Fazer is transforming into a modern sustainable food company with a joint direction targeting growth in Northern Europe and beyond. Procurement will play a key role in Fazer's growth strategy and in doubling the value of the company by 2022
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As a Procurement professional you will be responsible for managing procurement initiatives within specific categories and developing overall category strategies and tactics to support the needs of Fazer businesses. Your key role is to manage and develop the supplier field in your own categories (negotiation, evaluation, selection, contracting), and prioritize and execute activities according to stakeholders' demand. You will be working in close co-operation with different stakeholders from various Fazer Business Units and functions. In addition, building collaborative and strategic relationships with suppliers is in your accountability.
Besides category responsibilities, we are looking for a junior level Development Manager, who will further development processes and systems in align with the procurement long term plan and act as superuser for agreed Group Procurement.
You will be a member of the Fazer's procurement community. The location could be in Finland, Vantaa or Sweden, Stockholm or Denmark, Copenhagen. Travelling is required to successfully manage this position.
Why choose Fazer Group?
It starts with the people. You'll be working in a supportive and welcoming environment, surrounded by colleagues who will inspire you to be your best. You will have a unique opportunity to support our iconic brands and develop our new growth strategy. Fazer procurement community will give you full support to be successful in your role.
What you will bring to the team
We are looking for passionate procurement professionals with an international background, experience in manufacturing industry is an advantage. Knowledge in Contract Manufacturing or Capex or other indirect categories are a good platform.
For the role of Development manager an earlier experience in Procurement and /or in Finance, and excellent IT skills, e.g. Excel, ERP-systems, databases help you achieve results easily.
Good project management skills and an analytical approach combined with proactive and goal-focused attitude to work are essentials. You are a result-driven decision-maker, a loyal co-worker and a good team player with strong communication skills. Your genuine interest in supporting the business operations of your stakeholders and supplier relationship management skills are helping you to achieve results. Your professionalism is based on a few year's experience in procurement and degree in economics or technical field. You communicate fluently in English. Finnish, Swedish and Russian is an asset.
Apply and join our tasty mission
For further information about the openings, please contact:
Bengt Erlandsson, Head of Group Procurement, tel preferably between 16th to 26th of April at 15:30-17:00 (Finnish time), or
Petteri Nisonen, VP, Group Procurement, Direct Materials, tel. preferably 29th or 30th of April, between 10:00-11:00 (Finnish time).
Tuija Lehvonen, tel. Senior Manager, Group Procurement, Business Development, preferably between 25th or 26th of April at 8:00-10:00 (Finnish time).
To apply send your CV and application (in English) with your salary request via: https://bit.ly/2VQK05a
Closing date for applications is Sunday 5th of May.