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Corporate Buyer Raw Materials

As Corporate Buyer you’re responsible for the strategic procurement of certain categories of Raw Materials on a group level. You’ll be working closely with different colleagues in different areas and departments within the whole Lotus Bakeries Group ensuring that the chosen sourcing strategies are executed accordingly.  
HR team in our HQ, Belgium

Job description

  • Analysing market information and processes in order to develop effective sourcing strategies and action plans
  • Working closely with your main stakeholders on translating their business strategy of existing and new product development
  • Managing the appointed Raw Materials portfolios and its suppliers on a strategic, tactical and operational level
  • Concluding framework contracts while finding an optimal balance between quality, reliability, sustainability and total cost of ownership
  • Monitoring contracts, volumes, price differences, raw material evolutions on a regular basis


  • You hold a Master’s degree preferably in economics combined with 3-4 years of experience in procurement, FMCG and/or Raw Materials is a plus
  • You’re a good negotiator with an analytical mindset and a commercial feeling
  • You value open communication in building up professional relationships
  • Due to your inquisitive nature, you show engagement, motivation and professionalism
  • You are fluent in English. French is a plus
  • Open for occasional travelling and supplier visits
Employee working in the finance team

"Working at Lotus Bakeries feels like a privilege. A privilege to be part of a strong growing international organization, with a clear vision towards the future. Being able to contribute to this growth in one way or another is also what makes me proud. Proud to be part of the Lotus family."

Testimonial - Evy Vandenbrande

Evy Van den Brande

HR Manager


  • The opportunity to prove yourself within a growing and international environment
  • Close cooperation with various stakeholders within the group
  • A company culture where passion, team spirit and open dialogue are the main drivers
  • An attractive salary package with extralegal benefits
  • And off course freshly baked cookies every day!
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