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Direct Procurement Specialist

  • Posted: 4 Sep 2023
  • Cycles & Procurement
  • İstanbul
  • Türkiye

About the job

Danone Turkey is looking for a talented colleague for the "Direct Procurement Specialist" position. Take this opportunity to GROW together!

As Direct Procurement Specialist, you will play an important role in managing supplier relationship inline with local & global business strategies. In the context of your job, you will report to Direct Procurement Manager in Procurement Department.


Be responsible from the following requirements:


  • Support 3 Danone CBU (EDP&SN&Waters) and 6 factories in common goals for direct spends
  • Responsible from direct purchasing of Ingredients,
  • Making short or long-term tenders with the suppliers
  • Develop&Execute procurement strategies with the alignment of global procurement functions
  • Follow up and control all the procurement activities within procedures & policies
  • Identification of potential suppliers for proposals
  • Supplier Contracts Tracking and SAP reporting
  • Master data workflow usage
  • Support key compliance metrics


About you

To  be able to successful in the role, you need to have:


  • Bachelor's degree in a reputable university
  • Preferably knowledge of procurement, especially for ingredients and market trends
  • Strong SAP background.
  • Attentive to details, analytical thinking capabilities and result-driven
  • Open minded and enthusiastic to learn new skills
  • Good with Microsoft Office application knowledge
  • FMCG experience is plus
  • Fluent in English


About us

Working with us is about being able to do things your way. The way you work, the way you develop, the way you progress, it’s all up to you.


Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-paced, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Activia, Danone, Danino, Danette, Aptamil, Bebelac, Hayat, and Sırma, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself.


Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.


We offer


This is a visible position within the company, we offer opportunities where you can grow your expertise and have an end-to-end responsibility to drive "change" & "growth. You will have a chance to experience 360 ways of working with multiple stakeholders. We develop talents and growth potential to enable strong career development for our employees.


What’s next?


Visit our website www.danone.com to discover more about us and to find out how you could be part of it all!