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Coordenador Compras

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Consumers everywhere are increasingly aware of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a full range of ingredients for bakers, confectioners and chocolate makers who pay the highest quality. Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 thousand in 74 countries, with consolidated revenues of more than € 1.85 billion in 2017.Our passion for innovation, pioneering and core values ​continues to drive our global ambitions. This, with the commitment of our communities, is what makes working on Puratos so magical.


Our Brazilian team is hiring:


Procurement Coordinator – Commodities


Key tasks:


  • The professional will be responsible for commodity managing supplier selection, qualification and price negotiation applying strategic sourcing concept
  • Develop a commodity roadmap aligning business requirements with supplier capabilities
  • Manage all aspects of new supplier bring-up including database management in ERP systems
  • Ensure a competitive sourcing environment leading to continuous improvement in quality, cost, and service
  • Lead S&OP meetings with Planning and Program Management (MRP) and Demand Planning teams to assure current and future sourcing requirements, identifying material shortages at contract manufacturing sites. Work with the supply base to eliminate shortages and ensure on time product deliveries
  • Work with R&D to develop new batch material alternatives
  • Assure and implement the Contingency Plan for critical suppliers
  • Help drive quarterly supplier business reviews that defines, among other things, market and business analysis, product roadmaps, supplier capabilities and annual / quarterly strategic business objectives
  • Maintain expertise/knowledge of market trends including rigorous analysis of market drivers, cost structures, technical improvements and competitive landscape
  • Support our supplier initiatives including annual cost reductions, lead-time reductions, favorable payment terms, etc.
  • Assure compliance for full procurement processes




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related
  • MBA in Supply Chain or Procurement desired
  • Experience in procurement in a senior position
  • Knowledge of basic supply agreement construction; understanding of key contracting
  • provisions/requirements
  • Experience using SAP (Mainly MM)
  • Quality Management System experience (ISO 9001)
  • Exceptional ability to solve problems and coordinate with global team members
  • Extensive negotiation experience with global suppliers with a proven track record in cost reduction
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to be innovative in issues related to strategic sourcing, vendor relations, quality assurance and the associated measurement systems
  • Languages: English required
  • Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modeling, quotation analysis, supplier selection)



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.  


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