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Procurement Assistant

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
8 June, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a large multi-national consumer company, is looking for an experienced Packaging Buyer to join its Netherlands team.

Assisting with strategic sourcing programs for plastics worth €130m+ for its consumer portfolio in Europe, deliver savings, while helping to create a positive impact on the world’s plastic problem and drive innovation by ensuring future fit procurement.

Procurement Assistant - Plastics rigid bottles - Rotterdam:

We are looking for candidates with a good foundation within Direct Procurement and recent experience of strategic purchasing within a FMCG environment.

It is important that you have an understanding of centralised Strategic Procurement and the ability to execute short, medium and long-term strategy within a high value portfolio.

Responsible for initiating and managing value creation programs, identifying opportunities and ensuring timely inputs to global/regional project teams.

Ensure accurate reporting and maintenance of cost books, master data, savings data, contracts and purchase orders.

Essential skills:

  • Bachelor’s/master’s in a business-related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in commercial roles (preferably in Procurement/Supply Chain management)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, other Office tools
  • Fluency in English language
  • Experience in master data management


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