Purchasing Responsible Turkey (m/f/d)

Purchasing Responsible Turkey (m/f/d)

Kurita provides technologies for water and process treatment, as well as for the paper and cellulose industry. Kurita Europe is a subsidiary of Kurita Water Industries Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1949, the Group has more than 6,600 employees worldwide, generating a turnover of 2.3 billion USD. More than 2,400 patents are proof of Kurita’s innovative approach to a resource-saving consumption of water. We are committed to highest ethical and social demands with a strong sense for fairness, transparency, integrity, safety and compatibility.

The position:

In order to stick to the strategy and guidelines of the company, we are currently looking for a Purchasing Responsible (m/f/d) who reports to the EMEA Procurement Manager, and is located in Instanbul, Turkey.

Job Description:

  • Researching potential vendors, improving purchasing power towards suppliers by bundling demands.
  • Streamlining (raw) materials, equipment and spare parts in Kurita Group.
  • Comparing and evaluating offers from suppliers.
  • Negotiating contract terms of agreement and pricing.
  • Following-up and managing import & export regulations and purchasing activities, providing guidance and advice (Customs formalities, audits, special permits, etc...).
  • Tracking orders and ensuring timely delivery.
  • Reviewing quality of purchased products.
  • Entering order details into internal data bases.
  • Maintaining updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices.
  • Preparing reports on purchases, including cost analyses.
  • Monitoring stock levels and placing orders.
  • Coordinating with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage.

Necessary Knowledge and Experience:

  • Min. 5 years of experience as Purchasing Responsible, Purchasing Specialist or similar role.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of vendor sourcing practices and supply chain procedures.

Education and certification requirements:

  • BSc in Logistics, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering or relevant field.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Good SAP knowledge is an asset.

Competencies and Skills:

  • Solid analytical skills to create financial reports and conduct costs analyses.
  • Problem-solving mindset.
  • Interpersonal skills to work with a variety of people.
  • Negotiations skills

Our Offering:

We will show you the way to make your career at Kurita. You can expect an interesting, exciting job in a great team, with room for professional and personal development. Next to the advantage of working in a growing international company, we offer an attractive income, mobile phone, laptop, private health insurance, etc...

If you are interested in this job, please apply by using our online application system.

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