Purchasing Expert (Indirect)

Published on 02/04/2021

Mobilya Ve Sabit Eşya

General Management

İstanbul, TR-34

Job Description:

We are looking for a “Purchasing Expert (Indirect)" for one of our clients in the home appliances industry.


·Functional leadership of assigned Buyers /Strategic Buyers Preparation and organization of regular Region Purchasing Meetings Coach/supervise regional coordinators for the pooling activities (including activities with mother companies)To be escalation path towards suppliers as Regional Commodity/Category Manager (RCM) for the material group.

·Steering of the material group and market analysis & development, alignment and implementation of regional material group and supplier strategy/portfolio (incl. strategy approval process)

·Production Material: RCM drives material group strategy in R&D (PEP-) and PACT projects.

·Indirect Categories: Cross-functional collaboration

·Steering supplier management (e.g. ensures supplier technical capacities, evaluates risk & performance, triggers supplier development, supplier visits, triggers & supports supplier release, manages supplier base)

·Support of regional negotiation & awarding (e.g. ATP, Despecification, Drives Rfx, negotiation & awarding process on the project, material group, or supplier level

·RCM comprises regional mandate for assigned categories – RCM can delegate local tasks (e.g. negotiation); incl. functional leadership of local (Strategic) Buyers or other assigned counterparts (e.g. Local Strategic Buyers)

·Steering of the assigned categories based on defined KPIs to contribute to maximum purchasing success (TCO)

·Support yearly RCC audit checks for BUCAT and NAF Countries


·Bachelor’s or master degree, with a concentration in engineering, economics, supply chain

·Minimum 4 years of commodity management experience in purchasing, especially global/ regional commodity/category management or in a procurement-related area

·Working experience abroad is preferred.

·Experience in team management also in an international context

·Experience in international project management

·Marketing Category knowledge is an asset

·Excellent leadership & communication skills with the ability to work effectively at all levels

·Strong analytical skills

·Experience in workshop moderation/facilitation

·Structured way of working

·High self-motivation, strong personal initiative, and assertiveness

·Fluent English is a must, further language knowledge (esp. Arabic and Russian) is an asset.

·No restrictions to travel


Industrial sector

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Basak Akcelik, is our consultant who manages this job opportunity.

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