Indirect Procurement Category Manager (m/f/d)
Passionate to eat better, Infarm was founded in Berlin in 2013 by Osnat Michaeli and the brothers Erez and Guy Galonska. With the aim to share the goodness of own-grown produce with everyone, they developed a smart modular farming system, that allows distribution of farms throughout the urban environment, growing fresh produce in any available space and fulfilling any market demand.
Today, with cutting edge R&D, patented technologies, and a leading multi-disciplinary team, Infarm is growing a global farming network helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of our food.
Be part of the Infarm (r)evolution and help people to take back ownership of their food.
About the Procurement Team
The procurement team is responsible for acquiring goods and services by selecting suppliers, establishing payment terms and good supplier relationships, negotiating prices & contracts, and ensuring on-time delivery of those goods. The team works on strategies to optimize the order-to-pay process, cost reduction & product optimization. Have in mind: we sit in Berlin – Spandau.
Who you are
You’re excited about our vision to reshape the food industry.
You believe diversity, collaboration and teamwork are key drivers for success.
You thrive in an environment where you can take ownership and solve hard problems.
You love a challenge and want to do well while doing good.
You want to expand your horizons and grow with us as we grow.
The category manager will manage the entire Indirect spend & supplier portfolio. This includes but not limited to, supplier qualification, terms and conditions execution, negotiate pricing, stakeholder and supplier relationship management.
Profile Indirect categories and identify savings leverages
Work cross-functionally with various team and support definition of Infarm policies
Negotiate agreements by analysing supplier quotations and terms, achieve the best global commercial condition
Work intimately with the Stakeholders to help steer the selection to preferred suppliers and utilize this leverage to obtain the most competitive pricing
Act as regional Lead for indirect purchasing and assist with global initiatives as assigned
Locate new sources of supply and establish new suppliers
Develop and maintain the relationship with suppliers
Conduct supplier performance evaluations/supplier assessments
4-years’ experience in Indirect procurement
Strong problem-solving skills and proactive attitude
Ability to learn quickly and prioritize appropriately to meet customer and company needs
Fluency in German and English (both written and spoken)
Ability to take ownership and work towards tight deadlines
High attention to detail
Adaptable and flexible personality that thrives in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment
Ability to influence cost saving initiatives
Strong skills in supplier management and relationship building
Experience in working with Microsoft Office and Google Suites
What we offer
The opportunity to join Infarm as we expand across the globe and help change the future of farming
A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues
30 days of vacation plus an extra day off on your birthday
Monthly BVG ticket Fresh herbs to take home
Lunch provided 5 days a week
Coffee, tea, fresh and healthy snacks and Friday drinks!
Infarm is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in and strive to grow an inclusive environment focused on promoting mutual respect. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
To apply for this job please visit boards.greenhouse.io.