Procurement Manager (Europe)

Metallurgy, an old manual dirty and dying business? Nope. The steel industry is reinventing itself! Steel here, there and everywhere. Join the adventure and get exposure to modern practices and heavy technological installations. The NLMK group is the most important player in the Russian steel sector and one of the most efficient in the world. It is present in 7 countries and has 20 production sites. And we won’t stop there! We know why we exist. We believe in our strategy. We are driven by very strong values. The only thing missing is you. Make a big impact and shape with us the future of a carbon-neutral steel industry!

We grow up stronger when we grow up together! NLMK invests heavily in young people’s development. Challenges are everywhere, and within your reach. You learn on the job with experienced professionals who enhance your strengths and improve your job skills. NLMK is a company with a high human value. The atmosphere is caring and welcoming. We trust and respect each other. Everyone evolves in a collaborative environment. In addition, the NMLK Corporate University offers in-house designed courses given by interns. Learn every day something new and become the best version of yourself.


  • Purchasing processes
  • Responsible for high quality P2P process in order to reach sustainable level of plant(s) operational activity
  • Manages team workload
  • Make analysis to propose process improvement projects
  • Evaluate option to simplify process with buyers
  • Develop dashboard to monitor efficiency of transactional team
  • Supports buyers in prioritizing daily activities
  • Work to minimize the total cost of transactions
  • Ensures POs created aligned with preferred suppliers and contracts negotiated by category managers/leads, procurement & warehouse managers/leads
  • Leadership
  • Leads transactional team and manages their performance
  • Track KPI’s to improve speed of the process
  • Stakeholders
  • Works with the category managers/leads, procurement & warehouse managers/leads
  • Cooperates with users to fit to their needs
  • Collaborate with supplier accounting department

Key Competencies

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in transactional management and university degree
  • English (min. Level C1) - French (min. Level B1) are mandatory
  • Strong knowledge of SAP MM
  • Experience of collaboration with Account Payable team
  • Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing and basic understanding of supply chain management 
  • Ability to manage entire order to payment process
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to forge internal customer/ external supplier relationships
  • Ability to comply with new processes within the organization.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Manage, develop, retain team members
  • Resilience to work under pressure
  • Continuous improvement knowledge and mindset
  • ERP experience and ability to master end to end P2P activities

Do you want to participate in shaping the future of the green carbon free steel? Do you want to become a member of a team where everybody has a voice? Do you want to join a rapidly changing environment with many opportunities for career growth? You can make a difference and be heard in NLMK Europe! It is the opportunity to start, develop and grow in one of the most successful steel companies in the world. NLMK's success is based on the strength of a team with family values and a strong international presence. A team that improves and innovates every day to be better than yesterday, with excellence and customer satisfaction in mind, and safety as the cornerstone of everything!