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Junior International Buyer

Full Time
Rotterdam Netherlands
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Junior International Buyer- Rotterdam

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We are looking to hire an enthusiastic & self-driven

Junior International Buyer – Rotterdam

About Company:
Nature Bio Foods BV is pioneer in organic business in Europe emerged as a trustworthy & innovative global leader in providing authentic organic ingredients to the world of consumers by creating a holistic, integrated & sustainable business model that inspires, promote & supports thousands of farming families across the world. Nature Bio Foods is well recognized worldwide for its long years of remarkable performances, quality products and trustworthiness. Nature Bio Foods is certified with Skal, Naturland, Demeter, Fairtrade and many other Standards of Organic and Sustainability. Nature Bio Foods conducts Processing, Packaging Cleaning, Co2 treatment and Warehousing operations out of Maasvlakte – Rotterdam and some third party operations out of many countries in Europe.


Responsibilities:

  • Key Result Areas (KRA) for a Junior International Buyer for Organic Ingredients at
    NBF Europe
    1. Supplier Management:
    – Identify and establish relationships with international suppliers of organic ingredients.
    – Maintain regular communication with suppliers to ensure quality and supply consistency.
    – Evaluate and negotiate terms with suppliers to secure favorable agreements.
    2. Procurement Process:
    – Manage the end-to-end procurement process for organic ingredients.
    – Ensure timely and cost-effective purchasing.
    – Monitor order status and manage delivery schedules.
    3. Quality Assurance:
    – Ensure all purchased ingredients meet organic certification standards.
    – Coordinate with quality assurance teams to conduct inspections and audits.
    – Address any quality issues or discrepancies with suppliers.
    4. Market Research:
    – Conduct market research to stay informed about trends in organic ingredients.
    – Identify new sourcing opportunities and emerging markets.
    – Provide insights on market conditions and pricing trends.
    5. inventory Management:
    – Monitor inventory levels to ensure adequate supply of organic ingredients.
    – Coordinate with the inventory team to manage stock levels.
    – Implement strategies to minimize inventory costs and avoid stockouts.
    6. Compliance:
    – Ensure all procurement activities comply with company policies and international trade regulations.
    – Maintain accurate records of transactions and certifications.
    – Stay updated on changes in organic certification requirements and international trade laws.
    7. Cost Management:
    – Manage and control the cost of purchased organic ingredients.
    – Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality.
    – Prepare and manage budgets for procurement activities.
    8. Documentation and Reporting:
    – Maintain thorough documentation of all procurement activities.
    – Generate regular reports on purchasing performance and cost analysis.
    – Provide updates and insights to senior management.
    9. Coordination with Internal Teams:
    – Work closely with production, logistics, and quality assurance teams to ensure seamless operations.
    – Facilitate effective communication and coordination between departments.
    – Address and resolve any issues related to procurement and supply chain.
    10. Sustainability Initiatives:
    – Support the company’s sustainability goals by sourcing organic and eco-friendly ingredients.
    – Promote ethical sourcing practices and supplier partnerships.
    – Participate in initiatives aimed at reducing the environmental impact of procurement activitie
  • The conditions of employment we offer:
     An exciting and challenging role in a rapidly growing international company;
     A fulltime position (40 hours contract);
     A workspace at Maasvlakte port, Rotterdam;
     Good working conditions and a pleasant and dynamic work environment;
     A good remuneration package;
     An informal and professional company culture of team spirit with a can-do attitude

Behaviour skills:
Good Communication skills.
Teamwork.
Ownership.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Tina de Kloe (HR Manager) via tina.dekloe@naturebiofoods.organic.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

 

 

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