Buyer, Freight & Logistics

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Expérience : > 4 ans
Éducation : Bac +5 / Master

McCain Foods Limited
McCain Foods Limited

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Le poste

Descriptif du poste

Job purpose:

As a Freight & Logistics Buyer, you will be responsible to engage and support the sourcing for our Supply chain activities across the Europe region. You will play a key role in the Indirect Procurement Team, participating in the implementation of our organizational road map, identifying saving opportunities, managing projects, and enabling us to increase the maturity level of the European Procurement team.

This role is part of the Freight & Logistics Procurement team, and the broader Indirect Sourcing Team. The role reports to the Supply Chain Procurement manager and will be involved in core procurement activities across the following 3 mains areas:

  • Transportation of finished products: road transport, both cold & ambient conditions 
  • Warehousing
  • Supply chain activities (pallets sourcing, specifics supply chain development projects…)

Key Responsibilities:

Core Accountabilities and Outcomes 

  • Collaborate closely with the European Supply Chain team on a daily basis to enhance the performance and reliability of the Logistics supply base
  • Identifies, drives, and delivers opportunities on Sustainable Cost Advantage to support annual procurement and business targets
  • Implements a strong and sustainable commodity strategy to ensure long-term cost and cash performance
  • Is responsible for managing relationships with key suppliers in the region
  • Ensures market intel sharing with key stakeholders and internal business partners
  • Delivers key targets of procurement organization on cost, cash, cost avoidance
  • Project management

Strategy implementation:

  • Implement the existing strategy across the Freight & Logistics space
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager, the Indirect Procurement Director, and the team to develop and execute a      strategy that supports current business and supports future growth
  • Own and report on categories procurement functional performance metrics (KPIs - Key Performance Indicators)

Relationship Management

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders is critical to this role
  • Develop strong personal relationships with stakeholders and leadership team across the business
  • Deliver outstanding service to key stakeholders with a view to becoming an invaluable business partner of key stakeholder function (Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Co-manufacturing teams)

Supplier Relationship Management

  • Develop a risk and benefits-based approach to supplier relationship management 
  • Develop a standard approach to SRM (Supplier Management) across the team, ensuring strategic and key      suppliers are managed appropriately dependent on criticality and risk





Profil recherché

Profile description:

About You:

  • Master’s degree in Procurement, Business or a related field.
  • Proven experience (3 to 5 years) in procurement with experience in supply chain (road freight & warehouses)
  • Best practices on executing procurement strategies across the Freight & Logistics categories
  • Experience in delivering exceptional procurement value in a complex environment, having supported significant transformation and change management programs
  • Experience in collaborating with stakeholders and understanding business aspects of projects
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions to optimize procurement processes and drive cost savings
  • Proficient in English (written and spoken), French or Dutch is plus
  • Good knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • SAP and COUPA experience is an asset.
  • Willingness to travel: As required

We offer:

What we offer:

  • A challenging but very rewarding role within an effective and international team (flat hierarchies).
  • Global career growth and learning opportunities
  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits
  • Opportunity to work independently in a challenging and international environment
  • Partial working from home is possible
  • Friendly atmosphere


More information about McCain:

McCain is a family company and the world market leader in the frozen potato productsmarket, with 22,000 employees worldwide. McCain promotes values of integrity,authenticity, commitment and solidarity by being an agent of change in a context wherethe safety of all is paramount.

To achieve this, actions in favor of environmental protection have been put in place:sustainable agriculture, efficient use of resources, quality food and prosperouscommunities. More information on our website>

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