Vacancy

Buyer,
Full-time

China, Shanghai, Shanghai

Business unit: Powder Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.

Responsibility

.     Develop sourcing strategy with clear understanding of powder coating business strategy in next 5years and decent category and product knowledge.
2.     Work closely together with technical team to identify and develop sourcing strategy across asia pacific, which enables powder coating business to achieve the most competitive cost, sustainable suppliers base, most optimized number of suppliers and raw materials, and security of supply.
3.     Drive immediately cost savings with professional knowledge of cost structure and reduce TCO(Total Cost of Ownership) at year on year basis.
4.     Review suppliers payment term year-on-year, work closely with finance team to improve OWC and cash flow.
5.     Support regional purchasing team to drive KPIs.
6.     Lead key suppliers sustainability program.

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

1700020B

Continent

Asia

Country

China

State/Region/Province

Shanghai

Site

Shanghai

Business unit

Powder Coatings

Job family

Procurement

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

1.More than 3 years working experience in coatings industry or Purchasing Function/Site supply chain.                                                                                                                  2. Strong analytical skills.                                                                                        3. Hard working, high integrity, reliable, reputable.

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