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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

Do you have an experience working with global suppliers and purchasing raw materials? Are you willing to work in a multicultural environment and develop your career in Supply Chain? Join allnex as Raw materials Sourcing Manager for EMEA region. You will be resposnsible for for purchasing and management of major raw materials for allnex within Europe, through direct procurement responsibilities and management of tail end raw material spend through a team of Sourcing Specialists. 

  • Category Management of regional Raw Materials.
  • Develop upstream and downstream market and product knowledge for these raw materials (covering a.o. suppliers, production processes, technologies, capacities usage, supply/demand balance, economics, market trends, etc.). 
  • Define the regional sourcing strategy which optimizes the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
  • Collaborate closely with the business stakeholders.
  • Implement the sourcing strategy, including development and execution of RFP’s, conducting of supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier management. 
  • Deliver on the agreed global target for annual savings for these raw materials.
  • Act as primary contact towards key suppliers and develop a strong partnership with these suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier score cards to measure supplier performance 
  • Manage cash flow through achieving DPO targets and implementing consignment/VMI programs. 
  • Provide pricing forecasts (Variance Report), update the cost savings database, and management of SCARS.    
  • Qualify new raw materials and suppliers using Management Of Change process.
  • Management of up to 3 Sourcing Specialists. 
Required skills and experience
  • 4 years of experience in Direct Procurement, Commercial, Supply Chain or Technical group.  
  • Experience in working with large global suppliers and Key Raw Materials. 
  • Experience in working with suppliers which are outside of the region.
  • Desired 3 years in a people management role in commercial function, supply chain or technology group.   
  • Solid understanding of the petrochemicals’ main feedstocks’ and raw materials’ markets, including supply demand balances and supplier cost drivers.
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills.
  • Strong negotiation and contracting skills.  
  • Fluency in English (Additional languages will be an advantage)
  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or PhD in Chemistry or 
  • 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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