Brown-Forman Buyer in Stein, Netherlands
Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table .
Meaningful Work From Day One:
In this role, you will represent our operating unit in the acquisition of goods and services required to assure on time production at Brown Forman (B-F) co-packing operations in Western Europe. The primary objective is to identify and obtain the materials and all services that must be obtained externally to support the production plans.
What You Can Expect:
Plan procurement of materials based on production schedule
Partner with suppliers, build effective, consistent, and equitable supplier relationships while maintaining a high standard of ethics
Find materials and products to meet Brown-Forman specifications at the best price, from reliable vendors.
Assure that the acquisition of all material and goods meet the quality specifications.
Create purchase orders and make sure products are received on time by using internal tools (SAP, Coupa etc.)
Track and maintain agreed levels of stocked inventory
Limit potential material and product obsolescence
Track and review suppliers’ performance
Initiate and implement process improvement initiatives
What You Bring To The Table:
2 years of experience in Purchasing or production environment
Experience with SAP or other ERP systems
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business or related discipline.
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Demonstrates a positive attitude
Very organized with high attention to detail
Ability to work well independently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
What's it Like to Work Here:
Our Culture at Brown-Forman is to foster Personal Growth, Collaboration, Teamwork, Self-Initiative and Problem Solving in a Respectful and Safe Environment where every employee has a high degree of Self-Awareness, Accountability, Credibility, Confidentiality, Integrity, and Professional Ethics.
Our small, multi-functional team at Stein manage external production for Brown-Forman products in Western Europe. Being part of this team requires a collaborative and flexible approach, building strong relationships within the Brown-Forman global team and our production partners.
Nothing Better in the Market:
Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Supply Chain
Req ID: JR-00005556