Company: Shell
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Krakow, Poland

We are looking for an energetic individual who would like to work as a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist for Europe's biggest Chemical & Products plants (Refineries) in the Germany. In these very exciting times of energy transition, our refineries are investing a lot in building new plants to deliver green energy, hence we are looking for outstanding individuals which will contribute to these important projects.

As Procurement Specialist you will be part of the Supply Chain Procurement Team supporting a wide variety of procurement activities like sourcing of spare parts, negotiating terms and conditions, expediting critical items and supporting business stakeholders within procurement processes.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:
  • Interact directly with interesting stakeholders , like Category Leads, Procurement Managers, Schedulers, Engineers, etc.
  • Support or lead Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Have a real business impact regarding Cost Improvements and Supply Chain robustness
  • Learn and operate top notch procurement systems and business tools
  • Develop Contracting & Procurement and Material Management skills

Your main accountabilities:
  • Source Spare Parts, negotiate delivery terms with suppliers, create Purchase Orders
  • Ensure that (automated) StP (Source to Pay) process runs well end to end by using monitoring tools and resolving any process blockers
  • Act as Procurement Focal Point for business stakeholders on escalations: Address Procurement issues with Requisitioner, Procurement Staff, Vendors, Tax and Finance.
  • Support if required Procurement Team in conducting analysis on a regular basis to drive continuous improvement
  • Track on-time delivery of Spare Parts during execution.
  • Challenge demand, specification, and cost to deliver savings on a continuous basis
  • Play an active part within dedicated Category Team consisting of Procurement Managers, Senior Buyers and Business key stakeholders

Requirements :
  • Strong communication skills & capability of supporting stakeholders under challenging conditions in a multi-cultural environment, both on site as well as in virtual relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills and goal driven pragmatic issue resolution
  • Self-starter - ability to learn fast and understand well the business value drivers
  • Good German and English language skills (min.B2)
  • Team player with 'organization-first' behavior
  • Nice to have's:
  • Familiarity with SAP and supporting systems- e.g. Ms Excel
  • Basic experience with StP process would be an asset, as well as negotiation skills
  • Basic understanding of refinery manufacturing equipment, material and service needs would be an asset

NICE TO HAVE: Dutch language skills (min. B2)

  • Leader in Energy Transition /Decarbonization processes worldwide
  • Leading Supply Chain function on Polish labor market with a potential to grow with multi opportunities to grow within our global/inter-centers structures
  • Complex and business oriented projects for Experienced Contract and Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals and close- to-business project professionals, experienced in contracting, procurement and supply chain processes
  • Opportunity to participate in Digital transformation and Data usage for Contract Procurement and Supply Chain E2E process;
  • Innovators, with whom you would work on Digital transformation;
  • Business proximity and true impact of Contract Procurement and Supply Chain function is Shell; /People, who have true impact on business, by developing acumen, proximity and driving real changes in Procurement and Supply Chain functions at Shell

  • "You are in a Safe Hands" our unique four phases onboarding program
  • Attractive relocation package available once relocating from another country;
  • Employee Referral Program;

  • By clear career path and Talent Management program;
  • By learning and development programs to skill up within 11 Contract and Procurement and Supply Chain competencies;
  • By additional funds for trainings and certifications (ACCA, CIMA, CIPS, Lean Six Sigma);
  • By Contract Procurement and Supply Chain Mentoring program;

  • Flexible working time (home working, hybrid);
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance;
  • Comfortable working environment: newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car parking space;
  • Improved accessibility of office and sanitary facilities;
  • Attractive salary package;
  • Shell Card for fuel discount;
  • MultiSport Card (12 sports sections);
  • Vouchers for cultural and free time activities

  • Honesty, Integrity and Respect for each other as Contract Procurement and Supply Chain core values;
  • Energetic and Friendly atmosphere at work;
  • Employee Engagement groups - where can influence on Contract and Procurement and Supply Chain work environment;
  • Assistive technologies and reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities;
  • "Bring Mother back into the workforce" program;