Buyer Non-Product Related
hace 2 días

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.

Corbion is the global market leader in the production and development of lactic acid and derivatives. Our production sites are located in Spain, The Netherlands, Thailand, The United States and Brazil.

Corbion is currently experiencing strategic growth. Due to high demand for our products we are actively investing in expansion of our production capacity as well as in our people and ability to support the growth.

To strengthen our procurement team, we have created a new opening for a Buyer Non-Product Related (NPR) to join us on our Montmeló site (Barcelona area).

As our Buyer Non-Product Related you will take responsibility for sourcing assigned general indirect goods and services for our site in Montmelo, Spain as a member of our so called Procurement Service Desk.

Within the defined Procurement Category strategies, you will manage the supplier base in close collaboration with internal cross-functional teams.

You will take ownership for the full operational process in Procurement of Non-Product related (NPR) spend. Placing all NPR purchasing orders, following up order confirmation and working closely with the different departments on site (Maintenance, HR, IT, etc.

to optimize this operational process.


As our Buyer NPR you are encouraged and expected to come up with creative ideas to save costs. You will work with annual company, department and individual targets.

  • Follow basic market developments and dynamics of NPR Goods and Services, capitalize on price volatility and reduce risks to optimize business performance.
  • Proactively engage with internal stakeholders, e.g. to provide market price updates and relative market intelligence information.
  • Take ownership of execution all operational NPR Procurement activities in SAP ERP : Creating contracts, sourcelists and vendors in SAP (Both NPR and PR);
  • Handling all Purchase Requisitions in SAP (NPR) and transfer those into Purchase orders; Checking order confirmations and inform stakeholders about delivery times;
  • Checks open PO's frequently; Create and make management reports

  • Take co-responsibility for strategic activities in Non-Product Related Procurement : Manage supplier base of NPR; Negotiates Prices on PO level or on contract level;
  • Manages internal stakeholders actively

  • Develop, recommend and submit annual budget numbers for assigned categories and monthly updates.
  • Represent Procurement and actively participate in cross functional Corbion wide projects.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams to champion change throughout the organization.
  • About you

    We are looking for a proactive procurement professional with a drive for results. Most ideally this would be the second step in your career.

    You meet the following qualifixcations :

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, supply chain or related.
  • You have 1-3 years of experience in a procurement or supply chain function within packaged FMCG, food ingredients, pharma or chemicals.
  • Experience in executing the operational Procurement process and maintaining Master Data in SAP ERP;
  • Good understanding of the supply / demand fundamentals that make up price risk management.
  • Ability to understand / communicate / present and execute procurement strategies
  • Demonstrates ability to work within a cross functional matrix environment where responsibilities are layered throughout the organization.
  • Ability to successfully participate on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of contract management and resolution procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Spanish and Catalan, both written and verbal.
  • Drive for efficiency (Procurement process) and continuous improvement.
  • Our offer

    We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. What makes Corbion special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company.

    We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go.

    We offer you the chance to join a company with a :

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of biobased products.
  • Besides training on the job we have a developing plan ready for you. We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment
  • In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values.

    By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects.

    About Corbion

    Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients.

    Our sustainable ingredient solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics.

    With a worldwide network of production facilities, sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries, Corbion is known for quality, product innovation, and customer orientation, as well as for its collegial, informal and results-oriented company culture.

    Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings.

    No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening.

    No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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