Senior Planner Procurement

Are you ready to take on a pivotal role in securing the availability of raw materials? Join our global procurement team and make a significant impact on optimizing processes and enhancing value delivery.



International, Overig

Senior Planner Procurement
Amersfoort, Netherlands | Full time

“Nutreco really embraces and feeds new technologies.” – Lucia Luijben, investment associate

About the job

In this role you are responsible foraccurately and timely planning and allocating contracted volumes, ensuring the lowest cost possible without compromising quality. To achieve this, you communicate with Lead Buyers and OpCo’s regarding allocated and to-be-contracted volumes. Next to that, you:

  • Work closely with the category managers to build the purchasing and allocation plan.
  • Act as an interface between category, operational procurement, and suppliers.
  • Collaborate with other planners to prepare quarterly and monthly planning based on OpCo forecasts.
  • Reallocate contract volumes during the contract period and align with stakeholders.
  • Ensure all relevant data is received and correctly administered in relevant systems for consistent planning performance.
  • Monitor contract usage and propose optimal usage toward customers and suppliers, defining, developing, implementing, and monitoring KPIs to improve departmental, customer, and supplier performance.

What we ask

Ideally, you have knowledge of and experience with relevant categories and possess strong analytical skills combined with a strategic mindset. You can analyse data, identify trends, and make strategic decisions to optimize procurement processes. Also, you have excellent communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders, fostering strong relationships and collaboration. And, you have:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree, preferably a master’s degree.
  • Over 5 years of experience in global procurement and supply chain management.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.

About Nutreco
Nutreco’s mission is to feed the future. In a world with limited natural resources, our ambition is to meet the rising food needs of a growing world population in a sustainable manner. Working for Nutreco means a fantastic position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities.

Working for us is challenging, varied, and rewarding. We believe that social responsibility, transparency, and sustainability are important for long-term viability. We encourage an open culture with accessible managers, an international working environment with good development and training possibilities.

What we offer

  • We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week.
  • Competitive remuneration package with a good pension scheme.
  • Responsibility for your own projects and development opportunities within the company.
  • Flexible work environment with the option to work partly from home.

How to apply / Extra information
Are you the candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by clicking the button “apply now’’ on our website and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy, you can contact Dionne Bolderheij-Mooijer (Corporate Recruiter). In case you do apply, we like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us! Any questions? Just ask Dionne Bolderheij-Mooijer!

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About Nutreco
Every day, Nutreco’s 11,000 dedicated employees in more than 40 countries across the globe relentlessly pursue our purpose of Feeding the Future in a way that ensures sustainability is front and centre in all we do. Our solutions go beyond nutrition – we provide best-in-class advice and technology to help our customers produce more food, in a sustainable way, to feed our growing population.