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Tactical buying specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

  • Vestiging: Center of Recruiting Excellence
  • Regio:
    • Zeeland
  • Opleidingsniveau:
    • MBO
Vacature kenmerken
  • Vestiging: Center of Recruiting Excellence
  • Regio:
    • Zeeland
Vacature kenmerken

Over de functie

Do you have the ability to transform data into meaningful and actionable insights and are you in possession of a customer mind-set? Do you have 3 years or more working experience in a buyer function? Than Manpower is looking for you!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a tactical buying specialist in Terneuzen.

Working activities
As a tactical buying specialist you will provide procurement, business, financial, and/or systems analysis and reporting support for the BPSC Procure to Pay processes. The tactical buying specialist is accountable to deliver advanced analytics and reporting support for their assigned procurement strategy and/or category of spends.

As a tactical buying specialist you will be performing the following working activities:
- Support the analytics to support buy channel standardization, contract terms and conditions standardization, vendor and business user self-service adoption strategies, and catalogue management strategies
- Support analyses and insight to resolve level III escalations from 3rd party managed services teams
- Support robust reporting and analytics to support fact based decision making
- Support buyers and analysts to perform root cause analyses and business process improvement activities to eliminate the root cause of escalations and exceptions
- Support metrics data capture, analysis and reporting for performance scorecard, Mutual Service Agreement and Service Level Agreement Reporting Process Excellence: Assist in the development and maintenance of purchasing process standards and procedures
- Utilize the work load repository, SAP ECC and request management tools to capture work product and requests in support of robust demand management. Periodically support the review and evaluate content to drive continuous improvement activities
- Work closely with the Procurement Analyst IIIIs, Category Primaries and Strategic Sourcing to proactively identify analytics and reporting needs, assist in design and implementation of continuous improvement activities

Over het bedrijf

About the company/organization
Business Process Service Center (BPSC) is a worldwide industry key player with more than 600 employees and more than 45 nationalities. The currently is still growing as we speak. BPSC is an independent company that delivers customized services to Dow businesses and joint ventures throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. Among customized services are logistics services and administrative services such as billing and purchasing. Furthermore, BPSC consist of a great diversity of functions, as well as a variety of people.

Wat makes this job even more fun? Because Dow Chemicals and Manpower find personal development very important, you will also have the opportunity to develop yourself via our online learning platform (Studytube). Studytube allows you, without obligation and free of charge, to study and improve your skills, which keeps you future-proof for the demanding labour market of today!

The working hours for this position are in dayshift.

What do we offer you?
- A gross salary of 2.100 – 2.600 euro per month
- Reimbursement of travel expenses of 0,19 euro per km
- A fulltime job for 40 hours a week
- The opportunity for a permanent contract
- A vacancy for a longer period of time
- Studytube

Functie eisen

To qualify for this job, it is important that you meet the following requirements:
- You at least have an MBO 3 degree
- You have a minimum of 3 years working experience in analytics and reporting / in a buyer function
- You master the English language in speech and writing excellent
- You have experience in supporting procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain or logistics decision support preferred
- You have preferably experience in chemicals industry
- You have experience in working with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel
- You have preferably experience with reporting and data base tools (such as Tableau)
- You have preferably experience with SAP ECC, ARIBA, and other enterprise wide Procurement systems
- You have preferably experience with Shared Services and Service Management experience
- You have the ability to transform data into meaningful and actionable insights
- You are a collaborator with demonstrated capability to partner with other business functions and internal stakeholders
- You have a customer service mind-set
- You have strong communication skills (oral, written and listening, facilitation)
- You have experience in working with Microsoft Office Desktop applications
- You are available for a minimum of 40 hours per week
- You live up to 75 km from Terneuzen, for example in Roosendaal, Rotterdam or Goes

Starting date of the vacancy
This job starts from the first of December 2016.

Do you recognize yourself in this profile? Apply online via the “solliciteer direct” button.

The application process
- Apply online via the “solliciteer direct” button
- Fill out the questionnaire that you will receive via e-mail within a few minutes (without your answers we are not able to further process your application)
- Assessment of your application will be performed based on your CV, the questionnaire and any additional information received
- The local Manpower office will contact you for an interview by phone or a live interview at Manpower
- Possibly, a job interview will be scheduled with you and the company

Is the vacancy still online on the Manpower website? This means that the position is still available.

We are looking forward to your online application!

Tactical buying specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen