Electric | Relationship established: May 2021 | Location: Hungary, Budapest

The Client

Schneider Electric is a €25 billion revenue business with 128,000 employees. They support missions and projects in over 90 countries globally. The company, which is recognized by Corporate Knights as the world’s most sustainable corporation, launched the Zero Carbon Project, a program to help its largest suppliers halve their CO2 emissions by 2025, this year and more than 1,000 suppliers have signed up to take part.

The Challenge

Schneider Electric is going through a restructure of its global supply chain business in Europe and is creating a Supply Chain Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Budapest Hungary. Schneider Electric operates two procurement centers in Europe, supporting the procurement activities of its 74 plants in 25 countries. In the Hungarian capital, a team of 150+ people is currently in charge of this task, with a total of around 6,000 suppliers.

Schneider Electric was looking for a partner that could deep dive into the local Hungarian market to find top tier supply chain talent. They approached Impel Talent to lead external efforts for key talent.

The Conclusion

Impel Talent, successfully partnered with Schneider Electric by securing the hiring of multiple, local Hungarian nationals into a number of supply chain business functions such as upstream, central and downstream flow supervisory, regional supply planning, demand planning, fulfilment and e-commerce who will go onto support the European wide region from their growing European supply chain hub in Budapest.

Impel Talent Placements:

  1. Upstream Flow Supervisor x2
  2. Downstream Flow Supervisor x2
  3. Senior Demand Planner
  4. Regional Supply Planner
  5. E-Commerce Director
  6. Lean Leader

Our Expertise

Our talent professionals are highly experienced with International search assignments and local in-country deployments. Our experience, networks and partnership approach means that we continuously work hard and deliver for our partners irrespective of location.