Source to Contract Buyer - Logistics

We are looking for a Source to Contract buyer for the dynamic category of logistics.

Do you already have some experience in Procurement and are you ready for a next step? Are you interested in joining our global procurement team? Do you want to work for one of the biggest dairy companies in the world and have an active role in finding the best suppliers for our business stakeholders? And do you have a strong affinity with continuous improvement & optimization? Then we are looking for you!

At FrieslandCampina Procurement, you will join a highly ambitious department with the mission to bring value for FrieslandCampina. Inspired by connectivity, people development and efficiency, the Source to Contract team makes the procurement shop turn! We are seeking talented Procurement professionals who have a change mindset and want to join us. We value talent!

Let us know you are interested in hearing more. Read further and apply!

Source to Contract Buyer - Logistics

What we ask

Work experience & skills we are looking for: 

  • Learning agility
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-starting and high drive for quality and results
  • Strong data analytical skills, and ability to present recommendations to stakeholders
  • Experience in building RFx events & understanding of e-Sourcing methodologies (experience with Keelvar is a plus)
  • 2-5 years of experience in the field of Procurement at a multinational company. Experience in logistics category (ocean/air freight, road transportation, warehousing) is a plus
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (namely Coupa, Ariba, SAP)

If you don't tick 100% of these boxes, feel free to apply anyways since we value learning agility more than skills "on paper".

What we offer

Your salary is based on the weighting of your job (in this case max Hay15), your experience and your training. FrieslandCampina offers not only a competitive salary but also training and education on the job. We believe: when you grow, we grow. Learning together, especially in this team where we thrive to be best in class, is very important. We offer an open, inclusive and diverse work environment where you can make impact by wanting to be best in class - as a team.

Vacancy description

As a source-to-contract buyer at FrieslandCampina, you will be part of the Center of Excellence department within our procurement organization. You will contribute to our procurement strategy by working closely with suppliers, global category Procurement and local business procurement, procurement shared service centers, logistics department. You will be part of a large global team with access to advanced sourcing technology. You will be at the forefront to raise the level of sourcing in Frieslandcampina. Essentially you will drive the efficiency and user friendliness toward business colleagues who want to spend money on behalf of FrieslandCampina in the best possible way.

As a source-to-contract buyer you will be responsible for the execution of the category sourcing strategy, by setting up and conducting tender events and e-auctions. You will run the tender process end to end, in close collaboration with the Category Buyers and Category Managers, starting from sourcing event design, creation, then analysis & presentation of the results.

Securing full compliance regarding supplier safety, sustainability and quality is also one of your focus areas.

Once the supplier is selected you are responsible for contracting, documenting, and digital archiving in compliance with policies, then handover of contract content to the master data teams, as well as ensuring content gets duly reflected and maintained over the life of the contract.

As a department we want to be best in class. Therefore our source-to-contract buyers are expected to be motivated to help continuously improve our processes, speed and quality.

Staying true to who you really are, that is your starting point at FrieslandCampina. Because it is precisely by embracing our differences that we can grow together. We want to create a working environment that allows all employees to bring their best and authentic selves. If who we are suits you, but you're not sure if you're the best fit for the role, we still encourage you to apply so we can help you find the role that fits you best.

For thousands of people every day, we are more than just a dairy company. To our farmers, our employees, the communities we serve, the businesses we work with and the people to whom we bring happiness, FrieslandCampina means something more. For them it's not just about what we do, but who we are.

We value talented people from any background who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves. We encourage all of our employees to make decisions that benefit our entire company. At FrieslandCampina we own our own career and act accordingly. We trust you to make a difference in your job and influence the bigger picture. Working at FrieslandCampina means you are contributing to a better world.

You would be joining a very diverse, young, and ambitious team. Be ready to enjoy the ride with them!

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JOB-ID: 52408 | Source to Contract Buyer - Logistics, Netherlands
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