Buyer (SSC)

FrieslandCampina founded its Procurement Shared Service Center supporting EMEA in Budapest in 2018. Our mission is to support the factories of FrieslandCampina in EMEA in sourcing and on time payment of our suppliers in the most effective and efficient manner. Our vision is to move from being optimized towards a truly value add SSC. We aim to reach our vision with our strategy to create efficiencies in our organization, through automization and robotics, which enables us to provide more support to our factories. Are you excited about procurement, process improvement, customer excellence and creating value for our business partners? Then we are looking for you. 

Buyer (SSC)

What we ask

  • University or college degree in Supply Chain or Procurement or Business Administration 

  • Fresh graduates are also welcome 

  • Professional experience at a multinational company or shared service center experience an advantage 

  • Excellent proficiency in English 

  • Continuous improvement mindset 

  • Strong oral and written communications skills 

  • Strong time management, prioritization skills 

  • Strong customer service skills 

  • Attention to details 



What we offer

  • Opportunity to bring in your ideas for contribute to a fairly new Service Centre 

  • Challenging tasks with real added value  

  • Brand new office with an entertainment unit  

  • Cheerful environment with colleagues from different cultures 

Vacancy description

  • Sourcing of purchase requisitions based on Procurement policy and sourcing guidelines and Internal Control framework 

  • Negotiates with suppliers on pricing and terms within defined framework agreements. 

  • Processes Indirect Materials & Services purchasing requests in Smartbuy/Ariba/Coupa/SAP PtP system 

  • Supports the resolution of invoice mismatches on price 

  • Changes the Purchase Order if required 

  • Acts as first line of support on PtP systems (Smartbuy/Ariba/Coupa) related questions via phone and e-mail. 

  • Makes sure systems are kept clean and data is consistent 

  • Acts as SPOC for stakeholders 

  • Delivers end user trainings on systems and processes 

  • Participates in / leads process optimization projects  

  • Implements improvement initiatives 

  • Participates in transition projects (system and scope), acting as key user or change owner 

“The right profile to work for our Shared Service Centre EMEA in Hungary? There's no golden rule on that. We're always looking for a good combination of everything – a perfect mix of different characters. The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." 

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