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Job title: Purchasing Manager/Senior Buyer

Contract type: Permanent

Percentage: Full time

Location: USA

Employer: Jotun

Reference: 2846979651

Closing date: 16-12-2015

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Purchasing Manager/Senior Buyer-Jotun Paints, Inc., Belle Chasse, LA

Jotun Paints, Inc. has today 104 employees, and main focus within the Marine and Protective segment. As part of our continuous growth strategy, we are seeking a self-motivated and dynamic individual to enhance the current Purchasing team and function.

The Purchasing Manager/Senior Buyer will manage and lead the Purchasing Department by taking an end to end responsibility for the operational purchasing process on site in order to ensure profitability, quality, and sustain the company’s delivery performance (OTIF). Due to the small team in local purchasing this position is operative where in addition to managerial duties, the candidate will be commercially responsible for defined spend areas as well as issue purchase orders for raw materials and indirect materials. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Dawn Adams, HR Manager, Jotun Paints, Inc., USA at or click "Apply Now".


Secure the inbound supply of raw materials, packaging materials and indirect materials operationally through agreement implementation, demand planning, ordering, expediting and follow up, goods receipt, complaints handling and payment.
Ensure commercial handling of all spend areas not subject to global category management.
Managing the department by setting goals in line with company strategy and aligned with Group Purchasing and to implement the relevant actions to achieve agreed targets.
Motivating, developing and attending to the training needs of the purchasing team as to ensure that they are equipped with the required skills to perform their functions effectively and efficiently.

Education level:
College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities:
Acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
Focuses on bottom-line results, identifies potential risks and monitors the financial impact of own activities
Provides team with a clear sense of direction, inspires and coordinates others and keeps them focused on objectives
Adheres to company rules and procedures; executes plans with commitment and determination; achieves high quality results
Uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively
Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively

4 - 6 years experience in Purchasing

We offer:
International working environment
Internal training programs
Opportunities for professional and personal development
An International corporate culture founded on our core values: Loyalty, Care, Respect, and Boldness
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Relocation support

For more information:

Contact person:

Dawn Adams Human Resource Manager, phone: +15043943538, email: Click here
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