Category Specialist (Logistcs & Transport)

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Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Bogota, CO

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 5.9 billion in combined revenue in 2021.

 

 

Procurement Category Specialist 

Bogota, Colombia

 

Be part of something bigger!

 

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. We are strengthening our core in steel wire applications, and pioneer with creativity beyond steel by offering services and solutions in new materials and into new markets such as electric mobility, hydrogen, green construction, off-shore floating wind. We are performing to excel in all our current businesses, we are transforming in digital, sustainability and innovation, and we are growing organically and through acquisition. 

Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 5.9 billion in combined revenue.

 

About the role
Develop negotiations with logistics providers locally and internationally, guarantee the purchase of materials and services related to foreign trade, and coordinate import and export operations to and from abroad.
Your Impact as Purchasing Specialist for International Logistics Services:
• Develop negotiations with cargo agents, shipping companies, logistics service providers, and customs agencies to ensure compliance with business strategies in terms of cost, timeliness, and service level.
• Manage the Foreign Trade processes (Impo and Expo) of the company, coordinating the different actors of the supply chain, both internal and external.
• Support the structuring and cost analysis of Impo and Expo products for proper business decision-making.
 
About You
Essential skills & competences
• Bachellor Degree 

• 7 years of experience  buying international logistic Services
• Desirable knowledge of SAP
• Advance English is required
• Knowledge of customs and international trade legislation
• Experience in negotiating with international logistics providers (Shipping Companies, Freight Forwarders, Customs Agents, Ports, and Transportation)

 

Why join us?
At Bekaert, we are on a journey to establish the new possible. And to achieve this, we need passionate people that are eager to grow beyond their capabilities. We want people that are brave and willing to explore the unknown, even if it means failing sometimes. People that are ready to bring their whole self to work and are not afraid of expressing their opinions but also value the power of synergies, different perspectives & team spirit. 

 

 

You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.


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