Lead Buyer
Vaasan Oy

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 20.3.2020

Vaasan Oy on suomalainen leipomoalan yritys, joka työllistää Suomessa noin 600 henkilöä. Yhtiön historia ulottuu aina vuoteen 1849, mikä tekee meistä Suomen vanhimman valtakunnallisen leipomoalan toimijan. Leivomme suomalaisten rakastamia leipiä viidessä leipomossa eri puolilla Suomea ja tehtävänämme on vahvistaa leipomotoimialan elinvoimaisuutta Suomessa. Tunnetuimpia tuotemerkkejämme ovat Vaasan Ruispalat, Vaasan Taika ja Vaasan Kauratyynyt. Suomen lisäksi leivomme myös Baltian maissa. Omistajamme Lantmännen Unibaken kautta olemme osa ruotsalaisten maanviljelijöiden omistamaa Lantmännen-monialakonsernia, joka on yksi Euroopan suurimpia toimijoita bioenergia-, kone-, maatalous- ja elintarviketoimialalla. Liikevaihtomme vuonna 2018 oli 187 miljoonaa euroa. www.vaasan.fi

Vaasan Oy is looking for a 

Lead Buyer 

Would you like to work in a successful bakery company that produces bread loved by Finns? You could be one of the important people making sure that Finns have delicious and fresh bread on their tables every day. We are now looking for an experienced and driven Lead Buyer to join our procurement team.  

The position is located at our headquarters in Salmisaari, Helsinki and involves some travelling, primarily in the Baltics and Finland. Lead buyer reports to the Senior Procurement Manager. 

We need your bright head 

As a Lead Buyer you are responsible for sourcing raw materials for our bakeries in Finland and the Baltics. Depending on your previous experience also indirect materials and services may be included in your job profile. You work closely with Lantmännen Unibake International’s Global Category Managers and Global Lead Buyers, who own the category strategy and are responsible for the overall governance of the category. You will lead independently procurement projects and negotiations to create agreements that are competitive and easy to use for end users. An important part of the role is to work with internal stakeholders to define the requirements from the business to develop and standardize specifications together. 

How will you know you are successful? 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the commercial side and supplier contacts. You have a relevant degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in purchasing. You have had the role of a strategic buyer before and have experience in developing supplier relationships and streamlining sourcing processes and product flows. You have excellent verbal and written skills both in Finnish and English, other language skills will be to your benefit. 
 
You are the perfect fit to the puzzle if you    

  • are driven and customer-focused 

  • have the ability to keep stakeholders involved and informed 

  • thrive in a project-oriented work and like to negotiate 

  • are a friendly and collaborative person  

  • are able to work independently, analytically and in a structured manner  

  • are flexible, eager to develop and open to change.  

    Why to choose us? 

    Our employees enjoy working for Vaasan, which is manifested by long careers, among other things. You get to work in a motivating, open and international atmosphere together with top experts. It’s hard not to notice the good spirit: days at the office include lots of laughter. Our culture is built on a friendly and an open working environment where everyone feels appreciated and free to share ideas, successes and failures. We nourish entrepreneurial culture and encourage our people to take initiative.  

    We are proud to be part of Lantmännen Unibake, the second biggest bakery group in Europe. Being part of a large, international family of bakers, offers our employees interesting career opportunities and paths for development even abroad.  

    We have the heart of a small bakery and the responsibility of a large one. Sustainability from field to fork and taking care of the safety and wellbeing of our employees are at the core of our ways of working. We hope that you share our ambition to develop the business to decrease the environmental impact. 

    Apply now!  

    Please send your application and CV with your salary request already today but no later than 12.4.2020. We will be reviewing potential applicants already during the application period.

    More information regarding the position: Senior Procurement Manager Pirkko Suomela, tel. +358204462146. Available on Tuesday 24.3. 15-16 pm, Wednesday 25.3. 12.30-13.30 pm, Thursday 26.3. 10.30-11.30 and on Friday 27.3. 10-12 am. 

    Growing together from Field to Fork
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