Are you interested in shaping the major category of PET for the very well performing bottler Refresco? Are you driven by delivering results as well as developing yourself and growing with the business? Mail or call and we can further discuss your fit with this company and role.
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Refresco is a global contract manufacturer and co-packer of beverages for leading retail chains and global brand owners. Refresco has almost 70 production plants in Europe, North America and Mexico and employs more than 10.000 people. Refresco has long-standing relationships with its customers supporting them on material planning, procurement, manufacturing, warehousing, fulfilment and distribution.
Refresco was founded in 1999 and since then consistently doubled its turnover every five years. In February this year, KKR took a majority stake in Refresco. KKR provides Refresco with access to capital and a network to support the growth ambitions and M&A strategy of the company. Refresco has the ambition to grow with their customers, including expanding into new categories and geographies.
The role of Global Procurement Manager Packaging PET
On the back of many years of growth, the Packaging team now needs to be strengthened. Due to an internal promotion, the role of Global Procurement Manager Packaging PET has become vacant. You will report to the Head of Procurement Packaging, who reports to the CPO. The Global Procurement Team under leadership of the CPO is responsible for all sourcing and procurement. The operational supply chain is organised by country.
Purpose of the role is to source and contract PET packaging for the Refresco operations worldwide. You focus on building and maintaining long term competitive relationships with your suppliers and internal customers. You secure competitiveness in cost and innovation.
Key deliverables in the role are competitive cost, speed to market and high quality relationships with both suppliers and the internal organisation.
As the Global Procurement Manager Packaging PET you are responsible for developing procurement strategies, annual operating plans and reporting your procurement performance. You independently manage procurement projects. You develop your supplier base to meet current and future requirements for sourcing PET packaging. You build and maintain long-term relationships with suppliers and also with the internal organisation. Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements and supporting improvement projects of the Global Procurement Organisation are part of the role.
The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate is hands on, is a good thinker and gets energy from delivering results. You are eager to learn. To be successful in the role you need to develop and maintain strong relationships with your suppliers. You demand from them maximum competitiveness, you offer them unique opportunities to pilot and test their innovations. You need to manage the internal organisation in the best interest of the company. Speed and agility is everything. You like freedom to operate and independence in the role. You work best with a manager who is easily accessible and provides backup and support when needed.
The ideal candidate has a relevant Master degree and commercial experience, is result oriented, a good team worker with leadership skills and also coaching others. You are a self starter, seeing opportunities and taking initiative to deliver. You have a strong vision and good strategic thinking completed with sound judgement and robust decision making. Your behavior is flexible, depending on the situation. English is essential, other additional languages are a benefit.
We offer you the opportunity to work and develop yourself in a truly global and performance driven company. You will be a core member of the Global Procurement team. The role is based out of the Netherlands. We offer you a base salary of €120k, a bonus, a company car and free pension contribution.
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