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Buyer II of Indirect Spend

Purpose of Job: Colorants Solutions Brazil is seeking a buyer II for its Suzano, Brazil location. This position develops opportunities for cost reduction in Indirect Spend categories – Investments & Technical Materials, Site & Maintenance Services, Corporate Services, Packaging and Energy. In addition, this position is the main procurement liaison with the BU Pigments.  Main duties include sourcing for the Pigments plants in Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, lead on projects to support BU Pigments Indirect Spend projects, process standardization and optimization, and supplier consolidation to ensure optimum quality and total ownership cost.

Main Responsabilities

Procurement and Sourcing Activities

Suport Category Managers and Procurement Managers to Implement strategic sourcing

Develops and implements sourcing strategies for the region in accordance with BU/SU targets

Analyzes & evaluates materials, considering quality, quantity, delivery date, services, performance of vendors

Manage supply risk and report potential supply problems

Manages and drives both sustainability, purchasing excellence and compliance

Monitors the supply markets and demand trends and initiates respective impact on category activities

Initiates and leads sourcing projects

Ensures regular reporting of market trends and ensure application in regional strategies

Ensures proper price projection, forecasting and market supply trends for key spend segments

Ensures alignment of regional sourcing strategies with business strategies / needs and strategy governance

Actively communicates and aligns with stakeholders including senior management

Reviews with Legal Department new or revised terms or contracts.

Initiates cross-functional teams and projects teams and participates in them

Acts as business partner, being the primary point of contact of the main BU Pigments stakeholders


Mode: Full Time
Country: Brazil