Regional Procurement Director EMEA
Bitterfeld-Wolfen, DE
vor 3 Tg.
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  • from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines.

    We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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    Position overview

    We are looking for a Regional Procurement Director to lead our regional procurement organization with deliverables articulated around cost leadership, working capital optimization, and continuity of supply, driving such procurement excellence in a sustainable approach, while embracing new technologies, in the context of a global market.

    If you have a strong negotiation and contracting skills, as well as influencing and conflict resolution skills, then we are waiting for your application!


    The regional procurement director will :

  • Set and drive alignment on a regional procurement strategy in line with corporate and global procurement strategies.
  • Set and drive implementation and achievement on the regional procurement targets which will include : managing supply risks to ensure undisruptive productions across all sites supplied;
  • set and align on procurement savings targets with all stakeholders and drive delivery; working capital targets including payment terms optimization and VMI implementation;
  • challenging and optimize sourcing strategies for key spend categories;
  • Drive collaborative leadership to facilitate best practices sharing across regions, agility and change management on new sourcing options, open dialogues with all stakeholders.
  • Drive Excellence in procurement in the region, and contribute to corporate agendas on Sustainability and Digitalization in collaboration with the Procurement Excellence Director.
  • Develop the organizational capability of the regional procurement team through talent recruitment, training, and coaching.
  • Required skills and experience

  • Eight (8) years of procurement management experience in a global company in the chemicals industry, coatings experience a plus.
  • Procurement experience can be partially compensated by equivalent business or commercial management experiences.

  • Solid understanding of the petrochemicals feedstocks and raw materials markets, including supply demand balances and supplier cost drivers.
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial contracting experiences.
  • Highly effective communicator, with strong influencing and conflict resolution skills.
  • Dynamic and inspiring people leader, who can lead virtual teams.
  • Strong analytical skills including excel sheet and pivot table proficiency. SAP experiences required.
  • Fluent in English (Additional languages are a plus).
  • Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally 50% of the time.
  • Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in chemical engineering or Ph. D in Chemistry.
  • Master’s degree in economics, engineering or MBA.
  • We offer

    We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions.

    On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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