Purchaser Raw Material | Dutch

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Logistics and Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Audrey Monje

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-25087

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Do you already have 3 to 5 years experience as a Direct Purchaser within the Chemical or Petro-Chemical industry? Do you speak Dutch ? Are you looking for an hands on organization where you can make the difference?

This role can be for you, please read below and apply if you find it suitable.


  • Source and Manage the supplier performance
  • Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers
  • Review opportunities to make business savings using negotiation
  • Purchase goods, materials, components or third-party services in line with the cost and quality needed
  • Working closely with multiple departments ( Sales, Marketing, Resource, Supply Chain.)
  • Utilize data and market analysis to provide regular cost trend and forecast.
  • Ensure continuous supply of the goods
  • Conduct annual Risk Assessments to develop business continuity plans.
  • Ensure that all contracts, price change updates, reconciliation of invoice discrepancies are in the system (SAP).
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and quality standards
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.
  • Develop creative and innovative procurement processes and develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency

What is in it for you

  • International working environment
  • Dynamic and challenging work place
  • Direct contract
  • 13th month
  • 27 holidays Days
  • Transport cost paid


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or Procurement required.
  • Purchasing qualifications such as Nevi I/II.
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in buying additive, chemical or (petrol)chemical
  • SAP knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English
  • A highly motivated and self-starting individual that is driven by results delivery in an entrepreneurial, fast-changing environment.
  • Hands on team player with high energy and successfully handle multiple tasks
  • Flexible, pro-active and positive attitude.