Commercial Operations Specialist

Location: Veghel, North Brabant Salary: competitive
Sector: Food and FMCG Type: Temporary

Currently I am looking for a Commercial Operations Specialist for a Food company near Eindhoven.

Job Title: Commercial Operations Specialist - External Factory

Job purpose:
To ensure an External Manufacturer supplier base we can trust, by delivering the (growth) projects (QuEST), resolving issues in daily operations, driving supplier performance management and leading value leadership initiatives.

Key responsibilities:
* Manage day-to-day (commercial) operations for External Manufacturing in Europe and resolve (potential) issues, impacting CO-processor PSL and ultimately case fill service level
* Manage Supplier Performance Management and Operational Excellence at suppliers, driving continuous improvement in terms of quality, service and efficiency
* Responsible for successful implementation of new activities and suppliers (QuEST)
* Initiate and lead Value Leadership Projects, including reduction in NQC and additional fees on top of agreed prices. Support regional tenders in cooperation with Strategic Sourcing
* Internal Stakeholder Management (AM, IE, R&D, Supply Chain, Commercial, S&F)
* Interact with shared service centre to efficiently run the end-to-end procurement process and optimise ways of working

* Bachelor/University degree preferred
* English language skills required;
* Knowledge of, and experience in, core P2P functional competencies and in Procurement best practice
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Problem solving skills
* Excellent planning and organizational skills; ability to organise workload
* Ability to analyse data and assess information quickly
* Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of customers

Are you the new Commercial Operations Specialist? Apply online or to speak to a consultant about this project, contact Niek van Alfen via +31 (0)20 522 1588 or n.vanalfen[at]