Logistics Procurement Specialist

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Bohus, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 13 Dec 2021

We are now looking for a Logistics Procurement Specialist who will be based in the new Nouryon Business Center in Gothenburg. The role will be part of our dynamic EMEIA Procurement team, with colleagues in Sweden and the Netherlands, and provide many opportunities to develop your skills within a global company that is on an exciting growth path. 

As Logistics Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for the procurement of a domestic/ international logistic category. This role will also be the owner of the logistics tender tool, thereby supporting the other category specialist in the implementation, execution and analysis of their tenders. The role focuses on EMEIA and supports the logistics categories road, rail, leasing warehousing and international.  
We are looking for someone with experience from logistics procurement and tender tools, strong analytical skills, and the ambition to develop and grow within the team and Nouryon. 

Main responsibilities

  • Support development of a coherent regional logistics plan aligned with the Logistics Strategy and the individual businesses logistics requirements
  • Perform regional procurement of logistics (all aspects; specify, negotiate, contract for specific International & domestic logistics categories
  • Participate in projects on logistics procurement related topics
  • Support commercial controls to fully leverage Nouryon’s power in the market to secure maximum benefit to individual businesses
  • Lead logistics tenders and strategic sourcing activities
  • Contract development, approval & input to strategic contract review meetings
  • Lead supplier meetings
  • Contribute to modelling & simulation, footprint development, logistics mode selection to ensure cross-business synergies and benefits are captured
  • Assist in logistics procurement reporting to purchase management & business stakeholders
  • Take ownership of the Logistics tender tool and act as go-to person.
  • Support Category specialists within all phases of tender process including setting-up tender, execution of various rounds, analysis of outcome and final awarding.     
  • Develop and implement best tender practices.
  • Maintain key tender documents.  


  • At least 2 years relevant work experience in logistics/supply chain activities, including some procurement experience
  • Background in logistics operations and HSE requirements (warehousing and transportation)
  • Experience with lean management methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma
  • Experience in Sourcing and contract management 
  • Experience with tender tools 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office tools 
  • Strong analytical & interpersonal skills and ability to influence and guide others
  • Spoken and written English 

Why join us?

Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 

About Nouryon 
Nouryon is a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of more than 9,700 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands. Visit our website and follow us @Nouryon and on LinkedIn. 

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Regional Logistics Procurement Manager and based in Gothenburg. 

Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Eric Majoor, Regional Logistics Procurement Manager, +31651218090.

For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Kristina Nygren, HR Business Partner, +46709577477.

For unions related questions please contact: 
Akademikerklubben, Emma Lundin +467095775 95 
Unionen, Helene Rosenlund +4631587728  
Ledarna, Sanna Backman +46 7095771 03

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact recruiting.se@nouryon.com.
We look forward to your application! 

​​​​​​​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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13 Dec 2021
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Integrated Supply Chain
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