• Belgium, Lummen
  • Supply Chain - Procurement
  • Professional Job
  • Full-Time

Short job description

The Business Procurement Manager is responsible for the successful implementation of relevant Procurement interventions, meeting the needs of the sites Lummen & Nuenen. In doing so, he/she seeks to create maximum value for the company.

A job that matters

Procurement is the foundation of our company. This discipline makes things happen at FrieslandCampina. Without procurement, there would be no material to produce the high-quality products we market to help consumers around the globe grow smarter, older and healthier. Aiming for things that matter gets us all in the desired mind-set: it enables us to win in the market together. Our employees around the world have a strong drive to do things that matter and are commercially obsessed with adding value to those things that matter. Moreover, they have an owner’s mind-set, empowering them to make decisions on things that matter.

What will your job look like?

  • Business procurement roadmap: develop, formulate, implement and monitor procurement roadmap. Take ownership for own portfolio
  • Support strategy development: give input to and align global category & own business procurement strategy within the scope of the overall “Source for the stars” procurement strategy
  • Contribute to and support the development & local implementation of the project streams in S4TS in order to realize the overall “Source for the stars” ambition & achieve OpCo specific objectives
  • Stakeholder management: act as integrated partner, be first point of contact for relevant internal customers and for category procurement with regard to procurement and/or specific Opco topics. have contacts and cooperate with stakeholders within procurement and opco organization to guide the decision making process.
  • Business Procurement Portfolio: manage a business purchase portfolio with critical materials and/or services with medium to high complexity in sourcing and medium to high impact on business continuity which is not covered by a procurement category.
  • Develop & implement procurement saving initiatives 
  • Projects: plan, manage and execute local/OpCo specific procurement projects for value add and/or cost savings, within the project management guidelines
  • Master Degree, preferably in Business Administration / Engineering or Bachelor degree with experience
  • Preferably 3-5 years of relevant business – procurement experience
  • Strong category and general procurement background and/or strong technical background combined with relevant procurement experience
  • Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Relationship builder, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong decision making skills, highly analytical
  • Ability to effectively work with internal/external stakeholders and suppliers

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