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Procurement Category Manager, Logistics - Stockholm & Gdansk

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Can you combine a keen logistics interest and solid commercial insights to create value for our dairies in a global market and are you looking for a job where you have a local responsibility and high impact?

If so, this is your opportunity to join Arla's Procurement team and be part of an exciting transformation journey and create value for our business globally. The position is open for our office in Stockholm SE as well as Gdansk PL and will report to our Procurement Senior Director. "You will join a global team spread across Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, UK, Poland, Bahrain, Riyadh and Hong Kong. Here, you will be part of the Procurement team responsible for sourcing logistics services for Arla's production sites, warehouses and distribution centres across the Swedish market." says Procurement Senior Director Markus Leuschen.

There are 19,000 global employees at the heart of our business. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

About the role
As our new Procurement Category Manager you will be working closely together with colleagues in Procurement and engage with Arla's logistics suppliers, Project Management teams and the line management across our business groups, to;
  • Take an active ownership of the categories: Domestic Distribution, Intermediate and Inbound transportation and Warehousing for the Swedish market and drive sourcing and supply management activities.
  • Develop and drive effective procurement category strategies and execution of your category areas together with colleagues in Procurement and key stakeholders across the business.
  • Contribute significantly to Arla's business through demonstration of expert sourcing and negotiation skills, anticipating and solving issues with minimal support.
  • Engage in projects, applying your procurement skills and logistic insight on strategic, tactical and operational levels, along with supporting the business on ad hoc tasks.
  • Through strong and fruitful relationships with our suppliers set up resilient contingency plans to secure business continuity at all times.
  • Ensure a high level of end-user satisfaction by working closely together with Arla's logistic organisation and our dairies and sites across Sweden
In addition, you will establish, maintain and develop optimal relationships with our suppliers, ensuring that they meet agreed-upon quality standards and deliver on-time solutions and services.

Your background
Your background covers a relevant education, preferably a commercial degree at Master level, supplemented with relevant experience from a similar procurement position and you have a solid understanding of logistic services and logistics flows in an international production company. Alternatively you have solid experience from the logistics industry and have the interest and willingness to use this experience in a procurement organisation. We believe that you possess a strong drive and willingness to learn and develop.

Additionally, you have well-versed stakeholder management skills and know how to develop strong relations with people across cultural borders and with various backgrounds. This includes applying a sound business understanding, an open mindset, strong collaboration skills and the ability to adapt your communication directly to all levels of the organisation.

Personally, you see yourself as an outgoing, independently working change agent with a strong drive and win-win approach. You are motivated by achieving your goals both independently and in close collaboration with others. You are a team player who thrives in a dynamic, international work environment with many stakeholders, and are perceived as a role model on both behaviour and work competencies as well as a trouble shooter by colleagues.

Lastly, you are fluent in written and spoken English.

What do we offer?
We are committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you will join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favourite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us and the whole world.

Create the future – Grow with Arla!

Application and contact
Please apply as soon as possible and no later than June 12th . Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found. For additional information, please contact Procurement Senior Director, Markus Leuschen at maleu@arlafoods.com. Please state in your application where you have seen the advertisement.

We have a purpose for Good
At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?
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Markus Leuschen
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13 juni 2023 (7 dagar kvar)
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