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Local Sourcing Manager


Dublin, IE

Shift Type:  Procurement/Purchasing

ARYZTA is for people who are passionate about what they do and doing it well. We take pride in our high quality, delicious food and in our leading position as the worlds number one frozen bakery. Our employees are one of our key ingredients, and together they play a critical role in driving the continued success of our business. 
In ARYZTA, every day is different. If you are resilient, ambitious, and a team player, ARYZTA could be the place for you to thrive and grow in your career!


The Function and The Role
The Sourcing Manager is a key component of the ARYZTA Food Solutions Ireland value chain ensuring continuous product supply with the best supply base at the most cost effective price. The Local Sourcing Manager will be the interface between the European Central Procumbent team and local NPD & Sales teams.  Working with these teams the role will be involved in developing a well thought-through sourcing plan and strategy, including development of our sourcing category strategy, supplier base management, building and improving strategic suppliers’ partnerships, negotiating ex-work suppliers’ product prices and defining contractual terms and conditions. 


Why Join Us? Examples include:
•    Opportunity to join a growing, fast moving global company which takes pride in our delicious food offerings
•    Exposure to a dynamic supply base and opportunity to meet with suppliers from across Europe
•    Company Bonus Scheme 
•    Company Pension Scheme, Income Protection and Life Assurance provided
•    Subsidised canteen / restaurant
•    Free car parking
•    Onsite gym
•    Bike to work scheme
•    Further career & development opportunities 
•    Flexible working requests welcome


Key Duties and Responsibilities
•    Working with the Central Procurement team to develop and implement the strategic sourcing plans for the category or sub-categories which take into account both pan-European and local business considerations
•    Diagnose needs of his / her local market in terms of sourcing in line with ARYZTA Ireland’s business strategy
•    Materialise procurement savings and ensure ARYZTA is always buying at the best price
•    Co-ordinate the roll-out of Promotions and New Product Launches
•    Identify & execute product migrations with suitable supply partners
•    Implement supplier contracts where appropriate
•    Update pricing lists 
•    Ensure continuity of supply 
•    Engage with internal stakeholders in order to generate ideas and opportunities


Key Competencies:
•    High sense of urgency and excellent analytical skills to define problems, identify alternatives and recommend course of action
•    Negotiation Skills
•    Communication and Influencing Skills
•    Respects ARYZTA’s core values – Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity, Care.


Education & Experience:
•    Third level qualification
•    Comfortable working in an international, complex matrix organisation 
•    3 years + experience managing suppliers within BIFG (Bought In Finished Goods) 
•    Experience within the food industry preferred
•    Intermediate MS Excel and PowerPoint Skills
•    Category management and data analysis experience desirable 


ARYZTA Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

At ARYZTA our employees are our number one asset and one of our key ingredients. If you are interested in applying for a position in ARYZTA please submit your complete application documents (CV and motivation letter). We are looking forward to receiving your application on http://www.ARYZTA.com/careers.
Our aim is to promote equality of opportunity and fair treatment for all job applicants.