Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 22,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Category Procurement Manager - Global Lead Chemicals

    FrieslandCampina is looking for a driven, ambitious and experienced Category Manager - Global Procurement Lead Chemicals. In this challenging role you manage and maintain the global Chemicals procurement portfolio by driving strategic programs with the objective to get TCO benefits, added value for the business and enhancing contract compliance; managing change process that results from the strategy execution.

    The Chemicals portfolio is a subcategory of €50 mln global spend within the Industrial Procurement team. The team consists of 5 buyers located in The Netherlands. Next to the global Chemicals lead, there is a regional/local procurement organization and a Procurement Sourcing Excellence team, supporting with data, operational tasks and strategy implementation activities. Chemicals spend exists in all FrieslandCampina’s global production locations and effects the core production process. The Chemicals programs are built and executed in alignment with business stakeholders in R&D, Supply chain and Make organization.

    What we ask

    • University or higher education

    • Minimum 5-10 years procurement experience in a multinational environment

    • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a chemicals procurement role for the Food industry

    • Speak/write in English, preferably also in Dutch

    • Effective and engaging communication style

    • Stakeholder sensitivity

    • Positive mindset & perseverance

    What we offer

    Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training. FrieslandCampina offers not only a competitive salary but also training and education on the job because it’s important for our people to continue to grow. After all, your development is not only good for your career; our products also benefit from it. The mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues is also evident. It is, after all, the most effective way to learn.

    Vacancy description

    In This Role You Are Responsible to:

    • Develop and drive execution of global Chemicals strategy
    • Analyse, map and understand content of Chemicals spend
    • Connect and translate FrieslandCampina’s business strategy to procurement objectives
    • Obtain support and buy in for procurement strategy execution
    • Track and trace financial impact of strategy execution in procurement financial tooling

    Drive global programs/tenders/global negotiations with strategic suppliers

    • As result of defined procurement strategy, execute programs, RFQ’s and conduct contract negotiations
    • Track and trace financial impact of tender execution in procurement financial tooling and contract compliance in contract management tool

    Manage senior stakeholders

    • Engage with relevant business and procurement stakeholders during strategy development, strategy and tender execution and project implementation to ensure alignment, support and buy in in the entire program/project process.
    • Engage with relevant business stakeholders to keep track of and connection with business priorities and translate impact to procurement program.
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