Category Buyer: Fibers and Base Chemicals (1400)

  • Ort:
  • Aufteilung:
    N/A or Function
  • Abteilung:
    Purchasing & Procurement
  • Voll- / Teilzeit:
    Full Time
  • Abschlussdatum:
    30 Juni 2024
Category Buyer: Fibers and Base Chemicals

The Mitsubishi Chemical Group is a specialty materials provider with an unwavering commitment to forging innovative solutions. We possess extensive expertise and leadership in material science within the core market segments of Mobility, Digital, Food and Healthcare. By providing advanced chemistry-based solutions our 70,000 employees enable industry transformation, develop technological advancements, and create more fruitful lives for the global population. Delivering on the core elements of our slogan - “Science. Value. Life.”

In our Advanced Materials division, we are a globally leading manufacturer of high-quality thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. Our engineering plastics and composites are superior to metals and other materials in terms of their performance profile and are used in a variety of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry.


About the role?

As the EMEA Category Buyer you define and own the category strategies for certain fibers and other base chemicals. You align and collaborate with the appropriate sites across Europe and other members of the Mitsubishi Chemical Europe Group.

Your main responsibilities will be:  

  • Contract Management, ensure transparency of all contracts, reviewing terms and validity frequently;
  • The tactical steps for your categories and balance the supply base between economy of scale and supply risk mitigation;
  • Help the EMEA purchasing team to reduce transactional work with supporting various digitalization projects;
  • Analyze the spend profile on quality, cost and delivery and ensure high data integrity in all MCAM purchasing systems;
  • As part of several Business Line teams you will consult cross-functional teams on availability and pricing of certain products.

Your profile?

  • A couple of years of relevant experience in purchasing in an international environment, preferably in the automotive, electronics or chemical sector;
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office, spend analytics tools, e-sourcing platforms, experience in project management and presentation;
  • Proficient in English, preferably fluent in German or Dutch (depending on the production site);
  • Managing larger organization in this role, negotiating contracts, terms and conditions;
  • High degree of commitment, flexibility, team - and services readiness;
  • Ability and experience to work in a fast changing European / global / multi-cultural environment and matrix type organization and open for occasional business travels. You will mostly work for one of our European production sites (e.g. Tielt, Heinsberg, Vreden).


Our corporate culture is based on the values of integrity, respect, bravery, collaboration, and persistence, we call it "Our Way". With our approach, together we can shape a more sustainable, progressive and brighter version of the world.

We offer you a secure job position in a pleasant and collegial environment, offering engaging and responsible tasks within an international setting.

Flat hierarchies and mutual respect are second nature. Moreover, you'll enjoy an appealing compensation package and a company car, and comprehensive social benefits, including bonuses, a company pension plan, health offerings, employee discounts, Job bicycle leasing and some more.

We believe in the power of people with diverse values, viewpoints, and expertise. Our aim is the wellbeing of people and the planet – a concept we call KAITEKI.  We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment.

Are you curious about this position? Become part of the team and contribute with your talents. Send us your application via the Application Portal.

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