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Delegated Buyer


Gainsborough, ENG, GB, DN21 1RZ

Req ID:  77061
Facility:  GAINSBOROUGH-6601
Department:  Logistics
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 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, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

Reporting to the Logistics Operations Manager, this position provides for the joint supervision of all local site supply administration and inbound supply chain activities.
Primary function is to ensure that all raw materials, goods and services are procured in a timely and cost effective manner in order to ensure continuity of production through controlled raw materials supply.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Procurement of / Call off under contract : Raw materials feedstocks, Packaging, Stationery, Office equipment, Services, consumables etc. and monitoring budgets of same.
  • Process purchase orders from requisitions generated by the SAP system for inventory and non-inventory items.
  • Assist in the production of monthly forecast updates for captive raw material requirements, 3 month rolling, and issue to central planning by given deadline and apply similar forecast process for external suppliers.
  • Maintain updated Departmental Quality Procedures in respect of raw materials procurement, receipt, issue and traceability.
  • Contract Management for site services including administrative contract support for departmental managers.
  • To liaise closely with the Central Procurement Team and implement locally European procurement directives.
  • Day to day liaison with local plant Production Planners, Maintenance Management and Goods Inwards Team Supervisor.
  • Key provider and user of essential business information (i.e., raw material prices, costings, payment terms, contracts and forecasting).

Min. Qualifications

  • Educated to High School standard.
  • Minimum three years’ experience within a Materials Management, Goods and services supply administration environment.


  • Good communication skills.
  • Good administrative skills
  • Computer literate, SAP R3 and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Good numeracy
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a busy environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • High aptitude for attention to detail


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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