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Strategic Buyer - Raw Materials

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Salary: + benefits
  • Job reference: 343523/002_1541614040
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018

Strategic Buyer - Raw Materials

A fast-growing chemical company are in the process of building and developing their procurement function due to a massive growth phase in the company. As of this growth, the company is currently looking for a Strategic Buyer - Raw Materials to strengthen their direct function.

The company revenue is over €7.7billion dollar business and is looking to build on that over the next couple of years. They also employee over 17,000 people and are one of the fastest growing chemical companies at the moment.


· Reporting to the Head of Category Management for Chemicals

· Leading and driving strategic procurement projects

· Managing a number of different chemical commodities

· Maintaining responsibility of a number of different plants across Europe.

· Responsible for maintaining/developing new relationships with key suppliers

· Negotiation of major contracts

Skills and Experience Required

· Business Proficient English and German is a must

· Chemical Background Preferred

· Experience in sourcing Ingredients or Chemicals or Raw Materials

· Strong stakeholder management experience

· European experience (in sourcing)

We are looking for someone with strong strategic capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills, a natural team player in a high performing environment.

What this Job Offers You

· Natural Progression: Global Strategic Procurement Manager

· Travel opportunities.

· Individual training for growth opportunities

· Multiple progression opportunities within the business

· Leading & Driving projects within the business

· Competitive salary

Interested? Please apply to this advert or contact me directly on +44 (0) 203 758 8962

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