Senior Buyer Raw Materials
Salaris €90,000 - €100,000 per annum
Consultant Wessel Staal
Datum 27 februari 2018Zuidplein 28 1077 XV Amsterdam Robert Walters The Netherlands
Are you a specialist in procurement of raw materials and do you have relevant working experience with Asian countries? Are you someone that can act quickly upon the needs of suppliers in a demanding and rapidly changing FMCG environment? Please read further for more information.
As Senior Buyer Raw Materials you will be responsible for multiple categories within the organisation. The key challenge is to manage multiple complex supplier relationships across different locations and products. Preferably, the company is looking for someone with relevant working experience concerning Asian countries. In this role as Senior Buyer Raw Materials, you need to balance needs and wants of the operating companies, manage the different stakeholders, deal with the different cultures and ensure a low cost for the operating companies at all times.
The key responsibilities will include tasks in the area of:
- Contributing to the development and execution of the global category strategies
- Driving continuous improvement initiatives with suppliers to deliver business benefits
- Managing multiple challenging supplier relationships across different geographies
- Creating, executing, managing sourcing and supply strategies that deliver
- Building and maintaining effective relationships with suppliers and the operating companies worldwide
- Implementing current and upcoming tenders, setting and reporting of the KPIs and the alignment with the business
- Establishing and maintaining effective supplier relationships to ensure business requirements are met
- Academic degree (preferably Master's degree)
- Minimum of four years of experience within a similar procurement function
- Professional sourcing experience within commodities area
- Knowledge of raw materials and commodities
- Understanding of FMCG brand marketing across the different cultures
- A strong ability to understand key procurement concepts in contract management, relationship and performance management
- Fluency in English
Does this Senior Buyer Raw Materials function appeal to you? Please contact us today for more information.