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Assistant Manager/Manager, Local Procurement Representative


Job Field: Procurement
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_24955

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We have over 110,000 employees connecting around the world. For you, this means an almost unlimited range of job opportunities, career development and lots of potential to continue learning . At BASF we believe strongly in the power of connected minds.


BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With major investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing, BASF is one of the largest foreign investors in the Chinese chemical industry, and maintains the BASF Asia Pacific Innovation Campus in Shanghai as a research and development hub for the Asia Pacific region. Objectives The Local Procurement Representative (LPR) is located within BASF Procurement - China Hub, and is responsible for site account management for all procurement activities coordination among sites and other team within procurement organization, developing strong working relationships with key internal stake holders to support business growth, mitigate risks, and reduce expenses. Main Tasks

  • Internal business partner management (iBPRM) with sites: Manage regular site service dialogs and drive site activity plans; represents Procurement to site and reviews performance with site management. Support coordination of emergencies at sites and act as contact for local compliance topics. General knowledge in all procurement classes and In-depth knowledge of site-related topics. Contact for Procurement organization for site-specific topics and drives site-specific measures and projects.
  • Field support for all category types, collaboration with global / regional teams on a more project based approach on: Local supplier identification; Supplier management and development; Consolidation of demand information; Language and cultural support; Supports category teams in a project based way and with pre-aligned capacity.
  • New investment project support: Work close with project team to providing professional expertise, including market information, pre-costing and supplier recommendation to support new investment needs.
  • In case of small capex projects, LPR takes over the project management from procurement perspective.
  • EHS and Responsible Care: To implement the company's EHS standard and Responsible Care scheme during day-to-day work with external service providers.


  • Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related major.
  • At least 5 years’ procurement related working experience.
  • Working at the business organization at a MNC for chemical industry is preferred.
  • Good communication skills in English and Chinese.

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