Senior Buyer Indirect

06 Maart 2017

Kraft Heinz

European Senior Buyer – Indirect Procurement
Zeist, the Netherlands

About the company
The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global food and beverage powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue and is the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and 5th largest in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

Context of the position

We're currently looking for an European Senior Buyer Indirect, located in Zeist, the Netherlands. You will be responsible for everything regarding to Marketing and Sales and take part in a very ambitious and high performing team. It's a complex portfolio and therefore we're not just looking for anyone, but for someone who's intelligent, eager to learn and up for a new challenge.

Below some key activities;

  • Leading all negotiations with suppliers regarding pricing, terms and conditions;
  • Responsible for coordinating multiple projects supporting the indirect procurement organization;
  • Strong communication with all levels of (senior) management, both internally as externally;
  • Provide cost savings on specific commodities.

Hard Skills

  • Master Degree
  • Currently living in the European Zone
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Indirect Procurement
  • Experience within the Food industry is an advantage
  • English ad business level, 2+ languages at business level is preferred.

Soft Skills
This position will require continual response to dynamic circumstances and conditions and must be able to make good decisions, based on multiple considerations. Therefore we're looking for someone who isn't afraid to act fast and be decisive. Flexibility is important in order to manage different projects at once. We're looking for someone who can give push back in dealing with stakeholders and isn't afraid to be direct. Last but not least, we need someone to be very accurate in reporting and documenting. At Kraft Heinz we get our results with smaller teams and smaller budgets, so get ready for some pressure!

Apply online via the 'Apply' button.


Keywords: Vacancy, Full-time, Zeist, Buyer, Inkoper, procurement

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