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Amway Global Business Services
Senior Sourcing Manager
Amway Global Business Services
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Work model: Hybrid
Based in Ada, Michigan, Amway is one of the world's leading direct sales companies. We operate in more than 50 countries around the world offering a variety of products: health, beauty and home care. Amway Business Services Center was established in March 2010 to provide state of the art service to corporate operations across Europe, India and Africa. From graduates to highly qualified experts we hire the best professionals in the fields of Finance, Customer Service, Marketing, IT and HR. Here, you have the opportunity to add value and be valued – to achieve your professional goals and work with truly exceptional people. We believe in your potential and we value your talents.

Currently we are looking for a person for the position of:
Senior Sourcing Manager

Senior Sourcing Manager


Amway is a large multinational family-owned consumer goods company and the leading direct selling company worldwide. Amway offers more than 450 high-quality products and innovative solutions in the categories of nutrition, beauty, and home care exclusively through independent distributors and the own webshop. The company was founded in 1959 in Ada, United States, and operates in more than 100 countries generating revenue of 8.1 billion USD in 2022. Amway’s top-selling brands are Nutrilite™ vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements, ARTISTRY™ skincare and color cosmetics, and eSpring™ water treatment systems.

What you’ll do:
  • Makes supply recommendations based upon research and analysis within own range of responsibilities.
  • Researching and analyzing market intelligence data for trends in commodity or other market-relevant data.
  • Providing key input into departmental and category strategies and tactical plans in readiness for execution.
  • Delivering required business results by appropriately applying the concepts needed to determine/develop sourcing strategies
  • Can closely work with suppliers and internal team to co-develop and co-create the new products in different categories. Providing key inputs and urge to deep dive in the development of products together with partners.
  • Evaluate, cross functionally lead and develop plans to improve upon supplier management and performance through procurement mastery principles and ensure results are tracked and reported via metrics and scorecards. Set improvement targets and achievements in consideration with other cross-functional departments.
  • Actively uses available processes, tools and technology to achieve the lowest total cost.
  • Lead in complex negotiations and responsibility for legal terms and conditions of trade, ensuring all documents are completed, approved and available and when appropriate that renewal is undertaken in a timely manner.
  • Proactively leads identified supplier issues and regularly take lead on other complex supplier scenarios. Follow policy and procedure guidelines as defined within procurement mastery and document all decisions for authorization.
  • Assess and identify opportunities for improvement and recommend new alternatives to ensure a reliable supply of products, materials and/or services.
  • Make strategic supply recommendations based upon research and analysis within own range of responsibilities.
  • Work with the supply base, and identify enhancements to current supply chain operations and cost management activities.
  • Develop, maintain and proactively monitor and share marketplace information to allow continuous assessment of total supply cost structures.
  • Attend appropriate trade shows and external sourcing events.
  • Take lead on complex market analysis as needed to bring new information around the spend category.
  • Highly capable of delivering clearly documented robust sourcing strategy and proactively leads others in the development of such procurement mastery principles. Is able to provide strategic direction from such analysis to ensure best business decisions are taken. Able to articulate results to all levels of the organization.
  • Lead in effectively maintaining and enforcing effective and cooperative working relationships with other departments within the organization to deliver the most optimal business approach and corporate needs. Is in direct contact with all possible levels with the organization.
  • Active participant and potential lead of Global sub HPN, GSST and member of value chain forums to actively represent respective spend area and regional procurement department in total. Capable in representing cross geographical procurement responsibilities at all levels.
What you’ll need:
  • General business relevant degree qualification.
  • Minimum 4 – 5 Years as Buyer Level 2, Coach / Mentor, and potential staff management.
  • Required Knowledge & Skills and/or Related Experience:
  • Fluent in English, a second language will be positively valued.
  • Minimal supervision and review for accuracy and judgment based on the execution of long-term strategies and supply chain goals.
  • Provides high-level feedback to upline keeping appraised of key activities.
  • Fully capable of presenting procurement responsibilities/achievements and goals to the director and VP level in the organization on ad hoc (non-preparation) basis.
  • Identifies new strategies and tactics through innovative thinking and industry benchmarking across all areas. Makes short- and long-term strategic supply recommendations in a proactive approach.
  • Regularly negotiates and is seen as an expert in delivering “win/win” longer-term agreements with suppliers to avoid price increases, expedite delivery, obtain beneficial terms and institute programs that bring favorable business results in cost reductions and process improvements.
  • Delivers proactive ideation within the team (informs upline) to work with the supply base, via an innovative thinking approach, to identify enhancements to current supply chain operations and cost management activities; influences the implementation through sharing achievements and success with Amway customers.
  • Requirement for frequent travel in and outside office hours
What can you expect from us?
  • Hybrid Work model (3 days from office and 2 days from home)
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Private medical care in LuxMed Group
  • MyBenefit Cafeteria Platform (with Multisport card available)
  • Group Life Insurance after the probation period
  • Additional day off for your Birthday
  • Additional two days off per year for voluntary activities of your choice
  • Employee discount for high-quality Amway products
  • Annual Bonus depending on the yearly company and individual performance
  • Various portfolios of internal & external training: professional certifications, access to the e-learning platform
  • Possibility of growth inside of organization
  • International team environment
  • Relocation package for candidates outside Poland
  • Numerous company events and office initiatives
  • Family atmosphere with no formal dress code
  • Attractive office location in the heart of Krakow (High 5ive, Pawia Street)
How to apply

If you are interested in this job, please send your application via "Apply" button.

The following statement should be enclosed to your application:
"I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed by Amway Business Centre-Europe Sp. z o.o. located in Zabierzów (adres: Krakowska 280 str., 32-080 Zabierzów) for the purposes of current and future recruitment processes, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated 29.08.1997 (uniform text: Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2002 No 101, item 926 with further amendments)."

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  • iconEnglish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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