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Strategic Buyer

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?


Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview

In order to further strengthen our purchasing team we are currently seeking an:

Strategic Buyer

(Ashdod, Israel)


Reporting directly to the General Manager, the successful candidate for this key function will be responsible for A to Z purchasing, meaning for sourcing, purchasing and inventory.


Key Accountabilities

  • Sourcing and negotiations with suppliers in Israel and abroad.
  • Strengthening the supply Chain procedures.
  • Assimilation of advanced tools in purchasing
  • Plan and manage material sourcing and inventory based on forecast
  • Finding new suppliers in diverse fields
  • Ongoing contact with suppliers - managing supplier performance in all aspects of the contract.
  • Analysis of expenses in terms of costing on all aspects of procurement.
  • Working with many interfaces and domains.
  • Work on tight schedules


Required Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree – Economics/Business Administration (MBA is an advantage)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in purchasing (in Israel and abroad) from a retail organization
  • Familiarity with the supply chain field
  • Experience working in an ERP system ,Priority system – advantage



Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.