Category Manager - Food

Puurs Permanent

Updated on 28/09/2021

  • A dynamic mix of responsibilities (procurement and logistics)
  • Company that is continuously looking for improvement and innovation

About Our Client

Our client is a food manufacturing company that continuously looks for improvement and innovation. They have a plant in Belgium and Italy and they have an ambituous growth strategy.

Job Description

The Category Manager will have A-Z responsibility in a product portfolio with a yearly spend of 45 to 50 million euros.

  • You will translate the forecasting into product needs and make sure all raw materials are sourced.
  • You watch over the best possible logistic flows and lead times.
  • You work in close collaboration with the Logistics Manager, the COO and the Procurement Manager.
  • You are aware of the current market conditions and trends.
  • You look for opportunities, projects and actions in order to grow.

The Successful Applicant

  • Master Degree in an economic or supply chain - related domain.
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience (procurement/logistics/supply chain).
  • You like to take the lead in negotiations and you quickly understand logistic flows.
  • You have a dynamic personality and you have an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • You are constantly looking for opportunities that improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Your level of English is fluent, Dutch and/or Italian would be an asset.
  • Your Excel and ERP knowledge is good, an SAP background would bring you benefits.

What's on Offer

An attractive salary package, including a company car.

Long term opportunities to expand your career path.

You will be part of a young and dynamic environment.

Margot Van Dongen
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Category Manager
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Margot Van Dongen
Job Reference

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