Senior Procurement 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.
What we ask
University or college degree in Supply Chain or Procurement or Business Administration
2-3 years of experience in the field of Sourcing, preferably in a multinational company or shared service center
Excellent proficiency in English
Dutch or any additional European language skill is an advantage
Continuous improvement mindset
Excellent coordination, time management and prioritization
Ability to balance operational and strategic tasks
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
Sourcing of purchase requisitions based on Procurement policy and sourcing guidelines and ICF 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
Acts as coach for Buyers in the team on hard skills for Sourcing
Backs up the team lead in his/her absence.
Ensure proper workload distribution in the team
Acts as first point of escalation for team's scope
Participates in/leads process optimization projects
Implements improvement initiative
Participates in transition projects (system and scope), acting as key user or change owner
Provides support in migration projects to ensure smooth transition of activities to the Procurement Shared Service Centre, including trainings for new joiners and new business requesters.
Contributes to the development of procurement processes for the Sourcing department by providing input to the Team Lead Sourcing.
Identifies bottle necks in (work) processes, provides proposals on improvement opportunities, participate in improvement initiatives and tracks progress