Global Procurement Senior Buyer – Dispensing Systems

Global Procurement Senior Buyer - Dispensing Systems, Amsterdam - Netherlands



Direct spend, International, Product Related

  • REQ ID 85004
  • POSTED 07/13/2022
  • FUNCTION Procurement
  • LOCATION Amsterdam – Netherlands

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit

At Coty Procurement we are at the heart of the Coty Turnaround, leading the way towards regaining operational leadership, and contributing to rediscovering growth.

We achieve this by delivering end-to-end, sustainable value creation, leveraging the power of our supplier network, operating in a lean & agile fashion, and driving stronger cooperation with key stakeholders, also thanks to the move of our central Procurement teams to our global HQ in Amsterdam.

Join the team that is making a tangible difference for the future of Coty, participate to one of the biggest transformations in the industry, driving and leveraging our culture of pride and performance!

We’re looking for a Global Procurement Senior Buyer to join our team and manage the Dispensing Systems category. This role will see you building a cost efficient and agile supply for the Category to deliver sustainable savings, innovation and support growth and the overall Coty strategy.

You will manage change by effective procurement leadership and close relationships with your galaxy of key stakeholders (other Procurement Categories, Procurement IPM, Global Procurement Operations, Finance, R&D Packaging, Supply Chain Packaging, Planning, Quality, Accounting, Regulatory, Initiatives Management).

Reporting to the Global Procurement Director (covering Fragrance Caps, Dispensing Systems, Simple Plastics & Aerosols Packaging), you will get to:

  • Lead the execution of Fragrance Pumps Strategy with 2 plants
  • Work closely with key business stakeholders to build and implement an effective category sourcing strategy for non-fragrance portfolio, ensuring quality of products, quality of service and cost effectiveness
  • Deliver end-to-end and sustainable value creation
  • Develop strong supplier relationships to accompany our turnaround strategy and our innovations
  • Transform the Category practices embarking internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Secure business supply by providing requested innovation, implementing business continuity plan and tooling management.
  • Develop in-depth Category fact base from robust data analyses (spend, volume, price breakdown, Demand Management, MOQ pattern when relevant…) and cost modelling
  • Build current and forward-looking Portfolio / Market / Industry intelligence
  • Contribute to the Aerosols Packaging Strategy inclusive of Global sourcing, Risk Management and Innovation Capabilities to best serve
  • Coty needs and objectives
  • Run supplier negotiations through to contract award and when necessary, solve business issues
  • Establish Category saving Annual Operating Plan in line with VCP expectations
  • Enhance Supplier Relationships to yield superior value for Coty

Profile and education:

  • Meaningful experience in (direct)Procurement, at least 5 years
  • Experience in working in an international environment and matrix organization
  • Expierence in the beauty industry, or in FMCG
  • Degree qualified preferably in Procurement, Engineering, Manufacturing, Business or other relevant discipline. MBA advantageous.
  • High degree of fluency of English is required. French skills advantageous.

Key competencies and demonstrated Skills:

  • Result oriented, hands-on individual with solid track record
  • Strong analytical skills and project management capabilities
  • Proven Influencing, Negotiation, Communication and Presentation skills
  • Business Acumen and Interpersonal savvy
  • Knowledge of Plastic and Metal industry is a plus, as well as Fragrance / Beauty sector.
  • Mobility for travelling upon need

This is unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse and environment with a team who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way. Be part of a great journey within a Beauty industry leader.
Joining such an organization will also enable you to benefit from a true career path across multiple roles and locations on mid-long term.

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated. Your Recruitment Manager for this position is Tanja Rammers.