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Global Procurement Trainee

Hybrid

Full time

 

Position based in: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Start Date: September 2024

 

Are you ready for new challenges in an international and innovation-driven environment where you can make a difference? The Global Trainee Program 2024 is the start of an exciting journey within RHI Magnesita. The trainee program offers graduates who want to join our Procurement Department the chance to discover and improve their skills and turn into our future leaders and experts. You will be immersed in our organization and land your final position with good knowledge of our business and an extended network!

 

Apply and join our team, be curious, learn, grow, and develop your career together with us. We promise you are in for a special ride!

 

About the job

As a Procurement trainee, you will report directly to the Head of Global Procurement. You will be an integral part of the Global Procurement Department, focusing on raw materials, transport, and resale. You will ensure seamless coordination and alignment of procurement activities within our business objectives. You will assist in building and maintaining positive relationships with our suppliers, ensuring timely delivery, quality assurance, and adherence to our contractual agreements. You will support our sustainability journey and our implementation of digital tools. In this position, you will travel to our suppliers, customer sites, and production plants.

 

In addition, your tasks will include:

  • Conducting market research to stay updated on industry trends, pricing fluctuations, and emerging suppliers
  • Assisting in the preparation of purchase orders, contracts, and other procurement-related documents
  • Data analyses to identify cost-saving opportunities and recommend strategies for optimization
  • Being the main point of contact for procurement-related projects
  • Playing a supportive role in preparation for negotiations

 

The recruitment process for the Global Trainee Program is a multi-stage process that spans several months from February 2024 to June 2024. The stages include the Video Application stage, the Interview stage, and the Assessment Center stage. Successful candidates will be issued their contracts in June 2024 and will start their position in September 2024. 

 

About you

You are a strong communicator with a collaborative attitude. With your great enthusiasm and creative mindset, you bring new ideas to the table, not only as an individual but also together with your colleagues. You work well in cross-functional teams and are not afraid to take responsibility and make decisions. With your hands-on mentality, structured approach, and analytical skills, you proactively seek to improve the status quo. You see change as something positive, can adapt quickly and you like to courageously help shaping the future of RHI Magnesita.

 

What we expect from you in terms of

 

Education, skills & knowledge

  • A bachelor's or master’s degree in supply chain management, economics, finance, business administration, or similar field of relevance
  • Data analytic skills and high affinity with Microsoft Excel and PowerBI

Languages

  • English – Proficient/Fluent
  • Any other language will be an asset

Work Experience

  • Initial work experience (internships etc.) in the field of procurement

Why you should work for RHI Magnesita

You will perform in a customer focused environment. We live innovation and appreciate an open and pragmatic way of working. From our leaders we expect to drive our further transformation, to engage our people and to give direction. RHI Magnesita is a company where you can be yourself and where not only your resume and experience, but also your personality counts. We aim for global consistency in compensation policies, but also consider local common practices. RHI Magnesita is committed to support its employees through various means to enable the best possible performance.

 

We offer

  • Attractive remuneration packages including pension and global bonus program
  • Local benefits such as NS-Business Card (1st class) and car allowance
  • RHIM Academy for your ongoing learning & development, incl. full LinkedIn Learning catalogue
  • Possibility of up to 60% home office (depending on position) incl. allowance
  • Flexible and trust-based working time

 

Sounds like you?

At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.

We kindly ask you to submit your application online and in English. Due to data privacy reasons, applications via e-mail cannot be taken into consideration. Should you have any questions about this position, please contact us at:
talent.europe@rhimagnesita.com

Agencies may only submit candidates for positions for which they have been invited to do so by the Head of Talent Acquisition Europe. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of RHI Magnesita and our company will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

 

About RHI Magnesita

We are the acknowledged technology leader in the refractory industry. Our company is defined by people. We are committed to diversity and know that multiple approaches, perspectives and backgrounds fuel creativity and innovation. It is our aspiration to build a workplace culture where everyone feels valued, engages, and can enjoy a truly inclusive environment and the diverse voices of our employees are heard. We foster a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages open-mindedness, reliability, pragmatism, and innovation.

 

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