CAPEX Procurement Manager

Full-time, Integrated Supply Chain

South Holland, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 14 Apr 2019


Nouryon’s Procurement function is responsible for driving value from our supply base by creating the right insights into the markets we buy in and improving the performance of our suppliers on delivery, cost and sustainability. Managing risks, costs and supply reliability in logistics and raw materials along with driving down our NPR Spend are key levers in the company strategic plan. One of the teams within Procurement is the Capex team.

About the job
Our Capex team is presently looking for an experienced Capex Procurement Manager who will be working from our production site in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In this role you are responsible for the Project Procurement Strategies and securing that all CAPEX procurement deliverables and activities are delivered on time and at or below budgeted cost; and for being well informed and well aligned with the main stakeholders of projects to ensure that the final solutions balance all requirements in a good way. Key to a successful execution of the job is proven experience in medium to large size industrial procurement projects in an international environment.

Your main responsibilities
• Lead and drive all procurement activities for medium and large Capex projects
• Coaching CAPEX activities of Tactical Site Buyers where needed
• Secure early involvement of procurement and take an active role in the budgeting estimation process, risk analyses and strategy settings.
• Actively participate within project team in a constructive manner to find the best solutions
• Provide detailed knowledge of the market and supplier alternatives to the projects and provide solid recommendations.
• Propose different solutions and provide pros and cons of different alternatives.
• Lead negotiations for medium and large projects and set up project specific contracts with suppliers.
• Work with supplier and project members to secure timely delivery of agreed services or products.
• Manage the EPC(M) contractors on the procurement part where applicable

Vacancy data
Closing date
14 Apr 2019
Vacancy number
South Holland
Business unit
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
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Full time/part time
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Job Requirements

What do you bring to the table?
• Bachelor or master degree, preferably in Engineering
• Minimum 7 years procurement experience
• Experience in leading medium to large size industrial projects in an international environment
• Understanding of project phases and management
• Fluency in English, skills in other languages is a plus
• Good leadership skills and ability to build and maintain teams and networks
• Strong negotiating skills and ability to influence and engage people
• Highly effective with stakeholder management and capability to build strong relationship internally and externally
• Ability to analyze data and technical requirements and efficiently communicate and sell concepts to stakeholders
• Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

What can Nouryon offer you?
If you share our values and ambitions, we offer a fascinating international environment that rewards your skills and enthusiasm. Our employment package comprises a competitive salary in accordance with your seniority in the role, 46 vacation days and an attractive bonus scheme. Training opportunities and internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.
Application details
For further information on the recruitment process, please contact Rob Sanders, Recruiter, on +31 (0)6 1105 1707. If you have questions on the role, please contact Ron Koel, Capex Procurement Team Manager, on +31 (0)88 969 6032.
We welcome your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page.

A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.


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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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