Buyer

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Buyer

  • Post Date:21st December 2023
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Job Description

About the job

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

© 2023 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

Buyer

Felling

Competitive salary plus benefits

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

You will oversee the buying process for the New Product Release area, ensuring competitive pricing, right service and quality levels with the best terms and conditions in line with company policies, rules and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Source, support & facilitate the acquisition of NPR goods/services.
  • Support the achievement of global, regional & local NPR procurement goals.
  • Create/maintain relevant data for seamless execution of the NPR buying process.
  • Perform spend analysis to identify & drive opportunities for procurement improvements.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to understand potential challenges & business requirements to be addressed.
  • Coach & train users on the tools, policies & procedures covering the NPR purchase process.
  • Continually review NPR processes & make improvements or recommendations when required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Supply Chain, Business or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in a country purchasing role with an international understanding an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation & interpersonal skills.
  • Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Professional procurement accreditation will be an advantage.
  • Familiar supplier performance measurement.
  • Experience of contract management.

What Do We Offer At AkzoNobel

We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience).
  • 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays.
  • Income protection.
  • Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Employee Life Assurance.
  • Company pension.
  • Product discounts.
  • Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!

We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.

Apply online via the link and we will get right back to you.

We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.

Please note applications for this role wont be reviewed until the first week in January.

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

To Apply Please Visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3784425757