Procurement Officer (French Speaker) Hybrid Role

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
December 19, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07767

The Company


The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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 Officer (French Speaker) Hybrid Role

Job Summary

The Procurement Hub was established a year ago in order to centralize the procurement tasks of the European Imerys entities that can be performed in distance. The main task is the transformation of purchase requests to purchase orders along with providing to the local entities support with different requests relating to the purchase orders. 

Responsibilities

  • Verify Purchase request quality and compliance towards completion, correct categorization and buying channel, match with valid attached quotations.

  • Align with requesters on missing details and completion of purchase request.

  • Convert Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Orders.

  • Resolve any PR/PO related issues or enquiries.

  • Execute PO change activity, work with the business line.

  • Support the requestor with different administrative activities.

  • Provide consistent support to requestor.

  • Initiate follow-up calls.

  • Coordinate with requestors/Purchasing team for incident resolution.

  • To answer incoming calls in the required time.

  • To provide timely, accurate and relevant service related information.

  • Solves problems largely by precedent with referral to detailed instructions/procedures.

  • Escalate requestors issues as required to Supervisor.

  • Escalate any vendor disputes.

Qualifications

  • Fluency in French and in English is a prerequisite

  • Previous experience, but not mandatory, in Procurement/Sourcing/Sales or a customer service environment.

  • Good communication abilities with suppliers, customer service oriented and analytical skills.

  • 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.