Category Buyer Packaging

Required languages

EnglishAdvanced

Seniority

Senior

Company

AB InBev

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Required education

Secondary education or professional training with school-leaving exam

Category

FMCG jobs

At AB InBev, Challenge Accepted isn’t just a phrase; it’s a mindset. That’s because we’re the world’s largest brewer, with iconic brands like Stella Artois, Corona and Samson. 


We’re a team of curious individuals who see every challenge as a new opportunity to do something incredible. We’re resourceful people who thrive under pressure and take ownership of our success. Because we’re owners, we take results personally. We dream big, take on new challenges and push the boundaries of what’s possible. You will implement European procurement strategies and sourcing initiatives, and optimization of projects for the procurement of regional packaging materials. The Buyer is the Key liaison between local country Supply Chain, Breweries and Global and European Procurement.


Our international team of 500 Logistics, HR and Finance specialists are always looking for new ways to refresh and create products, build stronger brands and have a positive impact on consumers and the communities where we live and work.


The role: 

  • Actively contribute to Global, European & Local Procurement strategies for Packaging
  • Materials in EU
  • Implement Global & European Categories 
  • Provide input on local supply market, demands and forecasts
  • Execute strategic sourcing
  • Manage supplier relationship and develop collaborative initiatives
  • Negotiate with suppliers and select the best options
  • Review, sign and ensure implementation of negotiated contracts and SLAs


Who we’re looking for: 

  • Very good written and spoken knowledge of English
  • Procurement/category management experience
  • Knowledge of PC Office tools, excellent in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SAP, ERP systems is an advantage
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strategic mindset


What you can expect from us:


In this role, you’ll have the potential to transform our business and your career. You’ll get the support and coaching you need to succeed. We’re a meritocracy, with plenty of room for growth and development, so you know your hard work will be rewarded. We encourage you to think big and go after your goals. You’ll get to be creative, work with international teams so you can build a global network and have direct control over your career and where it takes you. 


If this sounds like the incredible opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply today. 



 



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