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ESS Buyer


Poznań, PL, 60-829

Req ID:  80205
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  ESS Procurement 1
Division:  Global Business Services

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 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the fifth time in a row. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at

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


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
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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