Corporate Buyer Raw Materials (gn) | Germany

Corporate Buyer Raw Materials (gn)

  • Referenz: 396468
  • Vertragsart: Permanent
  • Gehalt: Attractive salary package

  • Ort: Germany

Our client:

Lotus Bakeries Group is active worldwide in the indulgent and natural snacking segment with brands such as Lotus, Lotus Biscoff®, Dinosaurus, Peijnenburg, Annas, Nakd, TREK, BEAR and Kiddylicious. Lotus Bakeries, with headquarters in Belgium, is an dynamic, internationally oriented company with production facilities in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Sweden, South Africa and the US, and twenty-one own sales organisations in Europe, America and Asia. Lotus Bakeries also works with commercial partners in approximately fifty countries worldwide. The Group has more than 2,000 employees and achieved a turnover of EUR 663 million in 2020. The shares of Lotus Bakeries are listed on Euronext Brussels (LOTB).

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The job:

As the Corporate Buyer you’re responsible for the strategic procurement of certain categories of Raw Materials on a group level. You’ll be working closely with different colleagues in different areas and departments within the whole Lotus Bakeries Group ensuring that the chosen sourcing strategies are executed accordingly:

The tasks:


  • Analysing market information and processes in order to develop effective sourcing strategies and action plans
  • Working closely with your main stakeholders on translating their business strategy of existing and new product development
  • Managing the appointed Raw Materials portfolios and its suppliers on a strategic, tactical and operational level
  • Concluding framework contracts while finding an optimal balance between quality, reliability, sustainability and total cost of ownership
  • Monitoring contracts, volumes, price differences, raw material evolutions on a regular basis

The profile:


  • You hold a master’s degree preferably in economics combined with 2-5 years of experience in procurement, FMCG and/or RAW Materials is a plus
  • You’re a good negotiator with an analytical mindset and a commercial feeling
  • You value open communication in building up professional relationships
  • Due to your inquisitive nature, you show engagement, motivation and professionalism
  • You are fluent in English. French and/or Dutch is a plus
  • Open for occasional travelling and supplier visits

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