Do you have an academic background and ideally first experience in Procurement? Does the idea of working with a large group of diverse internal customers appeal to you? Do you have a passion for analysing data and are you able to do so in short timelines? Then our position as Buyer Energies (f/m) might be perfect for you! Based in Kaiseraugst, you will be part of the Global Purchasing Team and report to the Head of Procurement Support & Strategic Projects. Starting date as soon as possible.
Energies Buyer and Sustainability Lead (m/f)
Global Purchasing of DSM Nutritional Products manages spend of around 40% of total turnover. It has major spend categories of Chemical Raw Materials supporting Manufacturing, Animal Nutrition and Health (ANH) premix ingredients, Human Nutrition and Health (HNH) premix ingredients and Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients in addition to regions of Europe, North America, Latin America and China with professionals of different nationalities. Over the years, Global Procurement has evolved to be a truly global organisation that actively interacts with business partners and contributes to value creation. Our organisation has an established a long-term procurement strategy that focuses on market development, supplier relation management and offers career development opportunities for talents seeking Procurement as a profession.
• Analyse the global supply base (on the basis of capacity and geographical location) in support of our Regional/Global Category Managers
-Assist in the competitive bidding process, supplier management and assimilation of information on markets to formulate recommendations and risk management plans.
• Monitor price trends of given portfolios and manage price information into an established database.
• Manage the contract implementation for specific categories and ensure contract compliance
• Support supplier performance evaluation and other Category support tasks
Assist in the preparation of risk management presentations to illustrate the company’s positions and exposure to commodity markets.
Collaborate with team members to influence and manage special projects that enable Procurement Excellence practices within the department.
Support the sustainability program (TfS) by coordinating with all category managers globally as well as the Procurement Excellence function.
Manage or support numerous sustainability projects for Procurement.
• Degree educated and/or relevant diploma
• First experience in Procurement is of advantage
• Project management experience/training an advantage
•Passionate and energetic personality with a “can-do” attitude
•Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines
• Good communications skills. Strong interest in establishing a good network and business relationships. Team player with an open mindset
A willingness to learn and pursue engagement in all technical aspects of energy, emissions, sustainability, and risk management.
• Fluent in English, other languages (especially German and/or French) are a plus
This exciting position is ideally suited as a junior role with significant development potential, especially for a candidate with 2-3 years of working experience, preferably with a commercial or project management background. Experience in the Energy markets would be an advantage but not essential.
Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.
Procedure & Contact
Interested in this position? Please apply online in submitting your CV, motivation letter and a copy of your diplomas and certificates (www.dsm.com/careers), please click on the menu vacancies and enter the job ID 29079. For additional questions, please contact Garance Leroy (Garance.firstname.lastname@example.org), Recruitment Business Partner.
DSM Nutritional Products AG
Frau Garance Leroy
Recruitment Business Partner