Procurement Spot Buyer

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
April 19, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05751

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Procurement Spot Buyer

Job Summary

Responsibilities:

  • Manage local purchase requisitions per defined strategies and categories

  • Review instructions on category cards

  • Verify purchase request quality and correct buying channel

  • Align with end users on missing specification

  • Clarify user requirements relating to free-text (one-time purchases)

  • Identify suppliers for specific need or categories

  • Conduct RFQ

  • Analyze results, negotiate and select supplier

  • Create contract if required and convert PR into PO

  • Support analysis requests, supplier enablement and contract administration for owned categories

  • Resolve helpdesk claims and issues

  • Escalate issues to Management

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in Procurement/Purchasing or in a similar role

  • Fluency in English is a prerequisite

  • Very good knowledge in French

  • Good communication abilities with suppliers

  • Customer service oriented

  • Confident, positive, hardworking, high motivation and ability to learn

  • Experience with working in a team

  • Good MS Office (especially MS Excel) knowledge

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.