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Poznań, PL, 60-829

Req ID:  77111
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  ESS Procurement
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 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the fourth 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

Section Title: Roles & ResponsibilitiesRoles & Responsibilities

•    Understands GoalZero principals and implements those principals in everyday life.
•    In this role, the Expeditor will monitor progress to ensure that the material and equipment ordered is delivered on time. Takes appropriate and necessary action in the event of slippage. Liaises closely with other expediters, contractor coordinator and other personnel as necessary to ensure the most cost-effective use of their time. Acts as client’s representative on all aspects of purchase order expediting. 
•    Deliver expediting support in a safe, timely and cost effective manner, in line with contractual requirements as per agreed client processes. 
•    Monitor all purchase orders to ensure contractual delivery dates are maintained. 
•    Exercise independent judgment in performing assigned tasks; ensure relevant information is communicated to internal stake-holders (Engineering, Material Control, Planning and Procurement). 
•    Obtain weekly and/or bi-weekly progress reports on material/equipment packages. 
•    Participate in meetings and teleconferences to review status of critical Purchase Orders. 
•    Expedite requisite documents from material/equipment suppliers in support of engineering progress and release of holdbacks to facilitate purchase order closeout. 
•    Interface between engineering, construction, procurement, suppliers and clients for all issues related to equipment, materials and document delivery status. 
•    Ensure all applicable client processes and management systems are adhered to. 
•    Track and report material delivery status as required. 
•    Balance and prioritize multiple requests simultaneously. 
•    Demonstrate out-of the-box solutions for material challenges. 
•    Support achievement of capital plan and help meet in-service dates. 
•    Willingness to work as necessary to accomplish tight time-table deliverables. 
•    Serve as cross-functional interface between teams to bridge and solve conflicts to deliver timely solutions 
•    Expeditor 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

•    Technical Diploma, Business/Commerce Degree, or an Engineering Degree preferred, but not required. Concentration or specialization in supply chain management a plus.
•    APICS and/or ISM (NAPM) certification preferred.      
•    Minimum of 10+ years of professional expediting experience 
•    Approachable, good communicator, team player, able to effectively interface with key client stakeholders including engineering, procurement, quality, logistics, as well as supplier personnel
•    Experience using SAP ERP system for procurement processes, as well as Ariba, is preferred
•    Advanced written and spoken English communication skills
•    Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel
•    The above major outgoing responsibilities describe only the essential job functions and are not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities


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