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Senior Procurement Manager (m/f/d)


Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  83913
Facility:  Wesseling-501
Department:  Global Raw Material & Ind. Gases
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu

Are you result oriented and willing to challenge the status quo? Welcome to LyondellBasell!


For our german site in Wesseling near Cologne  we are looking for 


Senior Procurement Manager (m/f/d)



Responsibilities & Accountabilities


  • Key interface with technical and project teams to represent Procurement as the subject matter expert
  • Can manage multiple work streams with significant risk and complexity; develops the strategy for project including cross functional and/or international teams and can effectively lead cross-functional teams
  • For large and highly complex projects at multi-site, different countries, or global in scope, ensures and supervises the development and deployment of sourcing plans and/or sourcing strategies integrated with business plans and driven by customer requirements, manufacturing results and capabilities, distribution/ logistics objectives and business economics
  • Develops and manages an effective organization to provide timely acquisition of commodities or services at lowest total cost
  • Maintains and supervises focus on value added activities
  • Capable of using different analysis techniques, including market analysis for multiple regions
  • Develops strategies for highly visible, global, cross-functional or high risk projects that have highly significant business impact
  • Leads supplier qualification, metrics, and certification programs including Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities
  • Contributes to multi-region raw materials team – Deals with situational complexity (supply chain focus, markets, risk allocation, senior level relationship, strategy development, manufacturing issues)
  • Ability to share best practice, challenges continuous improvement in conjunction with Stakeholders and is able to implement successfully
  • Provides a recommendation to other Procurement Managers or Associate Directors to approve sourcing strategies and contracts in accordance with DoA in the area of responsibility
  • Coaches and develops employees, including direct and indirect reports through formal and informal processes
  • Anticipates potential objections and persuades others to adopt a different point of view within the area of responsibility
  • Additional duties assigned as required




  • Bachelor degree required; master’s degree preferred (or recognized equivalent)
  • Multiple years of relevant experience
  • Advanced industry knowledge, with demonstrated experience in contract development and negotiations preferred
  • Demonstrates mastery and globally recognized for procurement expertise and can demonstrate advanced knowledge and ability to apply the concepts of general business systems, personnel management, team dynamics, purchasing management, concepts of strategic planning and sourcing, performance measurements, and management through systems at local teams and sites
  • At the local, regional, multi-country, and/or global level, possesses an advanced understanding of markets and business practices at site level
  • Demonstrates mastery and expertise concerning global procurement methods and processes



What makes us attractive – your perspectives?


We offer attractive salary package, company social benefits and mobile working.

We encourage decisions and reward results.

We believe in the power of many - with continuous improvement we build successful teams.

We want to appeal to everyone – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Interested ?


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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. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn. 


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