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Procurement Manager Europe North West (IRE, DK, NL)


Dublin, IE

Shift Type:  Procurement/Purchasing

Looking for your next Career Move in ARYZTA?

If you are looking for your next step in your ARYZTA journey, you are in the right place to explore new opportunities across our business.


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 world’s number one frozen bakery.


Our employees are one of our key ingredients, and together we play a critical role in driving the continued success of our business. We value the development and retention of great people in our business. If you are resilient, ambitious, a team player, and passionate about driving forwards your career with us, we would love to hear from you!


Role:            Procurement Manager Europe North West (IRE, DK, NL)
Location:     Grangecastle, Dublin
Reports to:  Head of Regional Procurement AFE    


The Function and The Role

Sitting as part of the Central Procurement Team,  the Procurement Manager for Europe North West will Own the Bought in Finished Goods (BIFG) Sourcing strategy and supplier relationships for the region.  He / She will ensure that the direct ingredients & packaging local spend for the region’s bakeries (not sourced by central Category Teams) is managed effectively and  that Procurement Benefit and NPD projects are implemented successfully to agreed timelines.   A key deliverable will be to Ensure teamwork between the NW cluster entities and the Central Procurement teams is optimised.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tender, nomination and supplier management of BIFG portfolio for Ireland, and may include items sourced into our other European businesses.
  • Tender, nomination and supplier management of Low value direct spend (non-strategic), specific to the country/region.
  •  Drive Procurement benefit projects to implementation through daily interface with local functional stakeholders.
  • Support central category team on QA approval process, and supplier/material set-up.
  • Resolution or escalation of supply issues unable to be resolved by supply chain or QA. 
  • Collate supplier performance data for strategic supplier reviews.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of accurate and timely pricing (for local contracts) and supplier information in ERP system.

Key Competencies:

  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritise and work on own initiative 
  • Confident & experienced negotiator
  • High sense of urgency and excellent analytical skills to define problems, identify alternatives and recommend course of action
  • Good networker – able to efficiently identify key change agents and influencers, to support & promote overall objectives
  • Communication and Influencing Skills
  • Highly Organised Project Management 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 
  •  5 years + experience managing a wide range of suppliers within BIFG (Bought In Finished Goods) 
  •  Experience within the food industry preferred
  • Intermediate MS Excel and PowerPoint Skills

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


ARYZTA is an Equal Opportunities Employer



Your Application

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/aryztacareers.


Our aim is to promote equality of opportunity and fair treatment for all job applicants.