Procurement Administrative Officer

Date: Mar 20, 2024

Location: Porto, PT

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

kp is a leading global manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging and special films. We have a clear goal: the sustainable protection of important everyday products. You will find our customers in markets from pharmaceuticals to food and consumer goods. With our film products, we make sure the products last longer and maintain their important properties. With this we significantly contribute to safety, health and consumer satisfaction. We are as dynamic and fast paced as the markets of our customers. Always in motion! Founded in 1965, we now have 32 factories in 18 countries and employ more than 5,900 people worldwide.


KPBuS is the center of excellence within KP, nestled in the dynamic city of Porto, Portugal. As an integral part of the Shared Service Center, we extend our specialized services to over 50 entities spanning across Europe and North America. Fueled by an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement, our mission is to streamline and optimize financial processes, simplifying complex financial workflows to empower businesses to channel their energy towards sustainable growth. In addition to the existing services, a Procurement Center of Excellence (PCoE) is stablished in Porto in 2024 with the objective to strengthen kp’s Purchase-to-Pay process and to make us a stronger partner towards our suppliers.

kp is looking for a dynamic Procurement Administrative Officer to provide administrative support to the procurement team, facilitating the procurement process, and ensuring compliance with organizational policies and procedures. This role involves coordinating and managing documentation, communicating with vendors, and assisting in the overall procurement activities.


Your responsibilities:    
•    Handle the full lifecycle of Operational Procurement processes of either the Purchase Requisition – Purchase Order – Deliver
•    Be the first point of contact for (international) suppliers 
•    Answer to requests and questions, while creating a positive experience with every relevant touchpoint to demand owner
•    Build up a solid knowledge base of kp Procurement processes
•    Set up and maintain contracts in the system
•    Monitor purchasing requisitions, create and monitor purchase orders, trigger approval workflows and clarify any inconsistencies and errors prior to send-out, while ensuring process of delivery model is maintained to defined timings and targets
•    Ensure quality and correctness of master data where needed
•    Maintain forms and update prices
•    Processing general administrative tasks of the department


Your profile:    
•    Relevant work experience in Admin Procurement or related areas (>1,5 years) 
•    Degree in business, economics or equivalent / higher education
•    Professional working proficiency in English. Another European language (Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Spanish) preferred
•    Excellent communication skills and a customer-centric, service-oriented mindset
•    Assertiveness, flexibility, resilience
•    Good MS-Office skills
•    Basic experience in SAP and/-or JDE

Have we piqued your interest? Great. We look forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest start date.

Klöckner Pentaplast is an equal opportunity employer, which makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap, disability, sexual preference or marital status.