NPR Tactical Site Buyer to Nouryon Stockvik

Full-time, Integrated Supply Chain

Västernorrland, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 11 Aug 2019


We have an immediate opening for an NPR Tactical Site Buyer in Stockvik, Sundsvall.
In this role you are responsible for deliveries of material and services to the sites, offices and labs within the regions, in accordance with supplier agreements. In alignment with regional category managers, you manage local site negotiations and contracts, securing supply and optimized total cost of ownership solutions. As tactical site buyer you will also work closely with local and regional stakeholders and act as a strong link between the sites and the category managers to identify needs and opportunities to reduce cost and improve procurement processes at the sites.
This is a temporary contract for 6 months.

Main responsibilities

  • Secure deliveries of service and products to all local sites in region in accordance with signed contracts
  • Be the first escalation point of contact for operational issues for sites (late deliveries, quality issues, inadequate performance etc.)
  • Drive efficiency and actively seek to optimize the procurement processes in accordance with the source processes
  • Manage supplier risk by proactively monitoring changes within the supplier base or at the sites
  • Support with RFQs for purchase orders for the sites in the region with assigned suppliers
  • Support the procurement admin team to resolve issues with invoices, incorrect pricing or other contractual discrepancies 
  • Contribute in the development of sourcing strategies and the deployment of those at the sites
  • Support category manager with project, contracts and supplier implementations
  • Lead and manage local negotiations in alignment with category managers

Job Requirements

  • BSc Degree or equivalent business experience
  • Preferably 3-5 years experience of working on an international procurement organization
  • Good negotiating skills and ability to engage and collaborate across sites
  • Capable of working in a cross-functional and in a complex environment with different businesses and stakeholders
  • Technical understanding within the relevant fields and ability to assess critical requirements related to different sourcing scenarios
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to prioritize between different tasks and keep deadlines
  • Full proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Fluent in English, additional languages are an asset

Why join us?

Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information

This is a 6 months temporary contract on a full-time basis, reporting to the NPR Procurement Site Manager and based in Stockvik, Sundsvall.
Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.
For additional information about the vacancy please contact Johan Lindberg, NPR Procurement Site Manager, +46 730 841 453.
For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Kristina Nygren, HR Business Partner, +46 709 577 477.

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact:

We look forward to your application!


More about the business

Nouryon has about 10,000 employees and operate in over 80 countries around the world. Over the course of our nearly 400-year journey to become a global specialty chemicals leader, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Our products play an essential role in everyday life for people around the globe.
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We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.


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11 Aug 2019
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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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