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Logistics Buyer

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Geplaatst op: 05 dec. 2018
Sector: privaat
Dienstverband: vast
Specialismes: Overig
Locatie: Zuid-Holland

Req Id: 68841
Posted: 11/29/2018
Supply Chain
Country/State/Location: NL, ZH, Rotterdam WHQ

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,000 employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road.

Our vision, mission, values and leadership principles drive how we behave, how we interact and how we will consistently deliver outstanding results.

For our office in Rotterdam we have an opening for an;


The Logistics Buyer procures and manages Logistics related Services for the I&D and Olefins (feedstock/ gasses) business groups within the European region. The incumbent negotiates Logistics contracts with 3rd Parties called Logistics Service Providers (LSP’s). The main job content will be primarily based on the EU barging contracts and EU vessel chartering aspects for gas related vessel shipments. The incumbent continuously reviews and challenges existing contractual arrangements via tenders and/or executes Requests for Quotations (RfQ’s), explores potential business opportunities and secures that the appointed LSP will act in compliance to our contract and safety, technical and compliance related processes, standards and local laws. The incumbent assures that the contracted LSP’s will operate performance driven on basis of a KPI matrix, which will be part of the contract agreement. The incumbent will take a leading role in ensuring that the agreed Contract and required Logistics Services, existing business processes and the operational aspects will be adequately managed against a competitive market fee and appropriate service level. The incumbent will be the back-up (and vice versa) for other Buying activities within the department meaning that the Logistics Buyers should work closely together and will be properly trained to facilitate regular hand-overs. In top, the incumbent will have to travel on a regular basis. The salary grading of the incumbent will be based on incumbent’s background, knowledge, proven experience and capabilities.


Minimum Bachelor degree in logistics or business environment, minimum 5 years working experience in the chemical industry in Logistics (preference) or in a commercial position. Knowledge of SAP and MS Office. Certificates from Dutch purchasing school, called Nevi 1 and/or 2, or having the motivation/ interest to follow this education model in near future will be a bonus.

Work Experience:

Relevant operational working experience and knowledge in Logistics like for example in a Terminal, Surveying or Marine related function, freight forwarding and/or having a commercial related background will be key.


Fluent in English. Being fluent in German, French, Italian or Spanish language will be a bonus.

What do we offer:

We offer you a varying and responsible job in an international concern that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and real opportunities for growth.

Our recruitment process:

If your application is successful, we arrange for a telephone interview to take place. If this telephone interview is successful, we will invite you for an face to face interview, in most cases there will be two rounds of these interviews. In case the location of the interviewers is different from the location you are based out of, we will arrange for a virtual interview. You will have the opportunity to ask us any further questions about the role and benefits.

Contact for more information:

Register your CV and apply online by clicking on the button below. For questions on the vacancy you can contact Michael Koops, Talent Acquisition Adviser, Telephone: +31 (0)10 713 60 57 or via

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