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Regional Buyer - EMEA Logistics & Warehousing

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CC-5846
Sector Location Job type Salary
Dependent on Location
Date added
29 June, 2022

Job Description

My client, a large global business in the FMCG sector, seeks a Regional Buyer – EMEA Logistics & Warehousing.

 

As Regional Buyer – EMEA Logistics & Warehousing, you will be responsible for managing warehousing and logistics procurement over 50 operational locations across the EMEA region.

 

Regional Buyer – EMEA Logistics & Warehousing, Flexible across European Hubs (preference is UK, Portugal or Italy), 100% Remote Working

 

My client is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced buyer to join a well-renowned global company that is keen to nurture and develop talent in a fast-paced, exciting environment with the support of a close knit, multi-national team.

 

It is essential that you have a solid understanding of sourcing or strategic procurement within warehousing and/or logistics services. Experience of dealing with 3PL or 4PL is highly advantageous, as is experience of managing a variety of local or regional warehousing, or logistics contracts in different locations.

 

You will work in a small but dedicated team to ensure that all logistics procurement and supplier management requirements across the EMEA region are delivered successfully. This will involve supporting within procurement strategy at a regional level and assisting with the requirements of operational users. This includes elements of sourcing, supplier management, strategy definition, harmonisation, cost reduction and performance/business improvements.

 

The successful candidate will therefore be an excellent communicator, with the ability to positively engage multi-national teams, stakeholders and suppliers. Experience of working in a multi-national environment is highly advantageous, but not essential.

 

We would welcome applications from Buyers that are looking to increase their geographical coverage, and can demonstrate a willingness and ability to manage increased geographical complexity, and that can integrate into a multi-cultural environment.

 

This position is an excellent opportunity for any Buyer is looking to progress a career within centralised procurement for a truly global business and will offer the chance to develop key category management skills in an advanced Procurement department with a very supportive team.

  

Regional Buyer – EMEA Logistics & Warehousing, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillset:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Experience of procurement within logistics or purchasing, or experience of working for a 3PL or 4PL provider in an equivalent operational post
  • Experience of dealing directly with suppliers – confident in sourcing, negotiating and managing suppler delivery
  • High level of PC literacy and familiar with digital procurement tools
  • Self-assured and driven professional that enjoys a challenge, is keen to develop their strategic procurement skills and progress within an international environment

 

If you are interested in applying for this Regional Buyer – EMEA Logistics & Warehousing role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to charlotte.cruise@emearecruitment.com  for a confidential conversation please call Charlotte in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1874