sourcing support specialist, warszawa

warszawa, mazowieckie
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warszawa, mazowieckie
powyżej 24 miesięcy

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/324/11/2018/KB - 55157
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job description

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company, supplying market-leading brands and products to industries and consumers around the world. Our paints activities are focused on the Buildings and Infrastructure end-user segment, while our coatings protect, color and enhance everything from ships, cars, aircraft and architectural components to consumer goods (mobile devices, appliances, beverage cans, furniture), wind turbines and oil and gas facilities.

Currently we are helping AkzoNobel in creating their new structures in Warsaw. This is why we are looking for Candidates with a strong experience in sourcing.

what we offer

  • Educational sponsorship 
  • Career mobility 
  • Friendly atmosphere 
  • Professional Development 
  • CSR activities together with colleagues 
  • Diversity and team work 
  • Tools - laptops and mobile phones 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Medical Package 
  • Free bike space 
  • Free shuttle transport service

your tasks


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


  • Perform external market research and supplier pre-qualification activities
  • Provides analytics support through Spend/Process analysis
  • Provides performance management support through Supplier performance reporting (Q, D, C, I, S) and Indirect procurement impact tracking and reporting
  • 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 sourcing 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 (10-100k) spot buys with category manager guidance
  • Provides contract management support (templates and management)

what we expect

  • Degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience (Msc/Mba preferred);
  • Experience in Sourcing, including processes, ways of working, documentation and compliance requirements; 
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken; any other language is a plus. 
  • CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager)/APICS (Association for Production and Inventory Control) desirable;
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement (CI) and Lean Six Sigma 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

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