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Rotterdam, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Procurement
Business Unit:  Procurement

Would you like to join us Leading the way towards a sustainable future together?


We are looking for a Purchaser - Technical Services to join our Procurement team Central Europe.


We have a small team of experts working out of Rotterdam and Hoofddorp. Our team is responsible for the Procurement of Indirect products and services, which includes Technical, Utilities, Logistics, Chemical, Professional Services and ICT.  Our mission is to improve the competitiveness of Neste through operational excellence, contribute to the profitability and growth as well as innovation project outcomes jointly with our stakeholders and suppliers. We ensure safety, availability, quality, total cost of ownership, sustainability, security and compliance are delivered.


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are


  • Prepare and issue requests for quotation (RFQ) for both long term contracts and single purchases 

  • Perform commercial bid evaluations

  • Perform negotiations with suppliers

  • Prepare and issue purchase orders and/or contracts

  • Accountable for expediting of goods and services ordered

  • Participate in final settlement of accounts

  • Closely work together with procurement counterparts abroad

  • Assist in developing the procurement processes, implementation of new tools and ways of working in procurement

  • Any other tasks assigned by the Manager from time to time


You will work closely with our global procurement team and technical experts in different parts of the organization to ensure best possible contracts for the Technical Materials/Services Category. Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. Working safely at all times is essential to all of us.


The best combination to success in this role


  • Minimum 3 years working purchasing experience 

  • Previous working experience in industrial environment

  • Knowledge of commercial contract terms and conditions

  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Systematic way of working, exactness, flexibility and responsibility

  • Knowledge of purchasing tools and systems such as Coupa and SAP

  • Ability to communicate in English and Dutch in a clear and professional manner


We also value


  • Ability to work with various other functions in different locations

  • Flexibility, although we support a hybrid way of working, which includes working from home, we expect our team members to work at our refinery at the Maasvlakte as needed, approximately 3-4 days per week. 



If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Connie Kinch-Reed, our senior recruiter on


The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment. 


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.


We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 


To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 


We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 


The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.


In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.


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