Are you looking for: - A buying position with a global scope? - Sustainable procurement principles? - An ambitious, multicultural organisation and a changing environment?
Do you bring: - A BSc or MSc and a couple of years of experience as buyer? - Experience with commodity buying, [preferably in a food/ fmcg environment? - An entrepreneurial and ambitious mindset?
For questions, contact me via email@example.com
Role DescriptionThe global buyer oils is responsible for commodity procurement by coordinating procurement resources and leveraging global and cluster supplier network to deliver on supply chain and global targets.
Responsibilities- Support the design and implementation of commodities strategy (primary focus on Oils and Fats). - Analyze and develop deep understanding of the supply markets, including external economic factors which influence those markets. - Prepare information on purchase prices and conditions and support the financial analysis of the portfolio, including price benchmarking and total cost analysis. - Support in identifying and building partnerships with key suppliers on an operational level (incl. contract management) and manage supplier compliance. - Act as a key contact for factories regarding in time delivery, quality and supplier service of oils portfolio. - Monitor overall performance of the supply network and ensure continuous improvement. - Execute cost savings and support deployment of innovation agenda at global and regional levels. - Drive implementation of the Sustainability agenda in your Procurement area.
Requirements- Higher professional education / university degree - Proven and relevant track record in Procurement at least 2 years. Experience in a commodities company, or within Oils & Fats is an advantage - Experience in ingredients buying and Commodity risk management experience is a plus, as well as experience on large-scale change management projects and in international assignments - Negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills - Proficient in both verbal and written English communication - Enjoy working in a virtual and multicultural working environment
Other information- Internal contacts: Procurement Global and Cluster teams, Supply Chain teams, R&D team, Legal team, Marketing team, Finance business partners - External contacts: Suppliers: Commercial and Top management (CEO’s) of Key Suppliers, Agents, professional organization, industry bodies and 3PM, NGO’s, advisors and benchmarking organizations - Travel globally for Supplier meetings, Industry meetings, project meetings and team meetings.
Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Joost Spape.