• Terneuzen_Category Procurement Specialist (Junior to Medior) –...
  • UNAVAILABLE in Terneuzen, , Netherlands
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  • 1 month ago

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Trinseo is a different kind of global materials company – at the intersection of people, technology, and customers. We are a world leader in the production of plastics and latex binders. Our culture is built on passion and innovation. A career at Trinseo presents a unique opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment. Helping customers solve their most complex material challenges is the reason we come to work each day. We are seeking innovative thinkers – ready to tackle any challenge and passionate about delivering value. As a global materials solutions provider focused on delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to our customers, we need people to feel respected and included so they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We strive to create workplaces that reflect all communities and customers we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. That's why we're fully committed to inclusion across race... gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to drive us forward every day.

Category Procurement Specialist (Junior to Medior) – Indirect Materials & Services

The Category Procurement Specialist - Indirect Materials & Services role will be a member of the Terneuzen Netherlands Indirect Procurement team, with the key responsibility to partner with regional and local stakeholders to execute category specific strategies and drive the supplier identification, negotiations and contracting necessary to meet the desired requirements at the best possible economics. Key functional areas of focus for this position include categories across Maintenance, Repair and Operations as well as Corporate Services in EMEA.

He / She will manage the relations with the assigned vendors across selected categories.

• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with functional stakeholders and jointly execute category strategies that support the needs of the function
• Participate in stakeholder engagement meetings; be responsible for collecting and sharing of market intelligence in the respective areas to proactively identify new opportunities for service improvements or cost savings
• Challenge existing concepts, specifications and cost budgets introducing new sourcing solutions, change agent at business level
• Lead the execution of spot buys / sourcing projects against identified opportunities and subsequent development for new suppliers, with a focus on C spend suppliers
• Lead negotiations and ensure cross functional support/approvals of agreed commercial terms; drive successful implementation of new agreements
• Depending on assigned portfolio, individual will manage sourcing activities for a total annual spend of ~$5-15 MM across 300+ vendors. Assigned portfolio includes local and regional responsibilities
• Contribute to strong teamwork within the global procurement team and with key stakeholders within the locations and functions supported
• Manage supplier relationships and performance of contracts or assigned categories within region where needed
• Maintain and execute the best in class procurement processes
• Execute proper contract, catalogue and supplier administration
• Follow policy requirements, utilize key procurement tools, and troubleshoot issues with our tactical procurement team.

• Minimum 1-3 years of experience in procurement (related) roles
• Ability to execute
• Experience in collaboration with internal clients and suppliers
• Demonstrated ability to manage work portfolio and own work and work under pressure with competing priorities
• Good interpersonal, teamwork and negotiation skills
• Proficient analytical skills
• Experience in an industrial, logistic, chemical business environment preferred
• MBO-4 or higher (Economics, Engineering, Business Mgt, Finance, or relevant area of study).

Diversity And Inclusion

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity
Terneuzen Netherlands


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