Specialist Buyer (SABIC 1406)

SABIC Petrochemicals B.V.
  • Sittard
  • Detachering
  • HBO
  • 40 uur
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Manuela Scholten senior recruitment consultant

As a Project Procurement Liaison you will reside in E&PM, the shared services organization to support the Manufacturing and Operations organization. E&PM is the engineering and project management function to lead the investment projects. A wide variety of projects will be carried out in the coming years. The main task of the E&PM Team is to “own” these engineering projects by carrying out all required Project Management and to lead the execution.

To deliver these projects successfully, effectively and efficiently, a coordinated amount of resources from outside the company is obviously needed. These resources vary from Engineering Contractors, Equipment Suppliers, suppliers of Technical Goods to Contractors, all linked to our manufacturing site to a greater or lesser extent. There is a need for strong integration of the Procurement department with the E&PM Team, an important link in this, is the "E&PM Project Procurement Liaison".

In general terms, the following purchasing components are embedded in E&PM:

•       FEED Engineering [internal/external man-hours]

•       Detailed Engineering [target sum or fixed manhours]

•       Equipment [engineered equipment, Catalog items]

•       Bulks [Inline miscellaneous, valves, instruments, piping materials, electrical equipment, etc etc]

•       Packaged units [design & built of Proprietary knowledge]

•       Contracted [engineered Workpackages]

•       Contracting [Execution, Main contracting, Claim management]

•       Contract Management




Bachelor degree or minimum education at HBO level within one of the commercial or technical disciplines, the “E&PM Project Procurement Liaison” has good understanding of industrial plant construction and site based modifications. Fluent in DUTCH and ENGLISH


•       Senior Procurement Professional

•       Senior Sourcing Specialist in Project Purchasing

•       Proven knowledge and skills in successfully organizing the procurement process within project management

•       Developing project execution strategies and clearly aligning a shared vision

•       At least 7 years of experience in a comparable, highly demanding, detail driven, fast track environment

•       Familiarity with project management techniques, approach and standards

•       Familiarity with operational expectations regarding deliveries and contracting and have the ability to integrate these into the projects when needed for optimal results.


Personal Profile

•       The drive and enthusiasm to deliver repetitive successes

•       Problem solving attitude, self-motivator

•       Good interpersonal and teambuilding skills

•       Able to work under pressure, tight schedules

•       Able to manage multiple relations within and outside the prime organization

•       Support the alliances in delivering their services

•       Able to cope with multiple parallel smaller detail driven projects

•       Excellent communicator, initiator, knowledgeable, high integrity level

•       Has the ability to influence others without exercising direct power: Likes to work with others, others like to work with you

Your drive is to deliver results through quality projects. You are strong in effectively operating in a multi-disciplinary environment where the people make the difference, and eventually deliver the successes.

Please note that this is a highly demanding yet challenging position. If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself to have the right combination of influencing skills and in-depth knowledge, then apply. 


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Manuela Scholten senior recruitment consultant


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Manuela Scholten

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