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Regional Procurement Specialist (m/f/d)

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Datum: 7-jan-2021

Plaats: Offenbach, DE

Bedrijf: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

The Akzo Nobel Schramm Coatings GmbH is looking for a temporarily

Regional Procurement Specialist (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • Responsibility for local delivery and implementation of sourcing strategies
  • Balance regional or global sourcing strategies with local requirements
  • Key-Interface between local stakeholders at site (e.g. Supply Chain, RD&I, Local Business), sourcing community and suppliers
  • Key participant in the IBP process for the region, focused on gaps in supply and vulnerabilities & opportunities
  • Responsibility for commercial negotiations for selected materials
  • Acts as the first escalation interface to handle local supplier issues
  • Drives change management, value engineering and continuous improvement projects
  • Drives Material cost reduction initiatives locally
  • Implementation and managing of local, plant specific suppliers

Your Qualifications


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field
  • Successful, multi-year related experience in Procurement and Supplier Management
  • Good planning / project management skills
  • Analytical mind and problem solving approach
  • Solid interpersonal and influencing ability
  • Proactive, robust and pragmatic approach
  • Passion for reducing costs
  • Comfortable with conflict
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal skills in  German and English


If you are interested in this position please use the vacancy bank to send your significant job application. If there are any questions concerning this internal recruitment please don’t hesitate to contact:

Benjamin Hofacker
Talent Acquisition Partner DACH, +49 221 99 585 853


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

Requisition ID: 7182