• Netherlands, Amersfoort
  • Cooperative Affairs
  • Professional Job
  • Full-Time

Short description

For our Cooperative Affairs department, based in Amersfoort, we are looking for a 'Melkstromen Manager'.

A job that matters

It is FrieslandCampina’s ambition to help the growing world population move forward in life with all the natural goodness of milk. At the same time, we want to provide farmers with a better living. To realise these ambitions, we take the utmost care to ensure responsible production. 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.

Job description

About FrieslandCampina

All 20,000 employees at FrieslandCampina share a single passion: getting more out of milk and aim to help people move forward in life. With our brands over 30 we reach millions of people in more than 100 countries. FrieslandCampina consists of a number of business groups and operating companies with offices all around the world. The head office is located in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.


FrieslandCampina secures a future for our 12.104 member dairy farmers and their families in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. These members all share a common passion: producing top quality milk. This milk is used by FrieslandCampina’s 23,769 employees to create high-quality products for consumers and clients throughout the whole world.

In response to the growing demand for healthy, sustainable nourishment, our Cooperative Affairs department has a strong drive to ensure continuous improvement of the quality and sustainability of our milk. The members of this team act beyond self-interest, doing what is truly good for the company. They are here to make the right decisions and to leave a legacy by creating life-changing products.


Job description 

Within FrieslandCampina we have on average sixteen different Milkstreams, such as Meadow Milk, Organic Milk, VLOG and Planet Proof. Recently we see an increase in market and consumer demand for more differentiation of Milkstreams and/or increasing demands within existing milkstreams.


This comes with an increasing complexity within the core processes of Cooperative Affairs.


The Melkstromen Manager will be the director within Cooperative Affairs and FrieslandCampina to manage this increasing complexity.

As Melkstromen Manager you will be responsible for a timely, efficient and effectively management of all non-standard milkstreams in such a way that quality and volumes are guaranteed in line with Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) and business strategies, member farmers, business- and dairy sector stakeholders are fully aligned and all financial processes in relation to non-standard milkstreams are managed in a correct and orderly way.


Job requirements

As Melkstromen Manager you are the linking pin between Cooperative Affairs departments, member Farmers, Commercial departments of FrieslandCampina and Dairy sector partners. You are a true team-player and networker. You keep the overview, but do not miss out on details. Making plans, setting ambitious targets and executing according to plan are within your DNA. The perfect candidate has knowledge of the dairy sector, sustainable dairy farming, Milk Quality Control including certification processes, Milk Logistics and Milk payment processes.


Compensation & benefits

Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training. FrieslandCampina does not however only compensate its

employees with monetary rewards. We also consider it important for our people to continue to grow. After all, your development is not only goodfor your career; our products also benefit from it. That’s why we invest in relevant training courses in your particular discipline. The mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues is also evident on the work floor. It is, after all, the most effective way to learn.



If you have any further questions about the above-mentioned position, or you would simply like to know more about FrieslandCampina, please do not hesitate to contact Arno Oostdam, via mail: Arno.Oostdam@FrieslandCampina.com. Official applications are only possible via the website.

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