Procurement Manager

Have an appetite for more?

Join a leading global bakery group powered by ambitious people that are truly passionate about delivering the best in everything they do.

With business in mind and people at heart we always work together to influence our road ahead. We want you to be part of our growth journey and of a great, global family.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Buyer (Procurement Manager) to join our Lantmännen Unibake team at our office in Pantelimon, Ilfov.

In this role, you will manage purchasing assignments in collaboration with stakeholders and within a given framework, and select suppliers in order to ensure optimal supply levels at the optimal total vaule of ownership.

This is what you will do

  • Identify and collect demands and requirements, and actively manage relationships, with internal stakeholders.
  • Execute sourcing projects: analyze, evaluate, negotiate, select and contract different suppliers, in accordance with defined specifications, policies, processes and tools (eg. closely collaborate with global procurement team).
  • Deploy supplier KPIs (agree with suppliers and formalize in agreements) and monitor overall performance of the selected suppliers.
  • Handle operational relations with suppliers, provide feedback on supplier performance and escalate issues, if any.
  • Review contracts and process claims against suppliers.
  • Execute ethics business risk assessment for existing and new partners, in line with group requirement.
  • Ensure the supply of row materials and packaging, using MRP (Material Requirements Planning).

This is what you need to succeed:

  • University Degree
  • Fluent in Romanian and English
  • Solid experience in sourcing and supplier management processes
  • Experience in project management
  • Good knowledge of applying contracts/contract law
  • Good skills in financial analysis and risk management
  • Good knowledge of related supply chain processes
  • Good knowledge and experience of working with key MS Office packages and ERP (Microsoft AX would be an advantage)

Your “power skills”

  • Efficient communications and negotiations skills with ability to influence both external suppliers and internally – at all levels and across functions
  • Self starter with drive and tenacity
  • Team player – enjoys working across multiple functions

What we offer to you

The opportunity to work with a company who has a great focus on its people, they are our most important ingredient. Lantmännen Unibake are part of a group who run businesses from field to fork and have a diverse workforce in many countries, where cross functional and border collaboration is encouraged.

Professional development is key, and we strongly believe that our talent will help us lead in the bakery business and to reach our objective of billions of smiling tummies.

Place of work: 119 B Cernica street, Pantelimon, Ilfov

Sounds interesting?

We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your CV.

If you have any questions about the position or recruitment process you are welcome to contact Andreea Arambasa.

All applications must be completed in English and will be treated confidentially.