Valio Sourcing and Packaging Development is a group function, responsible for strategical and tactical sourcing of materials & services and coordinating and leading Valio Packaging Development. We deliver our services for the whole Valio group in a cost-effective, business-oriented and sustainable way.
Our Direct Sourcing team (raw materials, ingredients and packaging materials) has a permanent position for a Sourcing Specialist. You will be a member of our Direct Sourcing team, taking responsibility of your own sourcing subcategories in raw materials and/or ingredients. Supplier, Contract and Document Management will be important part of your work, as well negotiations and internal cooperation with Supply Chain, Quality and Product Development.
You know how to:
• choose and evaluate suppliers and how to negotiate with them
• how to achieve cost efficiency and sustainability targets
• follow and utilize market information in spend subcategories
We expect from you:
• You have an education in food science, chemistry or economics or similar knowledge
• You have preferably 1-3 years’ experience in procurement in Food industry raw materials/ingredients or pharmaceutical ingredients
• You possess good collaboration and negotiation skills and are a team player
• You have responsible, proactive, development prone and business-oriented attitude
• You can communicate fluently in Finnish and in English, other languages are advantages
Experience of sourcing in FMCG or pharmaceutical industry is considered as advantage, also knowledge of purchasing tools (SAP, Sievo, M-Files, Noventia).
At Valio you will get an excellent position to develop and evolve in the most innovative dairy company in the world and a productive and positive working community.
If you get excited and feel that this job is just for you, then please send us your application by 31.10. via link at our website: https://www.valio.fi/yritys/tyopaikat/
For more detailed information, please contact:
Ms Jaana Koponen, Head of Direct Sourcing, tel. +358 50 384 0739
Telephone hours: Monday 25.10. at 12-14, Wednesday 27.10. 11-13 and Friday 29.10. 13-15
At Valio, we work together to make life better. Our innovative community develops and produces nutritious food products that are loved by our consumers in 60 countries. We are Finland's biggest food exporter. We are driven by responsible mindset in everything that we do, and together with our partners, our goal is to make our milk carbon neutral by 2035.
Valio is a company owned by Finnish family farmers, employing over 4,000 people around the world in various career fields. Our priority is that our people can grow and develop in their work, and we want to give them the best ingredients for doing it.
More information about us www.valio.fi or www.valio.com
Hakusanat: työpaikat hankinta, hankinta-asiantuntija