Transportation and Logistics Senior Buyer

Location
Haddenham.
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2018
Closes
17 Sep 2018
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Transportation and Logistics Senior Buyer

Are you a forward thinking individual with background in international procurement? Do you know the area of Transportation and Logistic within indirect categories? Do you have an appetite to become The One who helps us build the great strategy? We are looking for professionals with appetite for more.

What do we offer?

* Chance to make an impact on the logistics procurement strategy and carve out best in class opportunities

* Working with and influencing high level stakeholders to bring change to the ways of working

* Having a real impact on progressing the entrusted category

* Growth opportunities within the team – chance to expand capabilities and take on more challenges and categories

* Exciting numbers: 9 factories in scope, 4 exciting European locations (UK, FR, IT and PL), $40M to across on 3 major transport ways (Ocean, Road, Air) in 3 areas (Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution), cooperating in chance to exercise 4 European languages such as English (must have), French, Italian and Polish (the other 3 are desirable)

* Career within a company making sure the business we do is sustainable. Do you want to know more? Check our report on sustainability in 2017

Could it be you?

* You understand strategic category management and are able to apply it to a complex, regional category

* You understand cost drivers and key providers within all markets

* You have experience in negotiations & influencing

* You value and poses good communication skills to make our cooperation clear and pleasant

* You understand relevant strategic sourcing and demand levers and cross-functional approaches in category management

* You are able to demonstrable experience and results in managing complex projects.

* Procurement qualification such as MCIPS are desirable

If you want to help is un identification of synergies with EMEA and Global markets, if you are passionate about CCI initiatives and are able to establish authentic relationship with stakeholders to become trusted business partner… if you read it so far and are curious to learn more – don’t hesitate and let us get to know you! 

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