Raw Materials Operational Buyer (English & Dutch speaking)

Posting End Date: 

Amsterdam, NL, 1062 KR

Company:  ICL Europe Cooperatief U.A.

As Operational Buyer, you have a key role in our organization. We are searching for a Dutch and English speaking Operational Buyer who will support our GPO Raw Materials team. In this role, you will have a chance to be a part of a multinational & multi-cultural team which manages procurement for multiple Raw Materials sites across globe and likewise, actively participates in the sourcing activities with the continuous goal of achieving cost reductions. Using your strong accuracy skills and attention to detail, you will strive to maintain and improve quality or vendor service levels.

 Tasks and responsibilities:


•    Actively participate in the Procurement process with the goal of achieving efficiency gains;
•    In charge of the operational part of the sourcing process;
•    Issue purchase orders/call-offs;
•    Follow up on orders to ensure that items are shipped and delivered on time;
•    Address & solve issues during the sourcing process; Including close cooperation with logistics and production personnel in the relevant sites. 
•    Analyze processes and share learnings within the organization;
•    Taking part in Negotiate with local / Global suppliers of Raw materials category with focus on the Organic side.  
•    Assist the Global Sourcing Managers in preparing and coordinating bids, provide them with relevant information;
•    Review, prepare, verify and/or approve financial and business transactions within established frameworks and guidelines.


Your profile:


•    At least 3 years of relevant work experience in an analytical and coordinating role, preferably within Raw material procurement (Chemical industry); 
•    Strong Excel and SAP skills;
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
•    Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
•    Result driven personality and able to work autonomously;
•    Strong business orientation and understanding of business processes. 


Languages: Excellent command of English, Dutch and German is required. 

Location: ICL European Headquarters. Koningin Wilhelminaplein 30, 1062 KR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


More information: 
We kindly request applicants to apply if you are in possession of a valid work permit for The Netherlands.For more information about this position you can contact Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Specialist) via TA_amsterdam@icl-group.com