Category Procurement Manager Processing, CapEx and MRO

Are you Interested in joining our gloabl procurement transformation journey?

 

You will be leading the transformation of the CapEx and MRO sourcing of Core processing technologies, from current project-by-project buying into a more strategic, data driven and efficient program buying approach, having impact on a global spend of around 150 mio Euro yearly. 

 

You will be developing global sourcing strategies and driving preferred vendors relationships, with focus on the TCO benefit for FrieslandCampina globally. This role will also have a strong interface with Supply Chain, Technology and R&D, to align and deploy the right sourcing strategies. You will also animate a network of local Capex & MRO buyers to ensure the strategy lands & the value is generated. The Category Manager should ultimately drive added value and time to market on Capex projects via efficiencies in source to contract, preferred vendors and standardization.

 

At FrieslandCampina Procurement, you will join a highly ambitious department with the mission to bring value for FrieslandCampina via a Transformation program. Inspired by connectivity, people development and efficiency, the Transformation Program offers a unique opportunity to change the heart of Procurement. We are seeking talented Procurement professionals who have a change mindset and want to join us. We value talent! 

 

Is this the right job for YOU? Read further and apply!

Category Procurement Manager Processing, CapEx and MRO

What we ask

  • University degree or postgraduate qualification
  • Proven experience in Procurement (+6y) and CapEx or MRO categories (+4y)
  • Relentless drive, entrepreneurial mindset, and accountability to make things work
  • Track record in developing strategies and programs that have a positive impact across multiple operating units
  • Able to understand and use complex evaluations and financial concepts
  • Capability to identify value creating opportunities (vision): Solid understanding of business complexity, and knowledge of relevant markets
  • Strategic thinking. Highly analytical and able to structure, organize and prioritize workloads
  • Change Management and Key Stakeholder Management abilities: Capable to build relationships and influence others in a global scale.
  • Decisiveness and results orientation
  • Project & program management abilities
  • Speak/write proficient in English, other languages are a plus
  • Have an effective and engaging communication style

What we offer

  • Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence
  • We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it
  • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey
  • Exceptional support of cross disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths
  • A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners
  • Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world
  • Free cheese and milk at lunch in the central office, and barista coffee to help you go through your working days with a lot of joy

Vacancy description

  • Category Management: Create and implement successful integrated category strategies, aligning 3 year Capex plan, and maintenance strategies and internal customer requirements with supply market capabilities, for buying, outsourcing, leasing and/or maintaining of Engineering services, draying, evaporation, heat treatment/separation and homogenization, membrane filtration, powder handling and mixing, cheese or butter processing equipment, Automation/OT and other core processing equipment, services and parts.
  • Strategic Sourcing Management: With the support of procurement tools and resources, the Category Procurement Manager will standardize bid events, develop cost models, contribute to joint business programs ,develop cost ratios, and lead/support negotiations for vendor agreements globally, to secure delivery against FrieslandCampina procurement objectives reflected in the category strategy.
  • Supplier Relationship Management + Innovation: Develop and maintain relationships with key and strategic suppliers to facilitate strategic partnerships leading to innovations, sustainability and increased value. Drive Supplier Relationship Management and Supplier Performance Management for key (strategic) suppliers. Driving outside in innovation through strong supplier relationship management.
  • Program Management: Identify, develop and coordinate a program roadmap in line with the category strategy and business needs, ensuring in time in full delivery across FrieslandCampina at global level.
  • Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain good relationships at both tactical and strategic level and seek approval on strategies, roadmaps and program management activities.

At FrieslandCampina Procurement, you will join a highly ambitious department with the mission to bring value for FrieslandCampina via a Transformation program. Inspired by connectivity, people development and efficiency, the Transformation Program offers a unique opportunity to change the heart of Procurement. We are seeking talented Procurement professionals who have a change mindset and want to join us. We value talent! 

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JOB-ID: 43672 | Category Procurement Manager Processing, CapEx and MRO, Netherlands
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