Ariba E-Sourcing Specialist

Full-time, Integrated Supply Chain

Gelderland, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 30 Sep 2019


Nouryon provides a wide range of high quality and sustainable ingredients that are integral to numerous key industrial processes worldwide. Thus, we serve high profile customers in sectors including paints, detergents, foods, plastics, cosmetics, construction, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, electronics, agro and oilfield applications. Nouryon has € 5 billion revenue, 9.500 employees, and 67 manufacturing sites.

Our Procurement function is part of Integrated Supply Chain and 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.

Within our Procurement Excellence team, we have a vacancy for an Ariba E-Sourcing Specialist.

Are you getting excited about rolling out of E-auctions and E-RFP’s in an international environment? Are you the Ariba expert who is looking for a new challenge? Someone who is seasoned in the online auction process and who wants to share knowledge with our buyers in optimizing the use of the application? Train our Procurement community all over the world in getting the most out of it? Support them with RFI’s and RFP’s? Someone with ideas to develop and implement new concepts? If so, you are the person we are looking for.

Job Requirements

To qualify for the role, you:
• Possess a bachelor or master diploma
• Have at least 3-5 years proven experience with auctions in Ariba
• Are comfortable with training buyers in auctions using Ariba, not only the system but even more to transfer the former way of working to the new one
• Are an abstract thinker with problem solving skills
• Have the ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization
• Are highly effective with stakeholder management
• Are fluent in English, both verbal and in writing. Additional languages are an asset
• Are proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
• Are willing to travel across the globe

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, 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 and employees, all over the world.

Application details
If you have questions on the role, please contact Maikel Balk, Director Procurement Excellence on +31 (0)6 1216 9462. For further information on the recruitment process, please contact Rob Sanders, Recruiter, on +31 (0)6 1105 1707.

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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30 Sep 2019
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Integrated Supply Chain
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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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