Lead Buyer - technical procurement

About the role

Location: Belgium - Beringen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent



We rise to the challenge.

Would you like to be part of an international Procurement team? Do you see yourself as a person with experience in sourcing, good presentation skills, embracing new IT tools and systems and a general curiosity to take on new challenges?
Would you like to use these qualities in a Procurement role in a creative and future-oriented environment? Then we are looking forward to getting to know you!


 In this role, you will…
•    be responsible for the operational procurement of a broad range of goods (incl. spare parts) and services in Technical Procurement across various categories
•    maintain local contracts, purchase orders and master data in SAP
•    be responsible for competitive bidding via our E-sourcing tool ARIBA
•    have an affinity to IT tools and systems (mainly SAP) in order to support Category Managers and their end-to-end responsibility for specific procurement categories 
•    proactively contribute to developing and implementing procurement strategies on Capex projects and Turnarounds, and develop into a role which requires coordination of such projects from study phase to execution

About you

Could you be our future employee?


We are looking for a procurement professional with a bachelor diploma in a relevant area such as logistics/economics/legal, preferably with 2-3 years relevant experience in a procurement/(back) sales office environment. Any experience with Ariba, Coupa, Oracle Procurement or SAP SRM is a bonus. Your language skills in Dutch and English are on business level.  
You are a passionate and persuasive person with strong analytical, communication and coordination / stakeholder management skills. You enjoy working independently and have a hands-on mentality. Last but not least, you are a team player with ambition to grow in your role.

About Borealis and our offer

We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Joke Tielens, joke.tielens@borealisgroup.com.

Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions and a European front-runner in polyolefins recycling. In Europe, we are a market leader in base chemicals and fertilizers. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com

We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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