Expert Global Procurement Near Food (m/f/d)

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Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the food wholesale industry? Look no further than METRO! As a leading international food and non-food wholesaler, we specialize in meeting the unique needs of hotels, restaurants, caterers, and independent merchants. With around 17 million customers worldwide, our multichannel approach allows for easy purchasing both in-store and via delivery, all digitally connected. We’re also proud to be developing our online marketplace, METRO MARKETS, to serve our professional customers which has been growing and expanding continuously since 2019. Moreover, at METRO, sustainability is a top priority considered in all our actions, and we’ve been recognized for our commitment to it by several sustainability indices and rankings (e. g., MSCI, CDP, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index). We operate in over 30 countries, employing more than 93,000 people globally, and our sales reached €29.8 billion in the most recent financial year, aiming to continue our journey of successful growth. Join our team as we strive to meet our ambitious growth goals with our “sCore” strategy which is closely accompanied by our Fundamentals. These shared values guide us every day and begin with a commitment to our core mission of being the best wholesale company we can be. The basis for this is our ONE METRO spirit – where everyone is needed, and everyone stands together, working with curiosity, determination, courage, commitment, and trust. Come grow with us at METRO! More information is available via Analyze international market trends and collaborate with sourcing teams in our countries to derive creative business solutions. Support the development, negotiation, and implementation of the Global Own Brand Range in our 22 countries. Coordinate cross-functional teams (Packaging, Quality, Supply Chain, Marketing) during the Own Brand process. Assist in aligning with country subsidiaries to harmonize the product range and leverage scales. Monitor supplier production capacity and coverage rate, and track e-sourcing status and report database. Analyze and compare RFQ inputs from suppliers to negotiate the best quality/price ratio. Review key performance indicators and ensure accurate reporting. Supporting and negotiating of global agreements based on Metro strategies Connection between countries and international supplier team to enhance business relationship Monitoring of counterparts and alignment of turnover goals with countries and suppliers University degree (or equivalent experience) with minimum 2 years relevant work experience, preferably in buying food commodities/FMCG on an international level. Strong interest in food product development and good understanding of HoReCa customer needs. Proficient knowledge in MS Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook (especially Excel, with VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables). Good communicator, who enjoys working with customers, suppliers, and other key stakeholders. Problem-solving capacity and analytical thinking skills. Willingness to travel (trade fairs, factory visits, country visits). Fluent in English (both written and oral). If you are interested in supporting the ICA Project with controlling activities in the Near Food category and thrive in a collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to our organization’s success and make a meaningful impact on our global operations in the Near Food sector. To be part of a fast-growing international team that has significant scaling ambitions across multiple markets. Work-Life Balance: Trusted working hours, 30 days of vacation and home office options Further training: A comprehensive further training offer over an own training team as well as an own annual training budget Well-being: Health programs, a free fitness studio on our campus and regular employee events Comfort: Very good public transport connections and free parking spaces including charging facilities for e-mobility. Two canteens with a varied selection of meals and discounts in our st… Original Stellenanzeige auf – Jetzt Jobagent bei StepStone einrichten und Traumjob finden! Mehr Informationen zu Arbeitgebern, Gehaltsdaten und Karrieretipps finden Sie auf