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Global Senior Buyer Dairy Ingredients

16/04/2018Schiphol, Noord Holland, NL

About the Job

Your objective is to develop and implement the sourcing strategies for the nominated sub-category in alignment with the overall category strategy. The spent of this category is 150 Mio and your responsibility.

  • Secure competitive supply of dairy ingredients for all Danone factories in the world.
  • Develop new suppliers in nominated geographies of supply origin.
  • Develop new supply origins in alignment with category strategy.
  • Protect the business from excessive market volatility by designing and implementing market risk management (MRM) strategy
  • Own the supplier relationship management (SRM) and develop strategic partnership with selected key suppliers (facilitate top-top forum)
  • Animate and develop the dairy ingredients buyer network in nominated geographies
  • Drive supplier innovation in the category
  • Manage relevant cash flow drivers in the category
  • Represent the category to relevant external stakeholders

About You

You have a master degree in food science or business school and at least 5 years of experience in a strategic procurement position. We prefer if you have experience in Dairy and/or Ingredients. Strong project management skills are important. To be successful you are also:

  • A fast learner
  • Autonomous
  • A great connector
  • Creative in driving for results, innovations and change
  • Able to travel approx. 30% of your time
Become part of the critical category of Dairy Ingredients, which aims to not only source the required products but also focuses on the development of our suppliers to the right level of food and quality requirements.

What’s in it for you?

At Danone we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary) and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

But more importantly – many opportunities for steps in career and develop your competencies

What’s next?

Hit the “apply now” button.

Need more information?
Please contact Yael O’Callaghan, Talent Manager Procurement via or +31652396755

About us

At Danone, we are dedicated to achieving health through food. And not only that; we want our mission to benefit people of every age, in every social and cultural environment and in every part of the world - as many people as possible.

Cycles & Procurement is right at the heart of making the Danone vision One Planet. One Health a reality. Through what & how we source, we shape the world in which we operate & we build the future for Danone.

We are one team of procurement professionals worldwide enabling Danone to grow. Bringing outside in. Seeking innovative solutions & partnering up with suppliers aligned with our vision. With cycles securing & protecting our key resources and our strategic approach to procurement