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VIE - Buyer RTD - Dublin

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Ireland  Dublin, Ireland
V.I.E., Purchasing, English

Job Description:

Want to join a fast-moving company, among hard-working and convivial teams ? We are looking for a VIE Buyer RTD ! You will be based at Dublin, Ireland.

This is a 12-month renewable VIE contract for another 12 months. Please note the position is only open to European Union citizenship holders under 29 years old.

(COMPANY NAME) is a global premium spirits and wine company. Ready to Drink is the team behind leading brands such as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila, as well as many more superior wines and exquisite champagnes!

Ready to Drink category (RTD) is growing exponentially (>20% CAGR globally) and is showing strong resilience Post-Covid as compared to other Alco-Bev categories. RTD category provides a unique opportunity for PR to serve unmet consumer needs for "Convenience Drink" and recruit new consumers while improving loyalty to the mother brand without identified cannibalization. RTD brands will also help the group to multiply the consumer touchpoints by increasing ubiquity of our brands in stores.

You're in charge of...
The Buyer / Procurement Manager RTD is responsible for supporting the RTD Procurement roadmap for the Copacking category (and Packaging, Raw material) in Europe representing 35m EUR.

* Support the RTD Procurement Roadmap based on margin improvements, security of supply and quality practices, Sustainable sourcing and innovation.
* Engage and develop collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders (NPD, supply chain, finance, central procurement etc.)
* The position reports directly to Category Senior Manager RTD

Your key missions
Contributes to deliver objectives along 4 sources of value : margin improvements, security of supply and quality practices, Sustainable sourcing and innovation.
- Is accountable for delivery of pipeline of initiatives with margin improvement projects
* Drive cost optimization working closely with the RTD operation team located in Dublin (value engineering, production optimization (MOQ Flavors and finished goods,…)
* Support the Value Stream Mapping analysis
* Understands category market dynamics and secures good supplier intelligence
- Assists the Category Manager with the negotiations with flavour houses and copackers

Plays a key role in supplier relationship management
- Monitor day to day suppliers' performances and issues
- Management of initial issues before escalation to line management

Identifies new opportunities to reach category objectives

If you recognize yourself in the description below, don't wait to apply!
* Graduated from Engineering school (knowledge in flavors would be a big plus) or Business School with specialization in procurement, supply chain or finance
* You must have first experiences in procurement, supply chain, ideally in a FMCG company
* You are fluent in English
* Your knowledge of Lean methodology (Value Stream Mapping) is a real plus
* You are autonomous and agile in problem-solving with good communication skills

(COMPANY NAME) values diversity and solidarity within its organization and in its relations with its stakeholders. Our recruitment methods focus on skills and we welcome all types of talent.

Job Posting End Date:

Target Hire Date:2024-05-01

Target End Date:2025-04-30

Source: Company website
Posted on: 10 Feb 2024
Type of job: V.I.E. (French international internship)
Industry: Food / Beverage / Tobacco
Job duration: 12 months
Languages: English
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