Strategic Buyer – CAPEX & MRO

Nestle Oceania - Sydney Area, Australia

Posted 738 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Supply Chain
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Job ID
    3729520

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Job description

This challenging and exciting role is not your typical procurement position. It offers diversity through strategic sourcing and strategic category management; implementing procurement best practices; and aligning business and procurement strategies.

 

Core to the role is the ability to manage a diverse portfolio of services and indirect material (S&IM) spend categories across the Oceania region with a focus on CAPEX, Utilities and MRO, while ensuring continuity of supply, proactive innovation and cost-competitive solutions.

 

Reporting to the Oceania Procurement Manager for S&IM, with your solid experience in S&IM procurement, you will:

 

  • Lead, develop and implement strategic sourcing strategies through a structured sourcing process
  • Identify, manage and prioritise sourcing initiatives with a view to delivering maximum value to the business
  • Drive a strategic approach to supplier relationship management
  • Drive key projects across S&IM and the broader Procurement team, including procurement best practices
  • Ensure optimisation of purchasing specifications; competitive bidding; and compliance to Nestlé’s Procure to Pay policies

Desired Skills and Experience

An excellent negotiator and project manager, you’ll need strong commercial acumen, consultative flair, proven strategic ability, and the results focus to gain organisational buy in. A relevant degree, coupled with solid experience in Procurement and / or Engineering, will see you succeed in this role.­­­­­­­­­­

About this company

Nestle Oceania

Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s largest FMCGs, and a leader in nutrition, health and wellness.Our inclusive and high performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5,000-strong Oceania workforce.  At Nestlé our culture is one of support, encouragement and innovation.

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