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Procurement Vic Operations Buyer - Rau - UK

AB Inbev



Full job description

Passionate about great brands? Passionate about beer? Want to join one of the world's largest FMCG business? One with the world's best beer brands - Stella Artois, Budweiser, Becks and Corona?

About Us

Anheuser-Busch InBev is the leading global brewer and one of the world's top five consumer products companies. For 2012, Anheuser-Busch InBev generated revenues of 39.8 billion USD. A truly consumer-centric, sales driven organization, Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of the world's top-5 consumer products companies manages a portfolio of well over 200 beer brands and holds the No. 1 or No. 2 market position in 19 countries. Headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, Anheuser-Busch InBev leverages the collective strength of approximately 150,000 people based in operations in 24 countries across the world. The company works through six operational Zones; North America, Latin America North, Latin America South, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, and Asia Pacific, allowing our consumers around the world to enjoy our beer

Job brief:
Implementation of European procurement strategies, procurement of local raw materials, utilities, auxiliaries and by-products

Key liaison between UK Supply Chain, UK breweries and global and European Procurement

Actively contribute to Global, European & Local Procurement strategies for Raw Materials, Utilities, Auxiliaries & By Products in UK

Implement Global & European Categories in UK

You are the source for Local Categories in UK

Provide input on local supply market, demands and forecasts

Monitor contract performance and take appropriate corrective actions where needed

Challenge existing ways of working in order to improve procurement results and efficiency

Identify, initiate and co-manage value engineering efforts in the UK

Identify and realize potential procurement savings

Track procurement results in UK and translate into reporting structures

Lead E-auctions

Enhancing positive cash flow

Achieving applicable ZBB package budgets

University degree (master) or equivalent by experience

Fluent in English

Procurement experience and knowledge of the brewing industry are beneficial

Good negotiation skills, knowledge of PC Office tools, excellent in Excel and PowerPoint

Knowledge of SAP, ERP systems

Strategic and conceptual thinking, cross functional thinking, factual decision making, strong organizational skills.

Strong influencing skills, strong verbal and written communication, team player, results-oriented, self starter who likes to take initiative.

Seeks creative solutions

Stress resistant

High standards of business ethics and integrity

Prepared to travel to the Breweries