Packaging Buyer
Belgium - Everberg
8 dagen geleden

Job Description : Packaging Buyer

Packaging Buyer

Huntsman have an opportunity for an dedicated Buyer, ideally with a background in Packaging to support our EMEA region.

As the Packaging Buyer you will purchase and commercially manage allocated packaging categories across the four Huntsman businesses in the EAME region with a Global remit on selected categories including : Paper Sacks, Plastic Sacks, Dunnage Shipping Materials, Labels and Print, Plastic Films, Packaging Waste Legislation and Submissions, DIY Blisters and Tubes, Consumables.

As the Packaging Buyer your role will be to work on multi business projects in order to continually standardize, improve and innovate Huntsman’s packaging requirements in line with business and customer requirements.

Additionally, as the Packaging Buyer, you will :

  • Ensure all EHS and Legal requirements are met for Packaging items purchased in line with Huntsman Policy and Regional and Global Legislation.
  • Support existing projects, and identify new savings projects to drive lowest cost of supply position across the Packaging range by tendering the packaging volumes regularly.
  • Effectively interface with all manufacturing locations and business function affected by packaging changes.
  • Maintain effective Packaging specifications in line with Corporate requirements.
  • Support the business with all relevant Technical enquiries regarding packaging.
  • Support the integration of future acquisitions in line with Huntsman requirements.
  • Negotiate supply contracts for packaging as assigned by the Purchasing Manager with a total spend of $13m.
  • Requirements :

  • A bachelor degree is beneficial for this role, with equivalent experience also considered.
  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to interact across functions, manufacturing organizations and suppliers.
  • Developed project management and analytical skills.
  • Tenacious and results orientated with strong interpersonal skills and a customer (internal and external) oriented attitude.
  • Previous experience in a commercial or supply chain environment.
  • Knowledge of packaging materials is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • Fluent English language skills are essential with German and French an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel when required (up to 20%)
  • About Huntsman :

    Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2017 revenues of approximately $8 billion.

    Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets.

    We operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions.

    For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

    Katherine Martin

    Regional Talent Acquisition Partner (EAME)

    Center of Expertise - Global Human Resources

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