Senior Buyer - Contract Services
Netherlands - Rotterdam
11 dagen geleden

Job Description :

Senior Buyer Service Contracts

Huntsman is a world leading chemical company. We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates.

For our large production facility in the Rotterdam- Botlek area, we are looking for a Senior Buyer to reinforce our Purchasing team.

As Senior Buyer Service Contracts, you will implement purchasing strategies and drive value through end-to-end procurement tactics.

Working with other Senior Buyers within a large purchasing team, you will develop, implement and deliver purchasing strategies across a variety of indirect spend categories, liaising with local site representatives and suppliers to deliver sustainable cost savings and change management through a combination of strategic and hands-

on procurement within a technical and commercial environment.

What we offer :

  • International working environment with a large & dynamic purchasing team (50 persons)
  • Opportunity to develop and grow within the organisation and discover different areas of purchasing;
  • An extensive training program (e.g. language courses, purchasing-, project management- and legal trainings, etc.);
  • A supporting management team which gives the freedom to work independently and recognize your talent and ideas;
  • Key responsibilities :

  • Ensure that all work undertaken is carried out in full compliance with Huntsman’s EHS (Environment, health and safety) procedures and policies and to strive for continuous improvement in safety performance,
  • Maintain strong relationships with the internal stakeholders and find purchasing solutions that meets business and commercial requirements;
  • Define and implement best practices for end-to-end management of sourcing, negotiate best terms and conditions, financial analysis, contracting and vendor management;
  • Establish, develop and influence purchasing processes and communicate the changes within the organization;
  • Support the purchasing operations team.
  • Requirements :

  • Degree in Economics / Business or engineering background with commercial affinity
  • At least 2 years of experience in one of the following environments : Purchasing, Sales, Customer Service, Communication,..
  • Ideally you have experience in Purchasing, Commercial negotiations. A knowledge of legal aspects of contracts is a plus
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills. Be able to interact with various teams & departments at different levels and build relationships with external partners.
  • Team oriented, open minded, dynamic and positive attitude
  • Proactive, Independent & results oriented.
  • Willingness to travel (mainly Everberg- Belgium- European HQ)
  • Fluent in Dutch and English both written and verbal is essential, knowledge of another EAME language is an advantage.
  • If you are interested in this career opportunity and would like to shape our and your future, we are looking forward to receiving your application.

    Please submit your resume through our Huntsman career web page .

    About Huntsman :

    Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2016 revenues of approximately $10 billion.

    Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets.

    We operate more than 75 manufacturing and R&D facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our 4 distinct business divisions.

    For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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