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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 18,2022
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    Buyer Operations

    Do you have a first experience in (international) sourcing and are you open for a temporary buyer position in a global company? Are you a good connector and communicator? Then Nutreco is looking for you!

    What are you going to do?

    Nutreco manufactures in over 100 production plants across the world, with sites sharing a lot of requirements and needs for categories related to our Operations. Such categories include: Energy, MRO, Material Handling Equipment and Laboratory Goods and Services.

    In the position of Buyer Operations you will part of the Business Operations Procurement team and play an essential role in maximizing Nutreco’s effectiveness at managing our supplier base/spend within the production and lab operations related categories.

    What are your key accountabilities?

    • Partnering with the lead buyer to define and deploy strategies for key elements of operations including areas such as Material Handling Equipment, Laboratory supplies and spare parts where you will:

      • Participate in strategy/program/project development;

      • Maintain close contact with Nutreco business worldwide;

      • Gather local business requirements;

      • Shape and manage tendering projects from vendor selection till final contract;

      • Provide occasional operational business support;

      • Shape and conduct supplier performance review meetings.

    • Performing spend analysis, industry and market analysis and process into management information;

    • Guiding business users on the contract management processes;

    • Acting as a sparring partner to the Global Lead Buyer;

    • Maintaining category (savings) reporting;

    • Ensuring the Operations category delivers its annual Goals, like savings Goals, and specific KPI’s;

    • Ensuring compliance with Nutreco Corporate Procedures and Policies.

    What we offer

    Working for Nutreco means a fantastic position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities. We have a friendly, pleasant and informal working environment in which you cooperate with dedicated colleagues.

    What else is in it for you?

    • We will offer you a temporary position, 40 hours per week in Amersfoort for minimum 12 months; Working remotely for 3 days a week is discussable.

    • Your position is classified in a Nutreco Hay scale;

    What we ask

    You are a strong collaborator and comfortable engaging and working with people from across the world. You are able to manage your priorities with support from the Global Lead Buyer, are organized and sensitive to deadlines. You are a pro-active individual who does not shy away from business interaction and develop practical solutions to support the category.

    You are analytical and able to effectively communicate (in written and spoken English) about your analysis and results and are a pro-active problem solver. Being results oriented means you are committed to improvement delivery and in doing so you are an excellent team worker.

    • Bachelor with at least 5 years experience in (international) sourcing position;

    • Experience in global company;

    • Experience in industrial production;

    • Fluent in English, written and spoken;

    • Open for a one-year contract;

    • Living in the Netherlands;

    • Willing to travel.

    Extra information/Apply direct

    Are you the perfect candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by clicking the button “apply online’’ and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy you can contact Esther Schudel (Corporate Recruiter) at +31(0)639272811. In case you do apply, we like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!

    For all agencies, please be aware that acquisition based on our vacancies is not appreciated

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