Do you have knowledge of packaging and a passion for procurement? Then we are looking for you! For Snack Connection in Bergschenhoek we are looking for a Buyer Packaging with a specialisation in materials. Snack Connection is specialised in buying, processing, blending and packaging of nuts, kernels, seeds and dried fruits. Does this sound interesting to you? Please read on.
What are you going to do?
As a Buyer Packaging at Snack Connection you are a specialist in primary packaging foil, PET cups and secondary packaging carton. You develop, improve and standardize packaging focused on the customer’s request. Also you are responsible for Operational procurement tasks such as comparisons, supplier selection, delivery time monitoring, preparing purchase orders, processing purchase data in the ERP system and invoice checking. You conduct negotiations with suppliers independently within the indicated/agreed borders. This is in consultation with your internal requesting party, for example the Supply Chain department. You co-develop the purchasing policy to be pursued, you give solicited and unsolicited advice on existing and new contracts. The implementation of the agreements and conditions made with the suppliers is your responsibility. You follow internal and external developments and turn opportunities in the market into potential purchasing advantages.
What we like to see in you.
You are confident and are able to stand your ground. The words enthusiastic, driven and proactive describe your personality. Thereby your analytical skills are excellent and a you are a keen negotiator. Working in a structured way is your method of operation. In addition, the following points are also of relevance to the position:
A bachelor’s degree in the area of Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Commercial economics;
1- 3 years experience within purchasing (in the food);
In possession of a NEVI 1 and preferably NEVI 2 or other similar procurement training is a plus;
Fluent in the English language, spoken and written;
Understanding and speaking of the Dutch language is not obligated, but it is appreciated;
Knowledge of and experience with Navision/Dynamics or other ERP-systems is a plus;
You are available for 40 hours a week.
Where will you work?
Snack Connection is an international operating company focused on sourcing, processing, blending and packaging nuts, kernels, seeds, southern fruits and related items since 2010. With two production locations in Giessen and Bergschenhoek and over one hundred highly dedicated and professional employees, Snack Connection is a reliable and flexible partner for many European retailers and b2b.
Why would you respond?
Besides a challenging position this is a job with a wide scope for your own development and personal growth. You will receive great benefits. You can think of terms of employment like:
A decent salary, if you need additional details regarding the salary, feel free to contact me;
24 vacation days with the possibility of purchasing 8 extra days;
Travel allowance of €0,23 per km;
Possibility to work from home (maximum of 2 days a week);
Discount on company fitness;
Fun activities organized by the staff association.
Are you excited about this position or would you like to know more? Then apply directly via the button below. If you have any questions about this position, please feel free to contact me.
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