For a large multinational chemical production company I am looking for a Procurement Packaging Engineer. If you are an energetic, intelligent, innovative individual who can work independently and in team perspective with over 4 years of procurement experience and an engineering background, don't hesitate and apply now!
We have been engaged by the largest specialty chemical producers in the automotive and building sectors. The procurement department is a very dynamic group of professionals looking to add a key piece to their team.
The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Develop and implement added-value packaging in close cooperation with Target markets, Corporate Operations (factories), laying out of/for Corporate Team and local Companies.
- Coordinate packaging projects with internal and external suppliers through the full process: definition of packaging needs - defining and analyzing options - performing packaging trials - packaging approval by Corporate Packaging Manager and BUs (-> packaging specification) - implementation of packaging - follow-up). Pricing to be organized through Purchasing.
- Follow, analyze and translate packaging trends into packaging innovations (such as interactive/communicative packaging).
- Technical guidance, support and improvement of existing packaging of Corporate products: upgrading packaging or solving any upcoming packaging problems.
- Create synergies / cost savings in order to improve product margins for Corporate BUs in cooperation with Corporate Packaging Material Purchasing through standardising
The succesful candidate will have:
- A minimum of 4 years of procurement experience
- Mechanical or chemical engineering background
- A valid EU working permit
- Experience in a multinational working environment
- Previous regional procurement scope
- Packaging or commodity procurement experience
- Fluency in English is a must, other languages are beneficial
- A competitive salary package
- Role in which you have a lot of freedom and decision making power
- International working environment
- Opportunity to travel and develop yourself internationally professionally
€ 65.000,00 - € 85.000,00 /jaar