Sourcing Specialist Indirect EMEA
Drogenbos, BE
4 uur geleden
  • 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.

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    Position overview

    Are you interested in learning more about Procurement in the world leading industrial coating resins company? We are looking for a Indirect Sourcing Specialist to join our team.

    You will primarily work closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to provide materials at best TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and to minimize inventory where possible while keeping defined service levels.

    You will also manage local relationships with plant managers, maintenance managers and operational people.

    If you have good negotiation and contracting skills, then we are waiting for your application!


  • Responsible for long term assurance of supply, supplier performance and selection, supply information / data management
  • Understand the goals of procurement team, co-develop, maintain and execute sourcing strategies for the assigned supplier portfolio
  • Lead contract and price negotiations for the assigned supplier portfolio to meet saving target
  • Ensure frequent communication with internal customers, suppliers and third parties to update material price information and define the cost-effective pricing structure
  • Work closely with multiple teams (like Maintenance managers, Logistics, Supply Chain or Production)
  • Implement sourcing strategies defined globally or within the region, and draft and execute (supplier selection, negotiation and contract definition) sourcing strategies for assigned categories of indirect goods and services
  • Set savings plan, (improvement) targets and monitor suppliers performance
  • Act as primary contact towards key suppliers and develop strong partnerships with these suppliers for assigned categories within the Region.
  • Drive the optimisation of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Required skills and experience

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in purchasing or supply chain management in a multinational company
  • Strong technical affinity, experience with procurement of industrial goods & services in indirect procurement
  • Ability to perform market, supplier and product analysis in a thorough and critical manner
  • Ability to present data and conclusions from analyses in an organized, clear and concise manner
  • Good negotiation & contracting skills as well as hand-on mentality
  • Strong ability to drive continuous improvement under demanding circumstances
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and strong problem solving capability
  • Qualifications

  • Higher education, minimum Bachelor degree, in Economics, Engineering and / or MBA or equivalent by experience.
  • Good knowledge of English, both writing and reading
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficient with PC software
  • SAP basic knowledge desirable
  • We offer

    We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions.

    On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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