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9070995 | ZOETERMEER | ZZP, Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Ingredients are the heart of our clients products, by providing a unique sensory experience to consumers in terms of smell, taste and texture, while being sourced regionally or globally by a variety of suppliers. The specialty Ingredients buyer has a key position delivering innovative, efficient and sustainable sourcing to reach our 3 missions around People, Profit and Purpose.

In this role you will have a high level of connection with Marketing, R&D, Operations and Quality. 

Your mission:

  • Category strategy development, validation & activation
  • Develop in depth market knowledge on players and insights including business needs
  • Co-develop and activate sourcing strategy with the global category teams and other stakeholders involved: procurement teams, R&D, Operations, Quality
  • Supplier relationship & performance management
  • Manage and lead Supplier Network 
  • Identify, build, and develop Supplier relationship with local and global suppliers in the regions in line with objectives set by the global category strategy
  • Preparation of performance objectives and annual business reviews
  • Support ingredients Innovation and productivity projects
  • Identify key innovation needs with Marketing and R&D, particularly in early stages of developments (Inno Days, Select & Define phases)
  • Leverage supplier network and assess innovation capabilities
  • Support the central procurement team to deliver productivity and innovation projects
  • Category reporting, compliance and system integration
  • Prepare or contribute to Budget, Price lists and Material Variance Analysis
  • Monitor Financial performance: productivity & cash
  • Ensure supplier Quality compliance: Manufacturing site audit, Sedex
  • Support contract compliance & GTCPs
  • Secure sourcing of materials
  • Together with category procurement
  • Support and ensure that factory material demand is met
  • Support Business Contingency plans on critical materials (stock, extending sourcing…)
  • Improve forecast accuracy with demand planning and suppliers
  • Implement Service Level Agreement with suppliers: On Time In Full (OTIF) Delivery


  • Experience as a buyer and understand the buying process
  • Experience working with procurement projects


  • Contract with Yacht or ZZP for 17 weeks.


Our client is a part of  a international food organisation. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Anjana Makhan via telefoonnummer 06-30390108

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