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    Operations Specialist External Manufacturing

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    FMCG, Food, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare

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Operations Specialist External Manufacturing
Location: (Oud-Beijerland)Rotterdam Area
Duration: 3-4 months(With a possibility of extension)
Language: English
Industry: Food Products
Start date: As soon as possible
About the company:
Our client is a multinational manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, and they have been driven by the belief that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. This idea is at the center of who they have always been as a global, family-owned business.
About the role:
As Commercial Operation Specialist your main focus will be on the External Manufacturing procurement primarily for Europe based in addition to some in Asia, You will working closely with project management of product or supply changes with specific External Manufactures new products.

You will be responsible for
  • Owning the day-to-day operations for External Manufacturers and resolve the escalation issues for planning or logistics.
  • Being part of roll out of existing items to new market
  • Responsible for project management of product or new suppliers and existing suppliers
  • Collect and analyse data for risk assessment
  • Internal Stakeholder Management
  • Responsible for the effective run of the end-to-end procurement process

What are we looking for
  • Bachelor or University degree preferred with 3+ years of relevant working experience
  • Knowledge of, and experience in Supply Chain & Procurement practices
  • Experience in working with large groups of stakeholders, suppliers.
  • Good knowledge with MS excel and familiarity with SAP/demand planning systems.
  • Good English communication skills verbal and written
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; ability to organise workload
Other Key skills required:
Supply Chain Management Supplier Relationship Management Project Management, Stakeholder engagement , Planning, Dealing with ambiguity, Integrity & Trust, Motivating others, Drive for Results, Conflict Management


Other information

For this role an EU passport or (search year) VISA for Europe is required. No Intercontinental sponsorship possible. Are you ready to take a new step in your career? If you are interested or have any questions, Please reach out to me by applying to this vacancy.