Operational Buyer

Date:  11-Sep-2021
Posting End Date: 

Amsterdam, NL, 1062 KR

Company:  ICL Europe Cooperatief U.A.

As our Operational Buyer for Mining and Capital Equipment you will actively participate in the sourcing activities with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving quality or vendor service levels. You will work closely together with the Global Sourcing Managers who are responsible for the global sourcing strategy for a specific range of equipment. Your focus will be split across long term projects such as assisting in preparing and coordinating bids, as well as operational activities such as monitoring the purchasing process and negotiate with suppliers. 
About the role

As Operational Buyer, you have a key role in our organization. You will interact with sites, suppliers and colleagues from all over the globe on a day to day basis. Additionally, you will also: 
•     Actively participate in the sourcing activities for the Mining & Equipment subcategory   
•    Issue purchase orders and call-offs;
•    Follow up on orders to ensure that items are shipped and delivered on time;
•    Address & solve issues during the sourcing process;
•    Analyze processes and share learnings within the organization;
•    Review, prepare, verify and approve financial and business transactions within established frameworks and guidelines.
Languages: Excellent command of English with a combination of Spanish strong preferred, any other language can be of an advantage.

About you:

•    You have a Bachelor or Master degree in a technical field (i.e. mechanical/electrical technician, mechanical/electrical/chemical engineering, industrial/process/manufacturing engineering, industrial project management, etc.);
•    Relevant work experience in an analytical and coordinating role, preferably within technical procurement (heavy industry); 
•    Strong Excel and SAP and/or Ariba skills; 
•    Experience with the specifics of Processing-, Technical- & Maintenance Equipment is an advantage.
Location: ICL European Headquarters, Koningin Wilhelminaplein 30, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Apply now!


Are you the technical expert with a procurement mind-set that we are looking for? Then we’d love to see your application! Click on "Apply now" button and upload your resume online. We can only accept applications through our online process that are eligible to work in The Netherlands. 

If you have any questions, please contact Magda Majljan, Talent Acquisition Specialist Europe via magda.majljan@icl-group.com 

About ICL


ICL is a global specialty minerals and chemicals company operating potash, bromine and phosphate mineral value chains in a unique, integrated business model. ICL extracts raw materials from well-positioned mineral assets and utilizes technology and industrial know-how to add value for customers in key agricultural and industrial markets worldwide. ICL employs around 12.000 people worldwide and is active in many European countries. The European Headquarters are located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


For more information, visit the company's global website www.icl-group.com or visit www.icl-group.nl to find out more about ICL’s activities in The Netherlands and Belgium.