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about 2 months ago
Position: Global Buyer Hydrocolloids
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Salary: EUR 60,000 – EUR 70,000
Pod Talent are currently working with a Global FMCG Organisation in Netherlands on a Global Buyer Hydrocolloids position. With this position, you will be responsible to co-design & implement the sourcing strategy for the Hydrocolloids category and to drive the transformational agenda for all BUs.
A leading FMCG organisation with over $25BN revenue with more than 100,000 employees worldwide. It is an exciting time to join the business following a large transformation that has fully redesigned the structure of the organisation, this has created opportunities for candidates coming in to make a big impact in the organisation by build new processes within their commodities and leading large transformation projects. They offer a great environment for candidates that enjoy stakeholder management and relationship driven procurement.
Lead the global sourcing strategy and transformational projects for Hydrocolloids
Build expertise: market analysis, benchmark, spend analysis, internal needs, TCO, cost models
Accountability for Supplier relationship management
Manage supplier performance for key cross-functional team and process to improve KPI’s
Identify and leverage of supplier capabilities in long-term development processes, bringing major competitive advantages
Accountability for the yearly purchasing budget (rolling forecast), manage risks and opportunities to the budget in a monthly basis, in close cooperation with stakeholders
Manage Working Capital in the category through payment terms, inventories & lead times
Ensure security of supply: risk analysis, dual sourcing, contingency planning, quality, sustainability, service levels, with the lead of category activation team
Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Marketing, Supply Management.
5+ years exp. working in Direct Ingredient procurement – procuring within Starches, Plant based fibre or Hydrocolloids markets
Teamwork & Motivating Others
Creative open minded
Dealing with ambiguity
Drive for results
Strong networking capabilities in particular with other functions