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Global Sourcing Manager

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

Position overview

As Global Sourcing Manager and a unit business partner, you will be responsible for managing the key global raw materials for allnex Radcure business.You will be the primary spokesperson from procurement towards the BU and will manage the relationships with the business stakeholders for all procurement related aspects. 

Responsibilities
  • Develop upstream and downstream global market and product knowledge for raw materials (covering a.o. suppliers, production processes, technologies, capacities usage, supply/demand balance, economics, market trends, etc.).
  • Define the global & regional sourcing strategy for these raw materials which optimizes the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). W
    Implement the sourcing strategy, including development and execution of RFP’s, conducting of supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier management. In this respect collaborate with and provide guidance to the regional Sourcing Managers.
  • Deliver on the agreed global target for annual savings for these raw materials.
  • To be a procurement partner towards the Regional Business Unit-Radcure
  • Proactively inform the BU/Function on all market and product related information and updates
  • Engage in discussions and initiatives around margin management, cost optimization, supply risk management
  • Drive initiatives on new raw material approvals and raw material cost reductions 
  • Participate inprojects with a global scope
  • Define the regional sourcing strategy for raw materials which optimizes the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). 
  • Conduct supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier management
  • Act as primary contact and develop a strong partnership with key suppliers
  • Participate in Regional business team meetings
Required skills and experience
  • Purchasing experience in a similar role (min. 4 years), with exposure to major direct spend categories or equivalent commercial role
  • Proven success in operating in an international company
  • Solid understanding of the petrochemicals’ main feedstocks’ and raw materials’ markets, including supply demand balances and supplier cost drivers
  • Strategic thinking
  • Business Accumen
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong Project management skills: ability to implement strategic initiatives through a systematic sourcing process
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-lingual, -cultural, -national environment
  • Fluent in English (Additional languages are a plus)
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engeering or phD in Chemistry.
  • Master’s Degree in Economics,Engineering and/or MBA.

 

We offer
  • Safe working environment 
  • Competitive salary with great benefits
  • Health insurance 
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Friendly and professional atmosphere 
  • Supportive and multicultural team 
     
Equal Employment Opportunity

allnex is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be given equal consideration, regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other status or class that is protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Any answers to questions on this Application will not be used to discriminate against any applicant. If you have a concern in this area, please notify the Human Resources Department.

 

 

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