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Category Buyer – Indirect Materials

Job Description

Antal International è una multinazionale dell’headhunting con più di 130 uffici in 35 paesi.

Operations Division è un team specializzato in profili con background ingegneristico in ambito produzione, SCM, Research and Development, costruzioni, qualità, design e tecnico-commerciale.



Multinational chemical company



Category Buyer – Indirect Materials - TORINO



The Category Buyer is supporting the execution of complex sourcing projects on a regional level. He/she reports and/or interacts actively with his/her Regional category Managers to ensure that the sourcing is in line with the set sourcing strategy. He/She supports the negotiation of regional agreements and make sure the agreement is put on paper, approved in accordance with the applicable LOA and signed in accordance with the applicable POA.

The Category Buyer is responsible for the supplier management of suppliers under his control. He/She makes sure savings are reported in line with the applicable procedures.

Key Accountabilities

Category Buyer

The Incumbent has an extensive experience in Procurement and he/she is able to manage European project in cooperation with the Regional Category Managers on few specific categories;

He/She is able to train and guide other CTB.

The Category Buyers are involved in the Regional sphere activities.

  • Responsible to coordinate with Legal Department and Commodity Manager Contract development and reviews
  • Responsible to maintain all the departments with up to date information on purchase order status, dates and closure
  • Complies with all company policies, procedures and safety standards
  • Motivates and influences others, promoting self-learning and continuous improvement
  • Well organized to manage multiple competing priorities in parallel.
  • Responsive and responsible to deliver on commitments.


Key Challenges:

  • The balance between stakeholder demands and procurement processes.
  • Stakeholder management
  • Deliver savings according to target


Communication and Working Relationship (Internal/External):

  •  Establish a  good working relationship with key stakeholder
  • Being able to communicate in a professional way with suppliers and other parties


Qualifications & Education:

  • Bachelor degree in business administration, economics, engineering or related area
  • A good command of English is mandatory, any other language is considered as an advantage.


  • Team player
  • Consultancy skills
  • Communication skills
  • Being able to work in a structured and disciplined way

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