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
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.
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.