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International Logistics Procurement Partner (Bulk)


  • Lower Silesia

    Lower Silesia
  • offer expired a month ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • expert
  • home office work
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

  • Act as an expert Business Partner for management-level counterparts in BU Supply Chain Management on a strategic and tactical level specializing in a Logistics advisory and solution design role

  • Conduct tactical category management of logistics spend, services and tender management for all modes globally (Sea, Air, Road & Intermodal) for the product category Bulk (dry and liquid)

  • Accountable for achieving annual Logistics savings and value generation targets both towards internal Global Business Services cost reduction goals, as well as through realization of BU-relevant value-adding initiatives

  • Act as a change agent to drive improvements within GBS Logistics organization or/and BU Supply Chain Management organizations

  • Apply holistic Risk Management (conduct risk assessment, develop risk mitigation plans, drive and coordinate implementation) with respect to Logistics problem solving and solution design activities

  • Recognize new logistics possibilities, solutions and market prospects, leveraging 3rd party contacts and bonds with industry specialists for future business solution development opportunities

  • Collect, manage and control Clariant-led logistics related supplier contracts and price agreements as one wholistic Clariant Logistics supplier portfolio

  • Identifies, develops and proposes corrective measures in case of Logistics supplier performance issues and/or KPI deviances

  • Initiate and overlook master data management process and ensure accuracy of prices and routing information

  • Permanent interface with Operational Logistics and BU’s stakeholders to ensure business continuity and proper operational logistics management

  • Independently drive implementation of predefined Logistics strategy by interfacing and collaborating with GBS Regional Logistics, OtC Global Process Experts and operational SSC personnel

  • Proactive issue management and contingency management, acting as a backup expert and problem solver for cross regional or complex operational logistics issues (e.g. consulting insurance cases) by interfacing with internal BU SCM and public authorities for high-profile escalation cases

  • Review Performance Development in area of POD and logistics OTIF, define and schedule measures for performance improvement where needed

  • Participates in BU logistics projects as well audits

Our requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree preferably in the Logistics domain and/or Supply Chain Management area (or equivalent)

  • Minimum 5 years business exposure to global air freight, sea freight, road freight & courier services in an international logistics setting on a tactical and/or strategic level for a multinational company

  • Logistics distribution network design & optimization project skills

  • Proof of having successfully led major global Logistics service improvement initiatives and projects

  • Profound experience in Logistics Category management & strategic procurement spend analysis

  • Strong awareness of corporate compliance in the procurement domain in conjunction with supplier selection

  • In-depth understanding of SAP SD (&TM) module & data extraction capabilities for analytical problem solving, ability to leverage SAP BW (business warehouse) analytical reporting

  • Ability to work logically and systematically with a strong analytical problem-solving capacity

  • Ability to independently develop creative solutions, solve problems and prepare decisions, as well as think laterally

  • Advanced capacity to influence, persuade and successfully negotiate

  • Reasonable understanding of business financials and business case development in conjunction with Logistics solutions & services

  • End-to-end process understanding and thinking

  • English and German working proficiency

What we offer

  • We ensure a highly interesting, versatile and challenging work environment

  • You will have outstanding influence on daily activities and tasks, with full responsibility for projects assigned

  • We offer an attractive and performance-based remuneration

  • We provide the benefits of a modern company

  • We will support your development needs with tailored, individual trainings

  • Benefits

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

  • parking space for employees

  • multisport card

  • home office

  • internal and external trainings

  • language courses

  • yearly bonus

  • language supplement

  • work in Monopolis complex


Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based near Basel in Switzerland. Last year the company recorded CHF 4.4 billion in sales for its continuing businesses, harnessing the talents of its 17 000 employees across 50+ countries. Clariant’s portfolio is optimized for future growth, with a focus in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. We believe that our growth is all about our customers and their success. Investment in innovation capabilities and developing an inspiring environment for courageous and determined minds are therefore key to reaching our goal. Join us and help create sustainable value through chemistry for customers all over the globe.

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