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Nouryon is looking for an NPR CapEx Procurement Manager for Europe. 
Would you like to lead the development of project procurement strategy and project procurement plan in alignment with the project managers and the site asset managers? If so, then we have a challenging opportunity for you!

Location: Amersfoort/Arnhem/Herkenbosch or Deventer

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. 
We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future. We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?
About the job
The CapEx Procurement Manager develops project procurement strategies and project procurement plans in close cooperation with the project managers, the engineering contractor. 
The CapEx Procurement Manager manages suppliers contractually before, during and after the execution of a project.

In your future role as CapEx Procurement Manager you will
•    Lead and drive all procurement activities for medium and large CapEx projects throughout initiation, study phase, pre-project phase, detailed engineering and execution phase.
•    Lead the development of project procurement strategy and project procurement plan in alignment with the project managers and the site asset managers.
•    Secure early involvement of procurement and take an active role in the budgeting estimation process.
•    Actively participate within project team in a constructive manner to find the best solutions taking concepts such as Total Cost of Ownership and Landed cost into account.
•    Provide detailed knowledge of the market and supplier alternatives to the projects.
•    Manage the procurement execution against approved baseline and assure compliancy against policies and procedures.
•    Manage engineering contractor in project procurement execution.
•    Lead negotiations for medium and large projects and set up project specific contracts with suppliers including with all relevant clauses, guarantees, etc.
•    Work with supplier and project members to secure timely delivery of agreed services or products.

We believe you bring 
•    Relevant University degree or attained University level through experience.
•    Experience achieved in the area of capital purchasing or in an engineering role that closely collaborates with procurement (minimum 3 years).
•    Experience with process engineering within the chemical industry; for example, chemical engineering, project management or construction manager (minimum 3 years).

Great if you have
•    High level of ownership in every work aspect including self-development.
•    Good presentation skills.
•    Ability to work discretely with confidential information.
•    High integrity and responsible in actions.
•    Ability to handle multi-cultural and diverse environments.
•    Strong technical and managerial skills.
•    Excellent communication skills in Dutch, English and German, additional languages are an asset.

We believe you are
•    A quick learner. 
•    An excellent relationship builder at different levels.
•    Team player contributes to team’s ability to reach maximum performance. 
•    You enjoy working independently according to business processes. 
•    You share our passion for excellence and are ready to be challenged.

We offer you
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 with a probationary period of 2 months.
•     25 vacation days + 10 leave days.
•     An end-of-year bonus.
•     Excellent pension scheme.
•     Good growth and training opportunities.

Good to know
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, based in Amersfoort/Arnhem/Herkenbosch or Deventer.
The position will be reporting to the CAPEX Procurement Team Manager EMEA.

Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:

We look forward to receiving your application!


About Nouryon
We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today.

If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. 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.

 Visit our website website and follow us on LinkedIn.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Patrycja Szczawinska Corporate recruiter via

  #WeAreNouryon #Changemakers
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies.


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31 May 2024
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Integrated Supply Chain
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