Logistics Buyer - Upfield

Logistics Buyer

The Logistics Buyer is an important role in the Procurement team. Reporting to the EU Procurement Manager for Logistics Services, it contributes to the development and implementation of Warehouse and Transportation Procurement plans that quickly deliver best in class results.

 Are you up for the challenge? Then join us now!

 

Location: Warsaw or Katowice - Poland 

Hybrid work 

 

About the position!

In your role as the Procurement Buyer Logistics you will have to gain business-wide support for and implement subcategory sourcing plans that quickly deliver tangible results.

You will build effective relationships engaging with stakeholders across functions and country business units that maximize and drive continuous improvement.

You will measure and benchmark performance to ensure that Upfield has the most competitive cost base in your subcategory.

You will have a great chance to take part in innovation programs in your subcategory to continually search for cost-saving opportunities, new technologies, new products, and new suppliers that contribute to the overall strategy of the business.

Your key responsibility will be develop tender strategies and tender tool utilization and identify opportunities to deliver total cost of ownership savings in your categories and driving the implementation of the plans to capture those opportunities is essential.

You will be responsible for measuring and benchmarking tariffs regionally to ensure that Upfield has the most competitive cost base for Logistics Services nad proactively managing supplier relationships to deliver cost & cash results regarding quality and service levels.

Last but not least - you will be a part of continuous improvement programs with suppliers to continually search for cost saving opportunities, new technologies, new products and new suppliers that contribute to the overall strategy of the business.

 

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

To be successful in this role, you will have minimum 3 years of logistics procurement experience and a track record of delivering cost and cash results.

You are proficient in both verbal and written communication in English.

Previous Logistics Service Provider, Customer Solutions / Supply Chain engineering experience and Warehouse & Distribution footprint experience would be considered a plus.

You have good knowledge of the European Logistics setting.

Experience in large companies (ideally FMCG) is desirable.

Knowledge of supply chain sustainability benchmarks and assessment tools as Sedex is a plus.

You have strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills, the ability to thrive with ambiguity, change and minimum processes and systems.

You are a self-starter, results oriented, and able to engage with stakeholders.

Enjoy working in a virtual and multicultural working environment is necessary

 

 

What’s next?

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now!

Please note that all CVs sent by email will be deleted automatically. Please formally submit your application via the link to the advertisement.

We understand your resume might not be up to date, we recommend that you apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements stated in the description, but we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be the right candidate for this role or other roles. 

 

We prefer to receive your application before 27th of January 2023. The first stage of the process will be a Video interview with me.

Justyna Rosowska, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist CEE&SEE.

 

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