Nomad Foods (NF) is the largest frozen food Company in Europe and proud owners of a portfolio of leading brands including Birds Eye, Findus, Iglo, Aunt Bessie’s and Goodfella’s. We manufacture, sell and distribute a range of branded frozen food products across 13 European countries with the UK, Italy, Germany, Sweden and France representing our five largest markets. With over €2 billion in annual revenues, NF offer products across multiple categories including frozen fish, vegetables, ready meals, poultry, pizza and potatoes. As the #1 player, Nomad Foods has a 14% share within Western Europe’s €25 billion savoury frozen food market and are more than two times the size of our nearest competitor.
Our central Group Procurement Team are responsible for all direct and indirect sourcing across Nomad Foods. The Team strive to work with the very best Suppliers in a way that’s responsible and an example of integrity, while ensuring the very best quality and service from our Suppliers to ensure Nomad Foods can be best in class. The Team work cross functionally with our local Supply Units, R&D, Food Technical, Finance and Marketing Units to ensure an integrated approach across Nomad Foods that can deliver our ambition for growth.
The Buyer’s main responsibility is to source from both European and Global markets for both current products and New Product Development (NPD) for their category to ensure constant supply to our 13 manufacturing sites. Working in close collaboration with internal Stakeholders across all departments and Supplies, our Buyers will deliver excellent Customer Service to their markets and promote and support the Nomad Foods Procurement strategic plan.
The role of Buyer for Ingredients & Primes will have direct responsibility for a portfolio spend of up to €30m across various Ingredients & Primal materials including Co-Pack.
To be considered for the role, you will have to demonstrate the following:
- 2+ experience in a procurement function
- Experience in Ingredient Buying
- Awareness and understanding of market fundamentals and supply base
- Awareness of value chains & cost drivers
- Awareness of NPD sourcing / Value engineering cost-out initiatives
- Negotiation skills, tendering and contracting
- Ability to manage time effectively; prioritising tasks and working closely to set deadlines
- Understanding of relevant global markets and economic trends
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