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Procurement Specialist - Ingredients

Procurement Specialist - Ingredients

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

Position Snapshot

 

•    Location:                Panama
•    Company:              Nestrade Procurement Division 
•    Act. Rate:               Full-Time Act. Rate 100 %
•    Type of contract:    Permanent contract


•    Genuine opportunities for career development, training and personal development. 
•    Attractive and dynamic international working environment.
•    Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces.

Position Summary

 

The Procurement Specialist will work closely with the Procurement Managers in managing the commercial and sourcing activity for the spend in scope.
Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, the successful candidate will support the definition and the implementation for the category strategy on a global level and strongly contribute on delivering the zone’s sustainability objectives.

 

Procurement at Nestlé:

 

As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.
 

A day in the life of a Procurement Specialist for Ingredients

 

•    Support Procurement Managers in tactical/operational activities (contract creation, price requests, cost model development & implementation, project follow-up) and in Business Partnering with markets. 
•    Actively participate in regional tenders for the Category.
•    Support the Regional Procurement Managers in organizing and defining the negotiation strategy with global suppliers.
•    Develop effective communication skills by maintaining both internal and external stakeholders informed of the progress related to the different tenders.
•    Support in automatizing of procurement tools in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
•    Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.

What will make you successful

 


•    University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain and/or Engineering.
•    2 - 3 years of experience in an analytical role related to Procurement or Supply Chain.
•    Ability to work in an international and complex environment.
•    Strong command of Excel and at ease with SAP and PowerPoint.
 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

•    Location:                Panama
•    Company:              Nestrade Procurement Division 
•    Act. Rate:               Full-Time Act. Rate 100 %
•    Type of contract:    Permanent contract


•    Genuine opportunities for career development, training and personal development. 
•    Attractive and dynamic international working environment.
•    Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces.

Position Summary

 

The Procurement Specialist will work closely with the Procurement Managers in managing the commercial and sourcing activity for the spend in scope.
Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, the successful candidate will support the definition and the implementation for the category strategy on a global level and strongly contribute on delivering the zone’s sustainability objectives.

 

Procurement at Nestlé:

 

As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.
 

A day in the life of a Procurement Specialist for Ingredients

 

•    Support Procurement Managers in tactical/operational activities (contract creation, price requests, cost model development & implementation, project follow-up) and in Business Partnering with markets. 
•    Actively participate in regional tenders for the Category.
•    Support the Regional Procurement Managers in organizing and defining the negotiation strategy with global suppliers.
•    Develop effective communication skills by maintaining both internal and external stakeholders informed of the progress related to the different tenders.
•    Support in automatizing of procurement tools in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
•    Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.

What will make you successful

 


•    University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain and/or Engineering.
•    2 - 3 years of experience in an analytical role related to Procurement or Supply Chain.
•    Ability to work in an international and complex environment.
•    Strong command of Excel and at ease with SAP and PowerPoint.
 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

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