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Buyer with Dutch (m/f)


Job Field: Procurement
Location: Berlin, DE
Company: BASF Services Europe GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56065809_ONLE_5

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Located in the heart of Berlin, BASF Services Europe brings together an international team of around 1,300 colleagues, with over 50 different nationalities, working in our Finance, Controlling, HR and Procurement departments. The performance and expertise of over 200 of our BASF companies in the whole of Europe are collected together in our BASF Shared Service Centre.
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What you can expect

As Buyer in the procurement services department, you will maintain your procurement portfolio according to the relevant regulations and guidelines.

  • You will be in charge of the execution of the Source-to-Contract (S2C) activities e.g. Request for Quotation (RFQ) handling for the categories in your responsibility following BASF guidelines.
  • For high value transactions, you will conduct RFQs in close collaboration with the relevant responsible buyer. This will also include the organization and management of e-auctions.
  • Furthermore, you will have the full S2C responsibilities for certain selected categories, including supplier management.
  • You will support the implementation of and adherence to the globally defined S2C process, which you will optimize continuously in close cooperation with the global procurement support team afterwards.
  • Additionally, you will be a key contact to different stakeholders (e.g. category buyers, requesters and suppliers) for the S2C transactions in your responsibility.

What we expect

  • You are educated to degree level in either business or engineering sciences and have been able to accumulate several years of professional experience in purchasing.
  • As well as having project management skills, you are a strong user of MS Office. Procurement sourcing tools experience is beneficial.
  • In contact with suppliers, you are confident and assertive in order to ensure you communicate the customer's needs effectively, to achieve the best result for BASF.
  • Your strong communication skills in Dutch and either German or English, your high team orientation, as well as your excellent customer focus, round off your profile.
  • Temporary mobility is required for training purposes.
  • Please apply with a full set of documents (cover letter including notice period and salary expectation, CV, university degree and job references).

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
In our Berlin office, you will be given the opportunity to shape your own personal development, while making a profound impact on our European services. Receiving on-the-job training through our "Buddy System", you will be able to benefit from flexible working hours. As part of our dynamic team, you have the chance to engage and experience diversity & inclusion on a daily basis as well as contribute your ideas to the worldwide BASF network. Please state your availability and salary expectations in your application documents.

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