Regional category buyer at BASF Antwerpen N.V.


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.

BASF Antwerpen NV is the second largest production site of BASF worldwide and the largest chemical company in Belgium. Our 3000 colleagues ensure the management of production, logistics, technical, lab and energy as well as a great number of services such as safety, environment, finances and communication. We are offering a wide range of career opportunities both in Belgium and internationally.

What you can expect
o As Regional Category Buyer you become part of an enthusiastic team that covers the procurement of technical services.
o You contribute to the procurement strategy for Construction & Maintenance Services and implement and monitor it in your area of responsibility.
o You prepare and execute Local orEuropean inquiries, negotiate with suppliers and award and implement the respective contracts. Claim management is also part of your responsibilities.
o You have a professional and goal-oriented attitude towards internal stakeholders and suppliers.
o You are responsible for supplier relationship management, supplier development, development of the supplier base and will contribute to risk management concepts.

What we expect
o Minimum 3 years of relevant experience (procurement, engineering).
o Master degree in business administration, commercial engineering or engineering sciences.
o You have a strong affinity with procurement.
o You are analytical, have a strategic mindset, have a commercial approach, like to build and maintain a professional network and you possess strong communication skills (English and Dutch, German preferred).

We offer
We offer a multi-faceted challenge with responsibilities in a successful and dynamic high technology company that highly values lifelong learning and development. BASF offers a competitive compensation including attractive benefits.

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