BASF Buyer (m/f) in Berlin, Germany

ComanyDescriptionIn our Berlin office, you will be given the opportunity to shape your own personal development, while making a profound impact on our European services. Receiving on-the-job training through our "Buddy System", you will be able to benefit from flexible working hours. As part of our dynamic team, you have the chance to engage and experience diversity & inclusion on a daily basis as well as contribute your ideas to the worldwide BASF network.DepartmentDescriptionLocated in the heart of Berlin, BASF Services Europe brings together an international team of around 1,200 colleagues, with over 50 different nationalities, working in our Finance, Controlling, HR departments and Procurement. The performance and expertise of over 200 of our BASF companies in the whole of Europe are collected together in our BASF Shared Service Center.

Learn more about BASF Services Europe GmbH at (m/f)RequirementDescription

  • You are educated to degree level in either Chemistry, Business or Engineering Sciences and have been able to accumulate several years of professional experience in purchasing.

  • Besides good project management and IT knowledge, you are a strong user of MS Office.

  • In negotiations, you are confident and assertive in order to ensure effective communication of the customer's needs.

  • Your strong communication skills in both German and English, as well as your high team orientation, complete your skill set.

TaskDescriptionAs a Buyer, you will maintain your country's procurement portfolio according to regional regulations and guidelines.

  • You will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of procurement concepts, as well as the implementation of regional strategies.

  • Through negotiations with internal business partners and suppliers, you will ensure reliable sources of supply and generate competitive advantages.

  • You will also be responsible for achieving agreed objectives, reporting, pricing and procurement forecasts and risk management, as well as keeping up to date with market information.

  • Furthermore, you will also participate in projects.

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