Procurement Specialist | Dutch

  • Location

    Schiphol Area

  • Sector:

    Logistics and Supply Chain

  • Contact:

    Katherine Granada

  • Job ref:

    JN -112021-26407

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-02

Do you have a passion for sustainability and on making a positive impact on society? Do you enjoy taking ownership and making data driven decisions? Excited about continuous and fast learning opportunities? Motivated by a company which places its customers and suppliers at the heart of things? Want to join a company on the next step of its remarkable journey? Want to be part of a great organizational culture and award winning ‘Great Place to Work’?

If you answered YES to all of the above, please read on.

Our client is a hugely successful Finnish company that challenges the traditional grocery market by selling surplus batches of food with large discounts in a web store. Their main mission is to reduce food waste that originates from mistakes in demand forecasting, changes in packages or short best before dates. After 4 years of impressive growth in Finland, the company is ready to expand into its first new market– The Netherlands. For this, we are searching for a Procurement Specialist to join their team in the Netherlands! You will be responsible for supplier acquisition, operational purchasing and supplier development.

Responsibilities:

  • Contacting potential new suppliers and pitching the concept
  • Using our proprietary tools to analyse the offers we receive
  • Negotiating and making independent purchase decisions based on analysis
  • Developing supplier relationships to unlock value for both parties
  • Cooperating with other functions of the company to ensure attractive product range or tackling products causing trouble in logistics
  • Involvement in building and managing the workflows and processes used in the Procurement team

Requirements

  • Fluency in Dutch and English
  • Data driven
  • Good Excel skills
  • Experience in Food & Beverages/FMCG is a plus
  • Affinity or experience in procurement/sales/purchasing (or similar) is a plus
  • Flexible and communicative
  • Able to easily connect with others and develop relationships

What’s in it for you?

  • To become a part of company who contributes to sustainable society
  • Innovative, start-up work environment
  • Competitive salary package

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Feel free to apply or contact me for more information at katherine@adamsrecruitment.com.