Category Buyer 3PM

Functie:
Category Buyer 3PM

Sector:
Privaat

Dienstverband:
Vast

Specialisme:
Overig

Posted: 17 Oct 2022 – Cycles & Procurement – Netherlands


ABOUT THE JOB
Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complex environment. It can get a little challenging, but it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, and we absolutely guarantee that you can be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial, and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams, and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

  • Implement agreed actions from Third Party Manufacturing (3PM) strategy
  • Ensure Category compliance to Danone Fundamentals (RESPECT programme, One Planet One Health agenda, Contracting guidelines, etc.)
  • Lead SRM process for your scope: Regular Business reviews, Top to Top meetings, Supplier Evaluation campaigns.
  • Lead cross-functional alignment of Supplier KPIs and ensure improvement plans are in place and progressing where needed.
  • Lead Efficiency agenda from ideation to project prioritization stage.
  • Develop Market Intelligence and capture the information in relevant tools (digital platform).
  • Ensure project based procurement activities, including market screening, tenders and contract negotiations, are fully completed on time to secure New Product launches or resourcing projects.
  • Connect supplier innovation proposals to Danone innovation ecosystem.

ABOUT YOU

  • Fuel efficiency, growth and sustainability roadmap for 3PM category
  • Supplier selection and relationship management
  • Negotiation <<leverage nego on niche/small volumes>> & Contracting
  • Business continuity plan
  • Market Intelligence / Competitive watch / Innovation scouting
  • You have 5 years of procurement experience. Knowledge about raw materials, packaging, finished goods sourcing, or marketing categories will be appreciated.
  • Language requirements are fluent in English, speaking other European Language would be a plus.

 In order to succeed in this position, you should also show:

  • Strong Business acumen and high level of autonomy
  • Cross functional leadership skills
  • Clear communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Structured ways of working: fact-based, analytical but pragmatic, and creative mindset
  • FMCG drive with a commercial mindset
  • Networking skills

ABOUT US
Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Alpro, Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

We Offer

At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary (gross yearly base incl. 12 months + 8% holiday allowance) and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products. Non factory role based in the Netherlands we also offer a hybrid working environment which enables each team to meet our people’s desire for flexibility. Across our 3 office hubs in Hoofddorp, Zoetermeer and Utrecht this helps us create better opportunities for connection & synergies across our entities, teams, functions and categories.

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status


If you, as a direct applicant, have any questions feel welcome to contact Karlijne Camerling-Coopmans Senior Talent Manager C&P a.i. via Karlijne.camerling@external.danone.com As Danone highly values GDPR, please kindly apply via the job link on our website.

Additionally: this vacancy is not open for interim solutions nor external agency recruitment. Any request from any kind of external agency is not appreciated as Danone only works with contracted suppliers. We highly value DGPR therefore any kind of cv push is NOT appreciated and is considered not received. Thank you for respecting our Danone Talent Management process.