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Purchasing specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Vacature bij: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: MBO
Publicatiedatum: 21 februari 2020
Uren per week: 40
Salaris: Indicatie per maand
€ 2600,00 - 3400,00 per maand € 15,03 - 19,65 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0035793
Interessant voor jou
  • Reiskostenvergoeding
  • Pensioenregeling
  • Goede bereikbaarheid OV
  • Extra studie- en opleidingsbudget
  • Gratis parkeergelegenheid

Dit ga je doen

Are you experienced in the field of procurement? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or a similar field? Are you looking for a job with benefits such as travel allowance and pension accrual? Then Manpower is looking for you!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for an purchasing specialist for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.

In this role, you will be accountable for supporting all procurement activities associated with specific category of spend for the Dow Service Centre Procure to Pay organisation. You will be expected to develop a primary and secondary category specialization over time. In addition to supporting a particular category of spend, you may support a Procurement Team, the Contract Management Team, the Buy Channel Standardization team, or Special Projects. In this role, you will support the Dow Procurement organization to develop, deliver, and operationalize Strategic Sourcing strategies to support the ability of Dow to realize best value for every dollar of spend.
The following activities will be part of your daily workload:

  • Prioritizing, expediting and facilitating complex orders
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of purchasing process standards and procedures
  • Providing expertise in purchasing to resolve Level III escalations from third party managed services teams
  • Supporting managed services (Procurement and Accounts Payable) inquiries regarding complex contracts and purchase orders
  • Developing, coaching and mentoring peer buyers and analysts to perform complex buys, resolve escalations and support reporting needs
  • Capturing and reporting metrics and KPIs, delivering to committed mutual service agreement and service level agreement goals

What’s in it for you
  • Gross salary between €2.600 and €3.400 per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Pension accrual through Manpower after six months’ work
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week (32 hours is also possible in good consultation)
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at Dow Chemical
  • Possibility of a permanent contract with Dow Chemical in the long run

Hier ga je werken

About the company
The Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen, which employs more than 700 talented employees, is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. The Service Centre is not located on the Dow Chemical plant, but in the city of Terneuzen itself. Dow’s Service Centre employees represent over 50 different languages and nationalities from all across the world. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. Not only does the Service Centre support clients during their ordering processes, they also employ people who handle tax coordination and HR activities. The Terneuzen location is part of a global service network with offices in Midland (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Shanghai and Tianjin (China). In 2018, Dow was recognised as a Top Employer! The company supports local initiatives such as public events, festivals, and nature-related projects.

The Dow Service Centre consists of an energetic and multicultural team of talented individuals of all ages. They are all enthusiastic, curious, and enterprising colleagues!

Working hours
The working hours in this position are between 7:00 and 18:00 hrs.

This is Manpower
There are benefits to working through employment agency Manpower! First of all, we will contact you shortly after you apply for one of our vacancies. This means you can start your new job as soon as possible. You will also get free access to Studytube, our online training platform. Here you can develop new skills or brush up on your old ones to keep yourself in tip-top shape for tomorrow’s job market! After working via Manpower for six months, you will also start accruing pension.

Dit neem je mee

Job requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering or similar
  • At least one year of working experience as a buyer, preferably in the chemical industry
  • An excellent command of the English language (at least level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • A valid Dutch work permit or EU-citizenship
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences

Living in or near Terneuzen, Hoek, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is a bonus, but not mandatory!

The application process
  • Apply online via the “Solliciteer direct” button
  • To speed up the application process, we kindly ask you to send your CV in English
  • Fill out the questionnaire that appears after you have logged in and written down your motivation (without your answers we are not able to further process your application)
  • 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 Dow Chemical

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