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12 days ago
Pod Talent are currently working with a Global Chemicals Organisation in Barcelona, Spain on a EMEA Primary Packaging Buyer position. With this position, you will be expected to deliver strategic solutions to consolidate supplier base and define, measure, analyse and improve supply chain processes within your allocated Packaging Material Category. This role will report to the EMEA Packaging Procurement Lead.
This business is a leader in chemical manufacturing with a revenue of more than $15bn. This business has seen a significant growth over the last decade with revenue increasing more than 145% since 2010. They have seen their business now grow to employing just under 45,000 employees worldwide.
Develop and implement category sourcing strategy and contractual framework for a cost efficient and reliable supply of primary packaging materials
Establish and maintain effective strategic relationships to perform supplier relationship management including conducting regular supplier evaluations, performance benchmarking and risk management
Develop, define, implement and measure cost saving activities to reach optimum purchasing conditions
Collaboration on planning, budgeting and analysis tasks
Negotiation of contracts with global and regional suppliers and support local procurement
Establish a supplier base to ensure optimal availability of materials
Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Chemistry, Supply Management.
3 working years+ exp. in international sourcing in Packing materials
Strong background within Chemical/Consumer Goods industry
Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial analysis
Self motivated & hard worker
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