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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Maua, BR

Company: AkzoNobel


Function: PO creator / GR processing / Vendor MD / Discrepancies processing


• Develop strong understanding of ERP systems and analytical tools that will help in producing key data/improved user experience;

• Provides analytics support through Spend/Process analysis
• Manage the collection of user requirements across all business units;
• Perform supplier selection activities in partnership with appropriate Business Unit and other procurement constituents;
• Use market knowledge and data analysis to identify savings opportunities and contribute to a future pipeline of opportunities that meet category specific targets;
• Ensure compliance with Procurement policies and best practices;
• Looking for opportunities for continuous improvement process
• Participate in professional development activities to keep abreast of current industry best practices and continuously improve professional skills and technical expertise;
• Provides tendering support to category managers (RFQ templates and release, quote receipts and comparison)
• Execute medium-value (15-100k) spot buys with category manager guidance
• If necessary executes low-value (up to 15k) spot buys
• If necessary makes GR in system on behalf of users
• Provides contract management support (templates and management)

• Build active and positive relationship with their key Procurement stakeholders;
• Support the team leads on leading the daily huddles and identifying the operational performance, risks & priorities
• Be the champion for their defined area of spend, including category and market / country, knowing the right sources of supply, the policies applicable and the compliance requirements as well as the external sources that can be contacted to meet the overall business requirement


  • Mauá


  • Degree in Finance, Economics or other course
    • Experience in Sourcing, including processes, ways of working, documentation and compliance requirements;
  • Experience in purchasing transactions and in tactical buying

    • Fluency in Spanish is mandatory, both written and spoken; Advanced English is desirable.
    • Capable of analyzing complex procurement processes and issues;
    • Experience in Continuous Improvement (CI)  is a plus;
    • Excellent communicator with different management layers in different functions (Finance, Procurement, IM) and in different parts of the company (BU, GBS and BPO);
    • Ability to apply market knowledge to sourcing projects to create extra value for stakeholders
    • Strong knowledge of procurement practices and sourcing/supply chain trends and dynamics
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and influential skills
    • Ability to analyze complex data and use this to develop sourcing opportunities
    • Ability to build relationships across the organization and all geographic regions
    • Quick learner; absorbs information and concepts quickly.