NPR Procurement Lead Turkey

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Date: Nov 24, 2023

Location: Dilovasi, TR

Company: AkzoNobel

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.


We are looking for a (Senior) Buyer in AkzoNobel-Marshall located in Dilovası.

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field,

·      +3 years of experience in purchasing role preferably in an international company,

·      Professional procurement accreditation is an asset,

·      Coupa (Procurement platform) experience is an asset,

·      Project management experience,

·      Prioritizing and effective time management,

·      Excellent command of written and spoken English,

·      Self-starter, great communicator and able to influence others,

·      Sustainable in result orientation, ambassador of cultural change.

Job Description

·      Responsibility on proceeding projects up to 100k euro, for capex up to 250k euro,

·      Leading, driving the buying process for the assigned area, ensuring competitive pricing, right service, and quality level with best terms & conditions for AkzoNobel business units in Turkey,

·      Implementing global and developing regional category strategies as part of their geographic responsibility,

·      Sourcing, supporting, and facilitating the acquisition of NPR (Non Product Related - Indirect)*goods and services,

·      Supporting the attainment of NPR procurement goals, both global, regional, and local, cost avoidance, supplier consolidation, payment term improvement, catalogue buying, process improvement, sustainability, etc.,

·      Training users on the tools, policies and procedures pertaining to NPR purchase,

·      Constantly reviewing relevant NPR processes and making improvement or recommendation when required,

·      Following and enforcing policies and procedures and ensuring that all commercial contracts are executed in compliance,

·      Executing S2C (Source to Contract)process professionally, competitive bidding, negotiating, bid analysis & evaluation,

·      Interacting with multiple stakeholders within the country/cluster of countries to understand, potential challenges and business requirements to be addressed,

·      Resolving the operational issues related to P2P (Purchase to Pay)promptly,

·      Developing deep market understanding and country/region specific benchmarking for the industry through methods.

* Non Product Related – Indirect: categories like Marketing, Proffessional Services, HR, 3rd party labour, MRO, technical services, fleet leasing, admin services and supplies, investment , etc

  • Only resumes in English will be considered.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

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