Position: Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Procurement Manager
Report to: Global Sourcing & Procurement Director
Location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Job Type: Permanent
Salary Range: Top remuneration package according to experience
Benefits: 1 month Fixed Bonus (13th salary), Annual Incentive Plan 15% tied to performance against company and individual goal achievement, Annual Salary Increase subject to personal performance and business conditions, Company contribution to Healthcare & Pension Insurance, Monthly Lunch Allowance, 25 days vacation per year, 3 additional days to compensate potential overtime).
On behalf of one of our estimated clients, a worldwide top-leader American company operating in the Food Process industry, manufacturing and selling their products in more than 90 countries worldwide, we are currently looking for the top talented Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Procurement Manager to be based in Switzerland.
About our client:
Our client with its parent well-known company owns multiple famous brands in the industry of artificial and natural zero- and reduced-calorie sweeteners, distributed in more than 90 countries.
They are investing in innovation and brand building to drive long-term profitable growth. With the natural sweetener category experiencing an average of 9% year-over-year growth and one of their famous brand as one of the fastest growing in this specific market, they are positioned to drive incredible brand awareness with consumers and become the go-to sweetener company for everything from coffee and tea to baking needs.
About the role mission:
The EMEA Procurement Manager is responsible for the management of ingredients, commodities, packaging & External Manufacturing (EM) for day to day activities including liaising and managing purchasing relationships with the supply base. Lead and assist in the selection of new suppliers for existing and new packaging, raw material, EM requirements for the region.
Responsible for the generation, population and analyses of key procurement reports for the management team by him/her. Key conduit between suppliers, material analysts, R&D, operations and the global procurement team.
This is a great opportunity to join our client currently proceeding with an important transition in terms of business as they are simultaneously going public as well as implementing a new Global Procurement Strategy within the Company.
The EMEA Procurement Manager will be as well a “change agent”, therefore with a broad experience with Procurement & Purchasing processes and an open mindset for Change Management.
Thank you for your interest in applying for the position and please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further correspondence. Candidates are not required to pay any fee to use our services.