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At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers in this global pandemic.

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Get to know our Purposeand make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.

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Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results.


The incumbent will be part of the Corporate Direct Procurement team supporting the Adhesives & Fluids, Multibase and Tedlar businesses. The job should be focused on the supply management of raw materials and contract manufacturers; development of strategic sourcing plans to improve competitive position and to achieve Business goals; collaboration with business stakeholders in the establishment and execution of sourcing strategies; continuous improvement in the commercial relationship with suppliers.

Responsibilities Description

Your key responsibilities will be/what you’ll do
  • Work with businesses and other supporting functions to fully understand business needs and search/develop/select reliable suppliers to deliver (with high reliability) quality products at lowest possible cost to DuPont. This includes not only cost reduction and supply reliability improvement, but also Business growth and innovation projects.
  • The position requires the capability to analyze, understand and interpret market dynamics and drivers, supplier capability and constraints, quantity leverage, regional regulations, and best sourcing practices to develop and implement supply strategies to achieve long term competitive advantages for the business.
  • Effectively utilize Global Procurement processes, procedures and tools to achieve Procurement functional goals and corporate governance requirements, whilst delivering business needs. Have a disciplined approach to ensure system data remains accurate, up to date, and consistent.
  • Develop, negotiate, implement and manage Supply Agreements through understanding
  • Implications of contract language
  • DuPont demand forecast and critical growth objectives
  • Quality, responsible care, regulatory and supply chain requirements
  • Industry supply/demand dynamics and applying to sourcing strategies
  • DuPont and general market price history and drivers
  • Manage supplier performance. Work with Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, and other functions to ensure suppliers deliver high performance levels at or exceeding expectations. Develop Supplier Relationship Management to instill continuous improvement approach, maximize value generation, and minimize supply risk.
  • Lead the execution of the Raw Material Price Impact forecast process for Corporate globally. This includes, coordinating inputs across the Buyer team, ensuring completeness and accuracy of data, interfacing with GEP, and providing data output and supporting narrative to Business and Finance teams.
Job Qualifications

  • A university degree (technical based preferred but not essential) is required with at least 3 years of sourcing, manufacturing, operations or business experience with progressive increases in responsibility and contribution.
  • Proficiency in English language is a must. Ability to communicate in German language is desirable.
  • Periodic domestic and international travel may be required.
Technical skills
  • High ethical standards.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Good communication and smooth relationship skills (internal clients, external suppliers).
  • High degree of competency in data and value analysis, combined with excellent IT skills. MS-Excel knowledge of Macros is highly appreciated.
  • Good understanding of Legal (as relates to contracts) and Finance fundamentals .
  • High level of understanding of Supply Chain fundamentals and the integration with Sourcing.
  • Good understanding of Regulatory requirements.
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