Europa Recruitment Jobs 2022 in Amsterdam Area – European Category Buyer – Sustainable FMCG

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  • Amsterdam Area
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About the job

This Company is a long-standing and operating business offering truly delicious, sustainable food and drinks to European consumers.

A business based on values and ethos, leader in the category and with strong commercial backbone.

Currently looking to recruit a key role in the business:

European Category Buyer

This role will be responsible for strategic sourcing of one of the biggest categories in the company.


  • Accountable for collaborative relationships with key suppliers
  • Insure supplier management (SRM / pyramid model)
  • Propose, support, implement sourcing strategies on his categories of products
  • Follows the market evolutions (suppliers, raw materials, innovations) for his category and recommend best sourcing model
  • Control suppliers performances, propose and secure the implementation of the action plan
  • Regularly visit and align with key suppliers on innovationsenovations, exclusivity, progress of projects, long term contracts and business development opportunities
  • Secure required resources at the supplier to support our innovations, renovations and sourcing projects
  • Accountable of the preparation and follow up of COGS Budget in link with commodity market and market development
  • Prepare, lead and assure the follow-up of suppliers negotiations in link with Budget target
  • Negotiate and contract relevant exclusivities to secure current and future business
  • Execute sourcing projects (
  • Negotiate capacity agreement with core suppliers
  • Insure a strong working relationship with stakeholders (Marketing, R&D, Supply chain, quality, finance…)


Education and Experiences:

  • Bachelor level, preferable with Nevi 1 (nice to have NEVI 2)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant business experiences
  • Supplier relationship management expertise
  • Very strong in negotiation, Value engineering project
  • SAP and MS Office, Excel advanced
  • Experience with co-manufacturing / Private Label buying
  • Sourcing strategy formulation and Market intelligence development
  • English fluent
  • Able to handle high complexity

Company: Europa Recruitment

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location: Amsterdam Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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