Business Project Manager

Fulltime, -

Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 4 Jul 2022

As Business Project Manager Chemicals you are responsible for the execution of Business Excellence activities within Nouryon’ s Performance Formulations (PF). Do you have experience with supporting and coaching business teams in improving their performance?  And do you have the ambition to drive change? If so, then we are looking for you!


Business Project Manager Chemicals
Fulltime, Amersfoort
Salary per month: EUR 7.500 – 9.900 before tax


Your challenge as a Business Project Manager Chemicals
In this role the key focus will be on the area of business management and business operations, but also cross functional projects are in scope. The position supports and coaches PF teams and, in some cases, other functional teams in improving their performance. 


Your responsibilities include:
•Leading complex, high-priority improvement projects, to provide the right level of leadership on critical projects and initiatives.
•Identifying improvement opportunities and facilitate and run execution of improvement within the business and adjacent functions. Moreover, you offer insights to the management on new projects opportunities.
•Giving support to Business Excellence Manager to deploy, drive, and deliver the excellence programs and initiatives within PF. You will develop and deliver training and workshops at all levels as required.
•Participating and/or organizing strategic program meetings for product/ business lines and Region to identify gaps and to strengthen the execution business excellence program.
•Promoting business excellence/ L6S to people at all levels, in all environments.


We are a global specialty chemicals leader and supply industries worldwide with essential chemicals for the manufacture of products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, as well as cleaning and personal care items. Over the course of our nearly 400 years of existence, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Nouryon operates in over 80 countries around the world.
Performance Formulations
Performance Formulations focuses on business lines based on tailored performance that require a high level of customer intimacy, such as those for personal care and agriculture, but also paint & coatings.


Have you got what it takes?
To be eligible for this challenging position, you bring at least 10 years’ continuous improvement working experience and a passion for innovation and driving change. Furthermore you have proven leadership skills and the capability to work effectively in international teams. Finally, you demonstrated high performance levels and ability to multi-task in a fast – paced environment. We consider experience in the chemicals business as a bonus.


Next to this, you:
•Have a Master’s degree related to Supply Chain, Commercial, Finance or Science. A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a plus.
•Are an experienced project manager in process industry. Moreover you have extensive knowledge and expert use in Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies.  Preferably you are certified L6S Master Black Belt.
•Own competences such as:  Outstanding analytical skills, highly developed communication and influencing skills, and an inclusive approach to building partnerships, comfortable with interactions at all levels of management. Moreover you are well-organized, positive and a driven motivator of teams. 
•Are fluent in English, both verbal and written.
•Have willingness to travel in the EMEA region (approximately 40 %).
This is our offer
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces, and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:
•A permanent contract
•A competitive salary, between EUR 90.000 and 119.000, based upon the experience you bring.
•An attractive bonus scheme.
•30 vacation days.
•An excellent pension plan.
•The option to participate in a collective health insurance.
•Training opportunities.
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.


Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Business Project Manager Chemicals?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter.  Any questions? Please contact Marco Hoet, Recruiter, 
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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