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Junior Buyer Dutch and English speaker 12 months contract

Apply Later Req ID 01RF8 Date posted 10/17/2018
We are seeking a motivated Dutch and English speaker Junior Buyer. This position will be located in Budapest, reporting to our Central Procurement Ops Team Lead.
This position will work with Procurement Operations Management, Category Managers, Accounts Payable and key stakeholders in the business units.
Responsibility is to ensure the most efficient and accurate processing of all purchase to pay transactions.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of all purchase orders according to Monsanto's standard processes and follow up on these orders with suppliers and requestors
  • Manage & develop the day-to-day business relationship with suppliers through supporting activities including ordering, communication of demand/volume/delivery time changes, issue and complaint resolution, sharing of end-user feedback, follow up on backorders, etc. to ensure continuity of goods and services that meet the quality, service and price performance standards of the company.
  • Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of local suppliers and local regulations.
  • Serve as first point of contact for requestors and others for operational queries.
  • Update vendor, material, price and purchasing data in procurement systems
  • Help to implement global procurement policies, standards & processes.
  • General administrative work in support of the (Lead) Buyer(s).
  • 12 months fixed term contract

Required Skills/Experience:

  • BA/BS in Supply Chain/Business/Engineering Management or related field
  • Understanding of purchasing and a basic understanding of the materials and supply chain management functions
  • Transactional purchase to pay process
  • Process & Systems minded (SAP, reporting, Procurement tools)
  • Experience in SAP & MS Office
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Service oriented, strong communicative skills, team player, results oriented
  • Must be able to work accurately and self-reliant
  • Good language skills, including English and Dutch
  • Ability to work independently in a decentralized organization



Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting



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