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Buyer at Lyondell Chemical Company in La Porte, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell( products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Basic Function
LyondellBasell's Global Procurement and Utilities group (GPU) facilitates supply solutions globally for LyondellBasell. We manage supplier relationships in order to provide value to our internal customers in the acquisition of materials, services, and utilities The 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
  • Understands GoalZero principals and implements those principals in everyday life.
  • PSC 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, but does not include sourcing or supplier relationship management.
  • All transactional work to be performed with the highest efficiency and includes manual purchase order creation in SAP system
  • Establishes and utilizes a site support network (incl. travel to assigned sites and attending site/planner meetings) 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

Min. Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree preferred (or recognized equivalent)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree preferred (or recognized equivalent).
  • 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

Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicitedrésumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.
LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.