Senior Buyer & Assortment Manager Food (Veghel, The Netherlands)

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Passion for Food 🍽️ β€’ Strategic Procurement πŸ›’ β€’ Customer-Centric Approach πŸ‘₯

Sligro Food Group (SFG) consists of various foodservice companies dedicated to a single passion: food. Our headquarters in Veghel supports these companies, allowing them to focus on regional strengths and specific market needs. We pride ourselves on our professional and efficient organization, fostering a collaborative environment where every team member’s contribution is valued.

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Where you'll take us

Procurement Expertise πŸ“ˆ β€’ Market Insight 🌍 β€’ Supplier Management 🀝

As the Senior Buyer & Assortment Manager Food at Sligro, you will be a key player in shaping and implementing our procurement and assortment policies. Your role is vital in ensuring our product offerings meet strategic objectives, and you will have significant autonomy and responsibility. This position is based in our modern, open-plan office in Veghel, where you will collaborate with a dedicated team to manage Sligro’s extensive food product range.

What will you do?

Procurement Strategy / Supplier Management πŸ›’ β€’ Market Analysis πŸ“Š β€’ Team Collaboration πŸ‘₯

  • Procurement and Assortment Management:

    • Select and manage your assortment and suppliers, ensuring alignment with customer needs.
    • Determine procurement conditions and sales prices within Foodservice, achieving revenue and margin targets.
    • Design promotional activities and manage pricing, margins, and action mechanisms for items in the Sligro catalog.


  • Supplier Relationship Management:

    • Act as the primary contact for your suppliers, conducting annual negotiations and maintaining strong relationships.
    • Ensure suppliers understand the importance of data quality to support online ambitions.
    • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and new projects.

    Market Analysis and Strategy:

    • Analyze sales, margin, competition, assortment, and supplier data related to your product groups.
    • Work with various departments to translate assortment strategies to market, both offline and online.
    • Identify and act on market trends and improvement opportunities to enhance the customer offer and optimize results.

    Cross-Functional Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with other departments to ensure optimal product presentation and market penetration.
    • Think proactively about potential projects to improve processes within SFG.

What we expect from you

Bachelor’s Degree πŸŽ“ β€’ Procurement Experience 🏦 β€’ Strategic Thinker 🧠

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Several years of procurement experience, preferably within a similar or related environment.
  • Strong understanding of supplier dynamics and skilled in negotiation.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to act as a robust business partner.
  • Negotiation with A -brands & companies


Competitive Salary πŸ’΅ β€’ Professional Growth πŸ“ˆ β€’ Engaging Work Environment 🌟

  • A competitive salary commensurate with the responsibilities of the role.
  • An initial eight-month contract with the intention to convert to a permanent position.
  • A supportive remote work policy with excellent office facilities.
  • A comprehensive pension plan.
  • Regular opportunities for professional development and team-building activities.
  • Discounts at Sligro’s self-service stores and various employee benefits

About the Position

Job Field: Procurement πŸ“¦ β€’ Department: Unit Food 🍎 β€’ Hours: 40 per week πŸ•’ β€’ Brand: Sligro πŸ›’ β€’ Education Level: Bachelor’s πŸŽ“ β€’ Career Level: Professional πŸ’Ό

Sligro offers a vibrant and engaging working environment where you can make a significant impact on the growth and development of the company. Join us in Veghel and be part of a team that values passion, innovation, and excellence in the foodservice industry.

How to Apply?

For more information or to apply, please contact us through www.talentconsultingteam.be or reach out via phone or email.

Join us at Sligro Food Group and contribute to our mission of delivering exceptional food service solutions!

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