There has never been a more exciting time to be working in Unilever Procurement when you consider the sheer scale of what we are seeking to do in doubling the size of the business whilst reducing our environmental impact. As well as ensuring that we are best in class in delivering the basics, we also have to look to the future and continuously evolve to meet the needs of our changing environment - reinventing ourselves for sustained competitive advantage. And of course, we are only half of the picture. Our suppliers are at the heart of everything we do. We need to work more closely than ever with suppliers to co-create sustainable practices and bigger and better innovations. MAIN JOB PURPOSEAs our Procurement Operations Assistant, you take responsibility for European Refreshment Operational activities and for part of the Cones & Wafers portfolio. European Refreshment OperationalThe majority of your time you will spend on troubleshooting in all different aspects of our European Refreshment Operations. You make sure all of our ice cream factories get their raw materials in time and of the highest quality. Any issue that pops up is a new puzzle for you to solve. You coordinate with all relevant internal and external stakeholders and make sure all know what to do in order to solve the issue. In addition you work proactively on service- and quality improvement projects with our main suppliers. Cones & Wafers portfolioIn working on the cones and wafers portfolio, you are involved in all aspects of executing the buying strategy. You assist in setting up the e-tender program collaborating with our center of excellence. Furthermore you are involved in innovation project in which you work with R&D, Marketing, Supply Chain and suppliers. Last part of the portfolio tasks, involve participating in savings projects. For example: how can we help our suppliers to work more efficiently? Or how can we design products in a more cost-effective way? KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
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