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  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Josh Uwemedimo

  • Contact email:

    josh@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 20 3627 2420

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-18

Pod Talent are currently working with a Global Chemicals Organisation in Netherlands on a Global Senior Buyer 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 Global Procurement Director.

A very interesting business that lead industry innovation in protecting our key workers, they are looking for employees that can bring high energy and aid them in elevating their procurement professionalism. With a matrix structure in place, it is a very open culture where all of the teams work in close conjunction with one another.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Chemistry, Supply Management.

  • Minimum 5 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

  • Growth Mindset

Sound interesting? Please apply now or send CV directly to Josh@pod-talent.com

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