Procurement Assistant Manager Manufacturing

Posted 11 December 2021
salarisUp to €5200 per month
Job type Temporary
BedrijfssectorenOffice en Management Inkoop en Aanbestedingen

Job description

For our client, a company in FMCG, we are looking for an Assistant Procurement Manager Manufacturing based in Rotterdam.


  • Supplier strategy & end-to-end management: onboarding, RSP, USQS compliance, business relationship, contract negotiation, improvement/savings projects, price forecasting
  • Sourcing strategy & management
  • Commodity ownership: strategy & management, including industry analysis, benchmark and in-depth knowledge
  • Support implementation of innovation projects in cross functional teams with Marketing, R&D and Supply Chain or CCBT/TRIO team with selected CMs (suppliers)
  • Resolve escalated operational procurement issues for the allocated portfolio / suppliers (Invoices mismatches, one-off reconciliations, urgent payments, prices updates) in collaboration with other functions (purchase to pay, raw & packaging buying teams, planning, etc.)
  • Commercial & Contract Negotiations
  • Land year on year savings target: smart buying, product logic, cash, e-tender, volume rebates
  • Work on upstream sourced materials together with Portfolio Procurement/Operations teams
  • Support Supply Chain landing Agility and other strategic programs with responsible suppliers
  • Support PCR (post-consumer recycled) plastic and sustainability (SuSo) agendas
  • Support the broader EU CM procurement team on cross portfolio topics (e.g. contracting, forecasting, new tools and processes, etc.)


  • Masters or Bachelors education
  • Must be a self-starter with strong accountability & responsibility standards
  • Must be strong on execution, have analytical skills, be pro-active
  • Must be able to present key findings in a crisp way - strong knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English - spoken & written - strong communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills; build relationships with people across functions, geographies and companies
  • Must be able to work independently and virtually

What do we offer

  • Contract via Kelly Services of 6 Months; extension possible
  • Salary of max € 5200 per Month depending on experience
  • Start date: asap
  • An international environment where you can learn a lot in challenging projects

Ellen van Leeuwen
T: 06-519 58 864
When interested please react through the application process with your English resume.

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