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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 24,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
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    Logistics Buyer

    About Us

    The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

    No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

    Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

    We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

    As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

    General information

    All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

    Job Function: 02 - Procurement

    Department: 02 - 03 - Direct / Indirect Material

    Date Published: 10-Dec-2021

    Job Type: Regular

    Description & Requirements


    About the Position

    We have an outstanding opportunity available for a Procurement Logistics Buyer to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Procurement Logistics Buyer lies within the EMEA zone- within Procurement. You’ll be a part of a high performing team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Senior Manager Procurement Logistics West. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior partners! The delivery of savings and build sustainable supplier relationships will be your primary responsibility. You’re constantly looking for improvement activities within Procurement.

    In brief- you will take ownership for

    • Have commercial and financial responsibility of the Logistics Portfolio which includes Warehousing- Transportation and Re-packing and represents a total spend of 150M USD. Define and drive EMEA Sourcing Strategy on corresponding portfolio and align with internal stakeholders (Supply Chain- Manufacturing- R&D- Quality- Marketing Finance- Global Procurement)
    • RFI- RFQ- Benchmark and contract management activities related in a frequently basis.
    • Pro-actively work on different price models and market analysis to guarantee the best solution for our Business.
    • Support all markets to have the optimum footprint solution in place focusing on service level and cost efficiency with the strategical suppliers.
    • Identify value-engineering opportunities and ensure that these are implemented in factories on time
    • Actively support in various new development projects in corresponding portfolio to contribute to company's top line growth;
    • Manage the business review meetings with strategical suppliers to evaluate the performance- economical topics and Continuous improvement agenda.
    • Financial budgeting and reporting on price purchasing variance running detailed analysis on budget prices (real prices- volumes- contract coverage- Forecast- Cash)
    • 10% working time in travel within Europe or wider region if requested.


    Hard Skills

    Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

    • Education: Engineering- Finance- Business School or Economy.
    • Work Experience: 2 to 4 years.
    • Knowledge: SAP- Excel- Word and Power point skills
    • Language Knowledge: fluent in English is a must- additional languages are an advantage.

    Professional Attributes

    • Interpersonal Skills
      • At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
    • Confident / Ability to give pushback
      • You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.
    • Commercial Sense
      • You’re always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and create more savings- while over delivering your targets.
    • Analytical
      • We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
    • Result driven
      • You don’t only focus on your own results- but always do what’s best for the company.

    What we offer you

    • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
    • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
    • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
    • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;

    Always room for new insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know and we can set it in action!

    Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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