Vacancy

Procurement Specialist,
Full-time

Malaysia, ,

Business unit: Decorative Paints South Asia & ME

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

- Is responsible for the local delivery of sourcing strategy
- Contributes to regional or global sourcing strategies with local requirements
- Is responsible for commercial negotiations only if delegated by a Sourcing Director
- Is key-interface with local stakeholder; Supply Chain, RD&I, local Business team
- Acts as the first escalation interface to handle local supplier issues
- Leads the local change management which regards to QDCIS projects, supports and drives Value Engineering savings projects locally. Drives Material cost reduction initiatives locally
- Manages local, plant specific suppliers
- Contributes and leads local continuous improvement/ ALPS projects

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

September 26, 2018

Vacancy number

180004M6

Continent

Asia

Country

Malaysia

Business unit

Decorative Paints South Asia & ME

Job family

Planning

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Professional
• BA required (Master preferred)
• Successful, multi-year track record in Procurement and Supplier Management
Technical
• Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills (multiple complex analyses simultaneously)
• Good planning/project management skills
• Local language and good command of English
• Strong negotiating skills
Behavioral
• Superior communication; interpersonal skills
• Passion for reducing costs
• Distinctive leadership
• Comfortable with conflict
• Able to work in matrix environment (sourcing and procurement)
• Able to get buy-in and commitment from both internal and external stakeholders
• People management experience preferred
 
Interested candidates, please contact TalentResourcing,MY@akzonobel,com
Applicable to Malaysian citizen only. Only shortlisted candidate will be notified

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