Farm Frites is looking for: Category Procurement Manager Indirect Materials & Services

 

Are you the new Category Procurement Manager at Farm Frites with a track record in buying indirect materials and services? Read quickly about our beautiful family owned company near Rotterdam!

 

Are you a Farm Friter? Then you will recognize yourself in the following:

  • You have a can-do mentality and with everything you do you keep your customer in mind. You prefer a no nonsense environment and make down-to-earth decisions.
  • You are involved and feel responsible for the growth of The Farm and you love to work together with colleagues to achieve the best results. Open and direct communication is a must.
  • You are creative, able to switch quickly and find it OK if a plan changes when an opportunity occurs. We are entrepreneurial and want to keep this spirit!
  • You are result driven and always looking for things that you can improve.
  • You have passion, enthusiasm and knowledge for and in your field of expertise and you are proud of it!

 

We are looking for a:

 

Category Procurement Manager Indirect Materials & Services

40 hours, location Oudenhoorn/Lommel

 

What does your team look like?

Farm Frites Procurement has embraced the framework of ‘Procurement Category Management’ which will give you a strong foundation to deliver your 3-year strategy. You are part of a team of 5 colleague category managers and will report directly into the Procurement Director. Procurement is part of Operations & Shared Services. In this role you work in close collaboration and alignment with your stakeholders that will vary from the boardroom to the backroom of our company. At Farm Frites Procurement it is really YOU that can make the difference, with personal impact on the success of our business!

What will you be doing?

Farm Frites has identified a professional and well-developed procurement function as ‘mission critical’ to deliver its 2020 strategic goals. Procurement is expected to deliver significant value to Farm Frites’ business by means of:

  • Realizing a competitive cost base trough intelligent sourcing strategies with firm commitment on securing safety, quality and reliability for the business;
  • Ensuring committed suppliers who are able to deal with Farm Frites business dynamics and are highly determined to contribute to the success of Farm Frites in the market;
  • Being ahead of the market for supplier innovations (‘outside-in’) reinforcing Farm Frites’ capabilities throughout the entire value chain.
  • Owning the entire process from sourcing strategy until delivery and implementation of the results.
  • Driving your designated spend categories towards success in a responsible and sustainable way with high personal autonomy and mandate.

 

What do you need?

  • Bachelor Degree, in the field of Economics or Logistics.
  • Minimum 5 or more years of relevant work experience and potential to grow within the division.
  • Good analytical skills, with a good balance between practical and intellectual and have the ability to switch between short and long term.
  • Talent to create from scratch, self-starting with proven skills in project management, planning and organization.
  • Positive, proactive and result driven attitude with strong developed communicative skills and networking capabilities. A high drive to win and to beat competition.
  • Passionate about fries and production processes.
  • Excellent language skills, orally and written, in Dutch and English.
  • Travel 30%

 

What do we offer you?

At Farm Frites Procurement, it’s all about creating business impact. Business impact which focusses on important spend categories like this role for Indirect Materials & Services, covering typical IM&S areas like Capex, MRO, Services, HR, IT, Business Travel, Marketing and Carlease. Working at Farm Frites gives you the feeling to belong to a big family. Farm Frites is growing, which makes it a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment to work in. We will make sure you have the right knowledge and tools to do your work properly.

Please send us your online application via the link on the website https://www.werkenbijfarmfrites.com/Vacatures - including CV and motivation letter. For more information, you can e-mail our Recruitment Team via Recruitment@Farmfrites.com.

 

 

 

Welcome in our world...

Since 1971, we grow the tastiest potatoes. We are committed to nature, proud of our farmers' heritage. Farm Frites is pure, authentic, passionate; together with our growers we are working around the clock to make a difference. Straight from the fields, our potatoes are carefully taken care of and processed into fries. That farmland is our foundation. It is invaluable to Farm Frites!  And so are the more than 1,500 employees that work for Farm Frites, all over the world. That's why we do everything we do in the most sustainable way and respect people and planet. Where quality comes first ... and taste! You can see it and you can taste it.
Worldwide, more and more people enjoy fries. Not only in the Western world, but also increasingly in Asia and Latin America. We have contributed to this growth. And we continue to do so.  It's very simple: We want to make the tastiest fries.

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