Strategic Buyer Packaging Procurement (fulltime, Maastricht/Cologne)

ARLANXEO is a world-leading synthetic rubber company, with about 3,800 employees and a presence at 20 production sites in 9 countries. It is a joint venture of LANXESS & Saudi Aramco.

Headquartered in Maastricht, The Netherlands, ARLANXEO’s core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of synthetic high-performance rubber for use in the automotive and tire industries, the construction industry, and the oil and gas industries. 

For the ARLANXEO Holding, we are looking for a:

Strategic Buyer Packaging Procurement (fulltime, Maastricht/Cologne)


Key Responsibilities 

  • Market monitoring  / market development / price development including documentation
  • Developing commodity and supplier strategies in collaboration with internal partners
  • Developing, reviewing, and assessment of suppliers including supplier relationship management
  • Preparing and conducting negotiations, contract maintenance including contractually agreed price adjustments
  • Preparing tenders, placement on the market, evaluation, and – depending on the offer analysis – conducting negotiations
  • Global coordination of procurement activities for assigned material groups including active negotiations for defined packaging on particular tasks or within projects
  • Support the team leader to ensure optimal communication and cooperation with all internal and external partners

Professional / Personal skills

  • Successfully completed studies or vocational training in business or economics; alternatively completed studies in engineering sciences and additional commercial / procurement qualifications
  • Several years of professional experience, in procurement or logistics management
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Good understanding of e-procurement tools
  • Team-Player, Analytical mind-set, strong communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and one additional foreign language


Want to join our team? Please send your application & resume to Should you have any questions, please feel free to ask them! You can use the same address to contact us.