Snack Food Poco Loco, situated in Roeselare, is member of the Finnish Paulig Group, with 2000 employees and a turnover of 900M€. We are a private label producer of Tex-Mex food and snacks. We have a wide variety of tortilla chips, wraps, dinner kits, spices and salsa’s. The production site in Roeselare counts 680 employees and an annual turnover of 275M€. Our company never ceased to grow since we first started 24 years ago.
Even in this exceptional period, Poco Loco continues to look for new colleagues! More about applying in times of corona and about starting at Poco Loco [link: https://www.pocoloco.be/jobs/working-poco-loco/]
We are looking for a Sourcing Manager to join our Contract Manufacturing Sourcing Team.
As Sourcing Manager, Contract Manufacturing you will be responsible for driving and executing sourcing activities based on category strategy, policies and market requirements. You will contribute on the development of sourcing category strategy and supplier selections; which includes negotiation with supplier's contracts and manage supplier's relationships.
This role is a permanent position and the role is located in Roeselare, Belgium. You will report to Head of Sourcing, Contract Manufacturing.
In your role of Sourcing Manager Contract Manufacturing, you:
- Develop and implement category strategies and plans in line with group-level strategies, policies and guidelines.
- Lead supplier selection, relationship, partnership and negotiation
- Continuously evaluate suppliers’ performance based on e.g. cost, quality, service, availability, reliability, sustainability and flexibility.
- Conduct sustainability audits for own suppliers together with the lead auditor
- Identify, realize and track savings opportunities.
- Monitor & benchmark market trends and best practices
- Work will all relevant internal stakeholders e.g. Finance, NPD, Marketing and Supply
- Act and live according to the Paulig Group’s values: Grow together, Strive for excellence and Stay curious.
We expect you to have
- University or Bachelor degree preferable in Engineering or Economics
- 3+ years of sourcing experience in category sourcing
- experience in driving change
- excellent negotiation and communication skills
- experience in project management and leading virtual teams
- international working experience
- are used to working with change management preferably in matrix organizations and have strong collaboration skills
- are a team player with a flexible can-do attitude and a curious mind
- you like working with different cultures
- are relationship-oriented and enjoy engaging other people.
- see the bigger picture and have very strong analytical skills.
- are fluent in English and Dutch
- will be located in Roeselare, working in truly international environment
- required to travel
And what can you expect from us?
- A vison & value driven company
- You get the time and support you need to grow in your role
- You see your commitment and dynamism rewarded with a competitive salary package
- Apply via the online form on www.pocoloco.be, section 'jobs'.