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Sourcing Manager Packaging & Paper Bags

For Mars we are looking for an experienced Sourcing Manager (100% remote). In this job you will be responsible for the sourcing strategy implantation and further development for the regional pack materials portfolio and responsible for strategy execution, procurement and supplier management for Mars Petcare Europe and other segments and regions as necessary.

Print, Packaging
Euro 3250 - 4000
36 - 40 uur
Full-time, Part-time
Heel Nederland
Geplaatst op:
Onze belofte aan jou
  • Laptop
  • Telefoon
  • Work from home
  • Veel verantwoordelijkheid
  • Ruimte voor eigen inbreng
  • Informele sfeer

Job description

The Sourcing Manager Packaging & Paper Bags is responsible for the Category performance of incumbent pack Categories. and is also responsible for the development and implementation of strategies for the sourcing of incumbent Pack Materials for the Petfood Business in Mars Europe. These strategies must be aligned with Business and stakeholder functions´ priorities, such as Quality, Cost, Innovation and Service. 

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Bring the categories to a mature state, by running tenders in line with the needs of the business on short and medium term, but also on long term sustainability goals

  • Continue the transition to more mature category management

  • Category governance to continue with cross-function stakeholders 

  • Development and Implementation of a sourcing strategy for the responsible portfolio. 

  • Be accountable for the execution of the Sourcing Strategies of the incumbent portfolios in PNE

  • Ensure price forecasting in a complex and volatile commodity environment, providing the business with timely intelligence on pricing and availability risks as well as spotting new opportunities early.

  • Buying area representation and provision of requested input to selected forums where relevant, here representing Commercial in relevant central ATGs. 

  • Maintain and develop collaboration with Royal Canin, MW, Food in Europe to continue improvement in purchasing synergies where relevant. 

What do we offer

  • A contract for 12 months (temporary employment contract) via SMS Intermediair, with the possibility to be extended or hired by Mars afterwards.
  • A workweek of 32 to 40 hours a week.
  • A salary ranging from €3.500,- to €4.000,- per month (based on a fulltime, 40 hours workweek).
  • A responsible and diverse role in an international team with global responsibility.
  • A job 100% remote, so you don't have to live near Mars in Veghel
  • +/- 10% international travelling

Your new employer

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.

Job requirements

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Procurement or Economics.
  • You have 5 years of working experience in Sourcing, Supply Chain or Procurement;
  • Experience in Packaging Procurement is an advantage.
  • You have the ability to analyse data and assess information quickly.
  • You have good communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • You are fluent in the English language.

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Want to know more? Please contact Loes: T | 040 - 211 40 75  M |  
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