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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 19,2022
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    Tactical Buyer Specialties

    Do you already have some experience in Procurement and are you ready for a next step? Are you interested in joining our global procurement transformation journey? Do you want to work for one of the biggest dairy companies in the world and have an active role in finding the best suppliers for our business stakeholders? And do you have a strong affinity with continuous improvement & optimisation? Then we are looking for you!

    At FrieslandCampina Procurement, you will join a highly ambitious department with the mission to bring value for FrieslandCampina via a Transformation program. Inspired by connectivity, people development and efficiency, the Transformation Program offers a unique opportunity to change the heart of Procurement. We are seeking talented Procurement professionals who have a change mindset and want to join us. We value talent!

    Let us know you are interested in hearing more. Read further and apply!

    What we ask

    • At least 3-5 years of experience in the field of Procurement at a multinational company or a Shared Service organisation

    • End to end understanding of the source to pay process

    • Experience in building RFx events & understanding of e-Sourcing methodologies

    • Knowledge of ERP systems (Coupa, Ariba, SAP)

    • Ability to quickly and accurately analyse data, conclude and summarize results and being able to present these results in a clear and advisory way to stakeholders

    • Continuous improvement mindset

    • Self-starting and high drive for quality and results

    • The ambition to make things work on a first time right.

    • Knowledge of advanced sourcing systems (Coupa, Ariba, Keelvar)

    • This position is based in Amersfoort, so you need to be located in The Netherlands

    What we offer

    Your salary is based on the weighting of your job (in this case max Hay15), 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 continuously to grow. We believe: when you grow, we grow. Learning together, especially in this team where we thrive to be best in class, is very important. We offer an open, inclusive and diverse work environment where you can make impact as a team.

    Vacancy description

    Within our new and ambitious source-to-contract team we have a great opportunity for a Tactical Buyer - Specialties!

    As a Tactical Buyer for our Specialties Categories, you will be part of the Procurement Sourcing and Excellence department within our Procurement organization. You will contribute to our Procurement strategy by working closely with suppliers, the Category Procurment Managers for the Specialties Categories and local business procurement, procurement shared service centers, quality, R&D and IT department. You will be part of a new global team with access to advanced sourcing technology, you will be at the forefront to raise the level of sourcing in Frieslandcampina. Essentially you will drive the efficiency and user friendliness toward business colleagues who want to spend money on behalf of FrieslandCampina in the best possible way.

    As a Tactical Buyer Specialties, you will be responsible for the facilitation of the category sourcing strategy, by setting up and conducting tender events and e-auctions. You will run the tender process end to end, in close collaboration with the Category Buyers and Category Managers, including tender preparation, documentation and analyzing & presenting the results. Securing full compliance regarding supplier safety, sustainability and quality is also one of your focus areas.

    Once the supplier is selected you are responsible for contracting, adequate documentation and digital archiving and handover to the master data teams.

    As a department we want to be best in class. Therefore our Tactical Buyers are expected to be motivated to help continuously improve our processes, speed and quality.
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