Procurement Indirect & Direct Category

Procurement Indirect & Direct Category

BSD, Tangerang Selatan 

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Blue Band, Minyak Samin Cap Onta, and other global brand that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.

About the Role!

As part of the Indonesia Procurement Team, the primary purpose of this position is to Managing E2E Procurement Activities (RM, PM, and Indirect) in Asia-Pacific Region

The indirect portfolio spend will be approximately 170M€ across all categories: Logistics, Capex/MRO, Facilities and Manufacturing Services, Marketing, IT, Professional Services and HR.

This position will also have a portion of the scope (Capex/MRO) extended into South East & Far East Asia region.  This mandate will be accomplished through new suppliers scouting, leveraging current supplier base, implementing sourcing strategies, supplier and contract management, project management, supplier evaluation, and budget & value creation (cost savings) management.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Experience in palm oil industry would be an advantage 
  • Interest in sustainability and/or sustainable development / sustainable systems design
  • Experienced in Direct Materials Sourcing (Food Ingredients and Fats/Oils is an advantage).
  • Experienced in managing Indirect Procurement activities (A&P, Logistics, Factory services, HR Services, IT Services, Travel & Commonication, CAPEX, Etc.)
  • Great personal organization skills, attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines in the multicultural environment 
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts clearly (both written and in presentations)
  • Able to lead the supplier agreement with end to end
  • Capable to lead 3PM in Asia Countries (Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, Srilanka

About you!

  • The Procurement Direct & Indirect Category has the ability to collaborate with other departments in across Asia Country.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 3-5+ years of relevant experience in Procurement, preferably in Capex/MRO, Indirect Spend.
  • Experience on large-scale change management projects and in international assignments is a plus.
  • Exemplify a high degree of personal integrity and interpersonal, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • English proficient in both verbal and written communication.
  • You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 
  • You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 
  • At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.


About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!


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