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Poznań, PL

Req ID:  81304
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  ESS Procurement 1
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

LyondellBasell’s Global Procurement and Utilities group (GPU)  facilitates supply solutions globally for LyondellBasell.  GPU manage supplier relationships in order to provide value to our internal stake holders in the acquisition of materials, services, and utilities The ESS Buyer is Responsible for the purchase of commodities and services in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with approved strategy and per Delegation of Authority rules and other company policies and procedures.

Roles & Responsibilities

•    Buyer will be responsible for executing operations fulfillment needs via transactional activity in full compliance with procurement strategies, Delegation of Authority and all other relevant policies and procedures as defined by a Procurement Service Center Manager.  This will include but not limited to, understanding end user purchasing needs, the planning of purchasing and scheduling of materials, services, and supplies if applicable, tactical supplier engagement, but does not include sourcing. 
•    All transactional work to be performed with the highest efficiency and includes manual purchase order creation in SAP system
•    Understanding and ensuring Auto Purchase Order functionality is fully utilized prior to creating Manual POs
•    Establishes and utilizes a site support network (incl. Operational Buyers) for timely acquisition of site managed materials and services incl. to suppliers while achieving maximum overall cost effectiveness.  
•    Acts as a direct procurement contact including  urgent orders for internal clients located at various sites up to agreed spend level as per DOA limits
•    Buyer must  have good communication skills to establish  clear two way communication with stake holders located remotely in various NA sites  in order to fully understand their requirements and scope of work requested
•    Ensures strict adherence to Procurement strategy achieving maximum overall cost effectiveness within a country or regional basis 
•    Subject matter Expert for SAP procurement processes and systems, knowledgeable with Ariba  
•    Always strives for excellence and utmost efficiency during day to day work

Min. Qualifications

•    Bachelor's degree preferred (or recognized equivalent). 
•    2+ years related experience required with degree: 6+years' experience in lieu of degree.      
•    1-2 years of chemical /engineering /oil & gas or related industry experience is desirable but not mandatory
•    Experience using SAP ERP system for procurement processes, as well as Ariba, is preferred
•    Advanced written and spoken English communication skills
•    Good Excel skills required


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Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

We Offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to two days a week from home.

LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

Application & Contact

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If you would like to learn more, please feel free to contact Martyna Piechowiak, Talent Acquisition Specialist at 

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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

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