Global Sourcing Manager Food
Our client is a leading global specialty minerals company that meets essential human needs in the agriculture, food and engineered materials fields. In this role your goal will be to lead procurement of food specialties and generate reduction in the total cost of ownership of services. You will be strongly involved in the development and consolidation of our procurement activities to support the growth plans in the Food Specialties business unit. You will be a specialist for procurement of food ingredients such as hydrocolloids, Starches, flavors, vegetable ( soy, pea) and dairy proteins (whey) ,emulsifiers, sweeteners etc. You will act as Sourcing Manager focusing on sourcing of raw material strategy for the European region, especially German market.
As a Sourcing Manager you...
Actively lead and develop the strategic sourcing activities with the goal to get our sites supplied while working on cost reductions and improving the quality of service
Identify, evaluate & select suppliers and partners, negotiate and close commercial framework-agreements in close cooperation with our production sites, quality and R&D
Maintain and develop in-depth knowledge of suppliers, markets & trends
Perform best-in-class negotiation processes via analysis of supply & demand trends
Establish and manage global/regional relationships with suppliers
Monitor performances of vendors and their compliance with their commitments
Address & solve operational issues with suppliers
Provide guidance to the regional procurement colleagues in Americas
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Our ideal candidate...
Has a Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant field
Has 5 to 10 years of experience in purchasing food ingredients
Has a great understanding of supply markets and price cyclicality in food specialties industry and functionality of products
Has excellent command of English and German
Is ready to travel; 40% of travel is part of the job mainly to Germany
As a Sourcing Manager at our client you work...
Fulltime at a international organization
Closely in cooperation with Global R&D and Application team to source correct products
For a good salary
Do you want more information? Please contact Rick Heijmans of Ilse Sijrier at +31-115562230