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Buyer Technical Services


Rotterdam, NL

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

Everything we do at Neste serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. Over the past ten years, Neste’s transformation journey has taken the company from a local oil refining company to becoming a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. 


Our purpose pushes us forward to search for new ways to reduce the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere, and to innovate circular solutions to reuse carbon again and again. Are you going to help us combat climate change? 

Neste Netherlands is part of the Finnish parent company Neste. The plant in Rotterdam produces renewable fuels. Together with 150 colleagues we are working everyday to operate, maintain, and improve the plant in an efficient and safe manner. 


We are looking for a Buyer Technical Services to join the Engineering Projects department in Rotterdam (Maasvlakte).


Your part in Neste journey 


In your role as a Senior Buyer of Technical Services, you will be responsible for a wide range of goods and service procurement for Neste’s businesses, operations, refineries, and investment projects within the Netherlands. 


Other main responsibilities are:

  • Preparing and issuing requests for quotation (RFQ) for both long term contracts and single purchases related to investment projects specifically for Technical Service providers 
  • Procuring services against best possible value from the market, while complying to technical specifications and project lead times. 
  • Performing commercial bid evaluations
  • Performing negotiations with suppliers
  • Preparing and issuing purchase orders and/or contracts
  • Participation in final settlement of accounts
  • Closely working together with procurement counterparts abroad to align strategies on a global level
  • Assisting in developing the procurement processes, implementation of new tools and ways of working in local project procurement

You will report to the Engineering Solutions Manager and will work closely with the Project Procurement Manager, Projectmanagers, Engineers and your counterparts in Finland.

Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. Working safely at all times is essential to all of us.


Keys to success in this role


The best combination of experiences, skills and background is:

  • At least an HBO/Bachelor education in commercial and/or technical discipline or 7+ years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in procurement of industrial or construction services and contracting.
  • Previous working experience in industrial investment projects.
  • Knowledge of commercial contract terms and conditions.
  • Ability to communicate in English and Dutch in a clear and professional manner. 


We also value: 

  • Ability to prioritise multiple sourcing projects in parallel and systematic way of working 
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with various other functions in different locations
  • Systematic way of working, exactness, flexibility and responsibility
  • Being able to handle confidential information. 


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. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. Our three values “We care, We have courage and We cooperate” are embedded in our everyday work. Working safely and responsibly at all times is essential to all of us.

If this resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children


If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with our corporate recruiter Jacob Faber on


Please submit your application before 15th of June

The recruitment process will include interviews and aptitude testing.


Our success begins with you.


Every company needs a purpose, and Neste has a strong one: to create a healthier planet for our children. We are 4,800 dedicated professionals committed to that purpose. Everything that we do, down to the smallest detail, shows our clear commitment to tackling the challenges of climate change. As an employer, understanding and valuing wellbeing is vital for our success. At the same time, we encourage every individual at Neste to contribute towards creating a positive impact on the environment as well as on the people, communities and societies around us.

Neste’s strategy is called ‘’Faster, Bolder and Together’. It reflects the understanding that there is no time to lose in combating climate change or helping to tackle the waste plastic challenge. In order to succeed, we need to act, innovate new solutions and deliver them faster and bolder than ever before – together.

As innovation is in our DNA, we are empowered to develop pioneering solutions to make businesses more sustainable. 

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