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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
We are looking for:
Procurement Specialist with Dutch

Why Work for Shell?

Honest, integrity and respect; "feel free to speak your mind" culture; health and safety rules; diversity & Inclusion culture
An energy leader
Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader {one of the world's biggest employers according to Fortune Global 500}. Join us and have a real impact on the operations of one of the world's largest companies.
Vibrant community
Become a part of a highly-driven team and get to know Shell's unique culture based on inclusiveness and collaboration.
Opportunies for growth
Spread your wings thanks to innumerable opportunities that Shell Business Operations Krakow offers its emloyees.
Impactful collaboration
Be an important participant of an international project.

Thanks to cooperation with Shell you gain:

  • Comfortable working environment: newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car pakingspace
  • Improved accessibility of office and sanitary facilities
  • Energetic atmosphere at work
  • Attractive salary package
  • Shell Card
  • Additional funds for trainings and certifications (ACCA, CIMA, CIPS, Lean Six Sigma)
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Assistive technologies and reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities
  • Non-monetary benefits (e.g. MultiSport Card, vouchers for cultural and free time activities, 12 sports sections, and many more)
  • Attractive relocation allowance available once relocating from another country

We are looking for an energetic individual who would like to work as a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist for Europe's biggest Chemical & Products plants (Refineries) in the Netherlands. In these very exciting times of energy transition, Pernis and Moerdijk refineries are investing a lot in building new plants to deliver green energy, hence we are looking for outstanding individuals which will contribute to these important projects.

As Procurement Specialist you will be part of the Supply Chain Procurement Team supporting a wide variety of procurement activities like sourcing of spare parts, negotiating terms and conditions, expediting critical items and supporting business stakeholders within procurement processes.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Interact directly with interesting stakeholders, like Category Leads, Procurement Managers, Schedulers, Engineers, etc.

  • Support or lead Continuous Improvement initiatives

  • Have a real business impact regarding Cost Improvements and Supply Chain robustness

  • Learn and operate top notch procurement systems and business tools

  • Develop Contracting & Procurement and Material Management skills

Your main accountabilities:

  • Source Spare Parts, negotiate delivery terms with suppliers, create Purchase Orders

  • Ensure that (automated) StP (Source to Pay) process runs well end to end by using monitoring tools and resolving any process blockers

  • Act as Procurement Focal Point for business stakeholders on escalations: Address Procurement issues with Requisitioner, Procurement Staff, Vendors, Tax and Finance.

  • Support if required Procurement Team in conducting analysis on a regular basis to drive continuous improvement

  • Track on-time delivery of Spare Parts during execution.

  • Challenge demand, specification, and cost to deliver savings on a continuous basis

  • Play an active part within dedicated Category Team consisting of Procurement Managers, Senior Buyers and Business key stakeholders


  • Strong communication skills & capability of supporting stakeholders under challenging conditions in a multi-cultural environment, both on site as well as in virtual relationships.

  • Strong analytical skills and goal driven pragmatic issue resolution

  • Self-starter - ability to learn fast and understand well the business value drivers

  • Good Dutch and English language skills (min.B2)

  • Team player with ‘organization-first’ behavior

  • Nice to have's:

  • Familiarity with SAP and supporting systems- e.g. Ms Excel

  • Basic experience with StP process would be an asset, as well as negotiation skills

  • Basic understanding of refinery manufacturing equipment, material and service needs would be an asset

About us

Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell in Kraków:

Sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, a job at Shell will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of 5 Business Operations centres located worldwide, we will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and stakeholders.

Shell Polska employs more than 4400 professionals: 4100+ in Kraków and 200 in Warsaw.

Our employees represent over 50 nationalities and operate in over 20 defferent languages.
Shell in Kraków departments:

Customer Operations
Finance Operations
HR Service
External Relations
Internal Communications
Order to Delivery
Lubricants Supply Chain
Technical Asset Operations
Creative Solutions

People with disabilities are welcome to apply as we provide reasonable accommodations and assitive technologies for people with diverse disabilities.

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Recruitment process for this position has ended.

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  • iconSales, Procurement, BPO/SSC
  • iconEnglish, Dutch
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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