May 06, 2019
Oiltanking GmbH

Procurement Manager Methods & Processes (m/f/d)

Oiltanking has been active in tank storage logistics since 1972, and is one of the largest independent operators of tank terminals for oils, chemicals and gases worldwide. The company owns and operates 73 terminals in 24 countries with a total storage capacity of 20 million cbm, on five continents – in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the Asia-Pacific region.

In the course of a large global procurement transformation we want to ensure proximity of decision making to the business while maintaining the benefits of a centralized procurement to ensure economies of scale, economies of skills and compliance and foster strategic alignment between terminals and Corporate Procurement.

We are looking for you to join us as soon as possible as a

Procurement Manager (m/f/d)
Methods & Processes

and operate out of our office in Hamburg.

Your Tasks:

  • Updating/maintaining of procurement policy, follow-up on updates and implementation, organize and conduct training, analysing compliance checklist and initiating training and corrective actions
  • Ensuring all core procurement processes are described, installed, continuously improved, communicated
  • Identifying potential to harmonize and optimize processes and procurement supporting tools in consultation of Subject Matter Experts
  • Acting as contact person worldwide for method and process-related questions and as interface between procurement and relevant stakeholders (e.g. Internal Audit, Legal & Compliance, Finance)
  • In charge of consolidating of procurement saving reporting & performance measurement (KPI dashboard)
  • Managing implementation / roll-out of category strategies on non-business critical categories and streamlining and aligning on these with other M&B businesses
  • Organising, maintaining analysing global spend cube
  • Developing of, communicating on methods, tools and templates supporting procurement processes in alignment with M&B Procurement Workgroup, IT department
  • Managing, maintaining of procurement communication communities on Connect
  • Maintain Procurement Master Data as assigned by the Master Data Governance guideline

Your Profile:

  • Academic studies in technical area or business/economics or equivalent education
  • Several years professional experience, ideally in strategic purchasing or relevant interface function
  • Knowledge and experience in Petrochemical industry is important asset
  • Fluent in business English (written and spoken), preferably also in German; further languages desirable
  • Good IT skills, especially in MS Office and SAP/S4 Hana and Ariba
  • Diplomatic skills, assertiveness and service orientation
  • Autonomous, willing to take responsibility/ownership and prepared to travel
  • Good Communication, presentation and moderation skills

Contact HR

Human Resources

Simone Fincke
Oiltanking GmbH
Koreastraße 7
20457 Hamburg

+49 40 37004-7292