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Transactional Procurement Team Lead (afternoon shifts)

What we offer

• Fully responsible for the staffing, monitoring and leading of the assigned PO execution team operational Specialists supporting America region (Junior Specialists/ Specialists/ Senior Specialists), including steering, workload allocation, scheduling and review of performed work.
• Ensure the understanding and compliant service delivery across Covestro of agreed policies and procedures by team members.
• Understand service level agreements and key performance indicators for Procurement related business processes.
• Ensure accuracy and completeness of Procurement data, such as received purchase requisitions, purchase orders, good/ service receipts (credit notes and invoices processed by team members).
• Supports team members to achieve performance and quality standards as defined in relevant service level agreements and acts as first contact in case of escalations.
• Provide technical guidance and support to the team members as required.
• Assist in the implementation of initiatives for improving the efficiency and/or effectiveness of the Procurement transaction processing.
• Responsible for all HR relevant topics within his/her team.
• Participation in international projects in the area of Procurement.
• Sustainable development of the employee and the individual performance.

What you offer

• Degree in business or technical field.
• Several years of experience in Procurement operations, preferably in a Service Center environment, with a thorough knowledge of Procurement and business processes.
• Work experience with SAP and typical other IT-tools. Technical understanding of IT supported processes to increase process automation.
• Self-disciplined with ability to work independently.
• Excellent leadership to establish and to lead the whole team in the right spirit to achieve the objectives.
• Acts as a role model within the team.
• Intercultural view.
• Ability to adapt to new culture and people.
• Strong service orientation: strong commitment to customer orientation and understanding of customer needs and market trends.
• Strong communication skills with ability to effectively present concepts to cross-functional teams, customers and stakeholders.
• Ability/willingness to travel for a longer period during transition phase.
• Excellent command of English


We want our employees to feel at home at Covestro. We provide them with financial security and enable them to enjoy a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this, we are offering a wide range of employee benefits – and we are determined to keep improving them.

Your Application

Benefits related to this position:
  • individual performance award
  • yearly bonus
  • referral bonus for referring a suitable candidate
  • personal days off
  • paid sickness
  • meal tickets fully covered by employer
  • home office
  • fruit days 2 times per week
  • beverages (coffee, tea)
  • adjustable desks, 2 screens
  • Cafeteria system/Multisport/Pension



Wage (gross)

1 900 EUR/month

Contact us

Covestro welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of racial or ethnic origin, skin color, nationality, religion, philosophy, gender, age, disability, appearance or sexual identity. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.
ID: 3836887  Dátum zverejnenia: 27.12.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 900 EUR/month