Procurement Officer (French Speaker)

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
June 18, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08363

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.
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The Position

Procurement Officer (French Speaker)

Job Summary

The Procurement Hub was established a year and a half ago with the aim of centralizing the procurement tasks of various European Imerys entities. Primarily focused on transforming purchase requests into purchase orders, the Hub also provides crucial support to local entities regarding their purchase-related queries. As the Hub continues to grow and take on additional tasks, we are excited to announce the need for new team members to join us.


  • 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

  • Coordinate with requestors/Purchasing team for incident resolution

  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant service related information.

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

  • Escalate requestors issues as required to Supervisor


  • 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



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