BASF Local Procurement Representative in Pontecchio Marconi, Italy

Job Field : Procurement

Location : Pontecchio Marconi,ITA

Company : BASF Italia S.p.A.

Job ID : EN57423994ONLE1

BASF Italia S.p.A. is the main BASF Group company in Italy. Its products are used in many sectors such as construction, agriculture, packaging, Plastics and automotive industries. Solutions and people of BASF Italia contribute to the success of hundreds of customers who need to face and win emerging global challenges: environmental protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility.

What you can expect

As a Local Procurement Representative, you will report to the Procurement Hub South-West Italy.

  • For local categories, you will provide strategy development, select preferred buying channels and define content of buying guide.

  • You will be responsible for negotiation & contract award: determine optimal negotiation/award alternative, award goods/Services package to suppliers, if RfX result within defined boundaries and targets, otherwise seek approval from Local Category Manager.

  • You will provide knowledge of the local market analysis to European/Global Categories, as well as cultural and linguistic support, compliance with local regulations.

  • You will be the primary contact for internal Business Partners at assigned sites, and you will act as escalation point for plants and Shared Service Center in expediting issues.

  • You understand their needs, follow their projects and coordinate projects investments in agreement with global and regional buyers.

What we expect

  • The successful candidate should be educated to degree level, preferably in an engineering, or science-based subject.

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years' experience in purchasing within an international environment and a chemical specialty business.

  • Candidates should be self-motivated and conscientious individuals, and have first class negotiation, decision making and communication skills.

  • The ideal candidate speaks Fluent Italian and English.

  • Some foreign travel is expected.

  • The position can be based either in Pontecchio Marconi (BO) or in Cesano Maderno (MB).

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.