Clarify demand specification with requester and provide further advice towards existing buying channels indirect spend area.
Carry out spot buys by requesting supplier’s quotations, negotiate and prepare award decisions.
Carry out transactional ordering either based on framework agreements or spot buy activities by creating, changing and releasing SAP purchase orders.
Verify Purchase Orders towards supplier’s confirmations.
Carry out procurement Helpdesk function towards internal requesters on exceptional cases.
Monitor supplier timeliness and conduct dunning (Purchase Order follow-up).
Review and process the list of obligations (created monthly).
Handle complaints towards suppliers via SAP QM.
Track and archive all purchasing relevant documents.
Support supplier evaluation.
Initiate Master data management process (add / change supplier).
Clarification of purchase order / invoice mismatches.
Active participation in internal working groups.
Interface with strategic Procurement Category Management in order to proactively reduce Spot Buys.
Provide ideas for process improvements.
2 years of experience in operational procurement is a minimum.
Good understanding of procurement function, processes & buying channels.
Practical experience in customer / supplier negotiation process.
SAP MM knowledge (critical); SAP QM knowledge (as advantage).
Experience in supplier analysis and selection.
Understanding of Total Cost of Ownership concept (as advantage).
Proficient Knowledge of MS Office (Especially Excel, PowerPoint) (Power BI as advantage)
Well-developed soft skills : team-player spirit, communicativeness;
Willingness to handle operational procurement requests and process subsequent purchase orders using modern IT systems in a timely and highly qualitative manner.
A rewarding challenge to develop skills in the financial area.
An opportunity to be part of a team with great enthusiasm for the business and for delivering top class financial service.
Work within multicultural team, talented and highly professional colleagues, in a culture that is collaborative, respectful and committed to your professional development.
Internal and external trainings.
Career development within our organization.
Benefits such as gym membership, private health care.
Clariant is a focused and innovative specialty chemical company based near Basel, in Switzerland. Last year the company recorded CHF 4.
399 billion in sales harnessing the talents of its 17 000 employees across 50+ countries. Clariant’s portfolio is optimized for future growth, with a focus in three business areas : Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources.
We believe that our growth is all about our customers and their success. Investment in innovation capabilities and developing inspiring environments for courageous and determined minds are therefore key to reaching our goal.