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Pod Talent are currently working with a Global Chemicals Organisation in Netherlands on a EMEA Category Manager Chemicals position. With this position, you will be expected to deliver strategic solutions to consolidate supplier base and define, measure, analyse and improve supply chain processes within your allocated Chemical/Raw Material Category. This role will report to the EMEA Direct Procurement Lead.
This business is a leader in chemical manufacturing serving across 115 different countries worldwide. It is a great time to join the business as following a merger, there is big changes within the business with opportunities for candidates to be innovative and build processes from scratch.
Develop and implement category sourcing strategy and contractual framework for a cost efficient and reliable supply of the goods and services for chemicals
Establish and maintain effective strategic relationships to perform supplier relationship management including conducting regular supplier evaluations, performance benchmarking and risk management
Develop, define, implement and measure cost saving activities to reach optimum purchasing conditions
Collaboration on planning, budgeting and analysis tasks
Negotiation of contracts with global and regional suppliers and support local procurement
Establish a supplier base to ensure optimal availability of materials and services
Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Chemistry, Supply Management.
Minimum 3 working years+ exp. in Raw materials/Direct/Chemical procurement
Strong background within Chemical industry
Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial analysis
Self motivated & hard worker
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