PR Buyer Thailand

0-2 years
a month ago
Job Description

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.

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Job Purpose

  • Face of the organization for local suppliers
  • Effective execution of TCO & Supplier collaboration projects
  • Key procurement interface with local stakeholders and act as first escalation interface to handle local issue.
  • Drives local change management and continuous improvements projects to improve suppliers QDCIS performances.
  • Manages lo cal, plant specific suppliers.
  • Strategies, Negotiation for Tail spend materials for the respective region.
  • Provide the information for Projects localization/transfer or localization or comparation in country/sites.

Key Accountabilities

. Is responsible for the local delivery of sourcing strategy.
. Delivery of PR savings in coordination with Sourcing team for commercial saving
. Complete management of Tail spend for assigned BU handling.
. Management of Service, Price entries, Master data governance
. Contributes to regional or global sourcing strategies with local requirements.
. Is key interface with local stakeholders at site Supply Chain, RD&I, Local Business
. Acts as the first escalation interface to handle local supplier issues.
. Drives the local change management which regards to QDCIS projects, supports, and drives Value Engineering savings projects locally. Drives Material cost reduction initiatives locally.
. Manages country specific suppliers.
. Contributes to and leads local continuous improvement.
. Projects localization/transfer or localization in country.
. Supply management


. Bachelor Degree required (Additional degree in Materials & Purchasing Management, International trade is preferred)
. Successful, multi-year track record in Procurement and Supplier Management
. Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
. Good planning/project management skills
. Local language and good command of English
. Good negotiation skills
. Superior communication interpersonal skills
. Passion for reducing costs
. Distinctive leadership
. Comfortable with conflict
. Able to work in a dual reporting matrix
. Able to get buy-in and commitment from both internal and external stakeholders

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.

Requisition ID:35092



dual reporting matrix
Materials & Purchasing Management
communication interpersonal skills
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