Progressive Recruitment

Road Bulk Buyer EMEA (PR-33896865)

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: Package benefits
Sectors: Supply Chain
Job Type: Contract
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For one of our clients active in the chemistry sector we are looking for a Road Bulk Buyer EMEA. That person will perform and support assignment related to the strategic Procurement. The major activities include the sourcing, selection, negotiation, contracting and managing the portfolio of the group.

Your responsibilities :

  • Determine the appropriate level of cost and service to our internal customers. Seek input and feedback from the businesses, logistics operations, supply chain, Inland Logistics Manager, and suppliers. Communicate and elevate any major issue to the appropriate party or parties.
  • Develops and maintains the category strategies for all the related logistics categories under his/her responsibilities
  • Follows the established category strategies for the logistics categories under his/her responsibility
  • Prepares bid events, either manual or electronic, as required
  • Negotiates, develops and manages contracts with logistics suppliers
  • Maintains the relationship with the established logistics suppliers
  • Collect, analyze and assure quality of the data to support Procurement activities
  • Proactively identifies and collaboratively works with the business' to achieve value creation opportunities
  • Develops and maintains Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure service levels of his/her logistics suppliers
  • Ensures that the group's Procurement Process is followed

Your profile :

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Business, or related field.
  • 5+ years of practical experience in Procurement logistics and/or transportation operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Good negotiating and proven analytical skills
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Clear understanding of logistics terms and concepts
  • Experience in the use of procurement tools (e-sourcing, contract management, etc.)
  • General computer and systems knowledge (Excel, Word, Access, among others); SAP and TMS (Transportation Management System)
  • Must be fluent in English. French, Dutch, German, Italian are a nice-to-have

Interested?

Are you a Transport Buyer EMEA, with experience, interested in this job offer? Apply now and send your CV to Noemi Patiño via the application link.

If you have any questions or would like more information about this position, please contact me on 0032 2 203 99 00

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