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Speciality product buyer Oilfield chemicals H/F


CHEMISTRY + TALENTS + PERFORMANCE

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A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and the performance and home insulation.

A global manufacturer in specialty chemicals and advanced materials, with 3 business segments – High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions – and globally recognized brands, the Group reports annual sales of 8.8 billion euros. Buoyed by the collective energy of its 20,000 employees, Arkema operates in close to 55 countries.

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Reference number

2019-9485  

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Job category

Purchasing - Raw Material Purchasing

Contract

Full Time Regular

Your skills

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and the performance and home insulation.

A global manufacturer in specialty chemicals and advanced materials, with 3 business segments – High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions – and globally recognized brands, the Group reports annual sales of 7.5 billion euros. Buoyed by the collective energy of its 19,700 employees, Arkema operates in close to 50 countries.

Your profil:
Previous oilfield experience is a plus
Experience of chemicals procurement or procurement of technical products.
Showing autonomy, organization, ability to work in complex environment.
Willingness to travel
Fluent in English, other languages are a plus

Your responsibilities

Raw Material purchasing for Surfactants & Additives is carried out by the Direct Purchasing Group (DAMPE) of Arkema. However, for Oilfield Chemicals, you will be in charge of the purchasing of trading goods and raw materials that are specific to the blending plants.
Hierarchically you will report to the Oilfields Chemicals Product Manager and functionally to Direct Purchasing (DAMPE).

Your role:

-Suppliers base
o Identify potential suppliers for raw materials or traded goods dedicated to oilfield chemicals, including new materials identified by Arkema R&D.
o Identify key oilfield chemicals raw materials or traded goods suppliers and establish strong relationship with them

-Offer, offer evolution, new products, blockbusters.
-Market trends
-Competition landscape
o Negotiate prices for raw materials and traded goods dedicated to oilfield chemicals

-Support product manager for purchasing strategy
o Propose purchasing strategy (make or buy, spot, long term, partnership).
o Establish supply and co-development contracts.

-Management of raw materials / traded goods
o Launch and follow up raw materials / traded goods homologations
o Collect data on raw materials / traded goods from suppliers (MSDS, TDS, ecotoxicity,…)
o Request raw materials / traded goods samples for R&D purpose and RM / TG homologations.
o Manage a RM / TG data base

-Toll Manufacturing
o Identify potential toll manufacturers of raw materials / traded goods
o Establish toll manufacturing contracts

-Information sharing with Direct Purchasing (DAMPE)
o Liaise at least once a month with the DAMPE team to share information about pricing evolution, vendor management, market news,…

Travel frequency

40%

Working rhythm

Daylight

Your skills

Min. education level required

Master's Degree

Specialisation

  • Purchasing
  • Trade / Sales
  • Chemistry

Min. experience level required

At least 3 years experience

Languages

English (Advanced)

Job location

Job location

France, Ile-de-France, Hauts-de-Seine (92)

Location

Colombes