Regional Strategic Buyer / Corrugated & Micro Flute Packaging
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Regional Strategic Buyer / Corrugated & Micro FlutePackaging

I want a unique opportunity to be part of a global team where Ican fulfill my potential and deliver value to the business

Nestrade ProcurementDivision, Panama

Undefined period oftime, 100%

Travel rate : from 5 to10%

Are you ready to joina high performing and ultra-diverse team?

Come join one of the most iconic companies in the world and have a chanceto make an impact in being part of the Global Procurement Division.

In order to implement and drive the success of this new procurement model,we are looking for a highly competent experienced Strategic Buyer based in Panama,responsible for managing commercial and sourcing activity for Corrugated &Micro Flute Packaging used by Nestlé.

Reporting directly to the Category Manager, you will be responsible fordefining and implementing the purchasing strategy for the spend in scope on a regionallevel, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

Who are we?

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with89,8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 191 countriesaround the world, has 418 factories and its 328,000 employees are committed toNestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthierfuture.

Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people andtheir pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from globalicons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites.

Company performance isdriven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in theSwiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.

Learn moreabout our Group and reasons to join us on .

Procurement at Nestlé :

To ensure that Nestlé achieves its objective of sustainable growth, a newProcurement Division was just created with hubs in Switzerland, Panama andMalaysia.

They provide a range of services, including the management ofprocurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and otherservices.

The hubs also support markets with managing local spend.

What will be your keyresponsibilities?

  • Perform supplier market / category / supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Develop category strategy for spend in scope.
  • Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the strategy.
  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and price planning.
  • Lead the planning and regular contract Service Level Agreement and Performance objectives reviews with suppliers and other functional partners.
  • Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.
  • What isrequired?

  • University degree in Procurement, Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in strategic sourcing within the Packaging Category a strong plus.
  • Successful track record in handling negotiations.
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success in risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
  • Fluent in English with Spanish and Portuguese a strong plus.
  • Change ambassador, successful record for proposing innovative ideas and challenging ways of working.
  • Efficient use of data management tools (advanced Excel).
  • What’s on offer?

  • A challenging role with regional and global responsibilities to help drive the implementation of the Nestlé Group Corrugated & Micro Flute Packaging strategy.
  • Genuine opportunities for career development, training and personal development.
  • We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment within modern smart office locations providing flexible & collaborative workspaces.
  • To become part of the Global Procurement team within Nestlé and to help drive value into our business.
  • What we are lookingfor?

    We are looking for ahighly analytical, strategically minded and people-oriented candidate with excellentnegotiation and communication skills and the ability to influence andcollaborate with individuals across a complex organization.

    If your profile matchesour needs and if you want to make a difference apply directly in Englishat.

    We enhance lives withscience-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helpingconsumers care for themselves and their families.

    This reflects our convictionthat the people are our most important asset. We make sure our employees feelthis every day.


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