Posted: 27 June 2022

Sourcing Manager | Covestro Waalwijk

Location: Waalwijk , Nederland
Hours: 40

Main Responsibilities

  • Understand business needs & engage with stakeholders, acting as internal consultant to ensure that the Procurement function continues to be seen as a valuable business partner meeting their needs and supporting the company’s strategic goals and growth plans
  • Provide category intelligence, reduce supply risk, gain competitive market advantage, conduct detailed supplier and supply market analysis looking at facts and indicate market trends to make better business decisions
  • Provide accurate in-depth insights on a variety of supply market risks, as well as supplier-specific risks to align and implement mitigation measures
  • Develop and/or implement sourcing strategies and initiatives to ensure compliance with Procurement guidelines, as well as other internal/external process standards (e.g. REACH) and delivery of required business performance
  • Determine the best way to buy, prepare and lead supplier negotiations, award suppliers and conduct negotiation debriefs to ensure the best outcome
  • Manage supply agreements and contracts over the entire lifecycle and minimize exposure to contractual risks (e.g. Contract Excellence)
  • Manage supplier relationships, implement supplier management principles and improve supplier performance to sustainable business practices into supplier relationships and ensure compliance through reports, audits and improvement plans
  • Conduct regular check to ensure implementation of quality, sustainability and safety standards and corporate compliance rules

Qualification Requirements (Education & Work Experience)

  • University degree or equivalent qualifications with relevant work experience
  • Procurement experience and/or specific functional expertise


For more information, please contact recruiter Raphaël +31 6 18698563

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