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Req ID:  88493
Function:  Procurement
Posted:  May 23, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Global Buyer Industrial



Global Buyer Industrial Services



We’re Coty, one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. Coty’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.



At Coty Procurement we are at the heart of the Coty Turnaround, leading the way towards regaining operational leadership, and contributing to rediscovering growth.

We achieve this by delivering end-to-end, sustainable value creation, leveraging the power of our supplier network, operating in a lean & agile fashion, and driving stronger cooperation with key stakeholders, also thanks to the move of our central Procurement teams to our global HQ in Amsterdam.

Join the team that is making a tangible difference for the future of Coty and participate in one of the biggest transformations in the industry, reinforcing our culture of pride and performance!




We are looking for a Global Buyer to join our Industrial category team to support the management of CAPEX, MRO, Energy and R&D categories. The portfolio will give you full exposure to our manufacturing and R&D business. The purpose is to execute the category strategy to warrant process compliance, reduce Total Cost of Ownership and drive value in from Suppliers. The position is expected to create spend and process insight on group level to share savings opportunities and transferring best practice experiences across Coty. The position will ensure appropriate support on day to day business and projects for local business.

Reporting to the Global Senior Manager Industrial, the Global Indirect Buyer Industrial will have the major responsibilities described as follow:

  • Lead sourcing projects E2E in line with category plans (RFI, RFP, direct negotiations)
  • Implement results of sourcing events and category transformation targets
  • Market & data analysis, external benchmarking
  • Spend analysis & internal benchmarking to identify and roll out best practices
  • Manage full contract life cycle with legal and enforce agreed conditions with suppliers
  • Build up relationships to influence colleagues (manufacturing, engineering, R&D and finance)
  • Manage supplier relationships on project and operational level
  • Support in development and execution of category strategy
  • Ensure innovation, quality, cost competitiveness delivered on time
  • Support the business and procurement to reach their respective objectives





Your profile


  • Engineering, Business and/or Procurement graduate ideally with a post-graduate qualification
  • 3 to 5 years work experience in procurement, operations or engineering
  • Experience in an international environment and matrix organization
  • Process oriented thinking, curiosity and affinity for technical environment
  • Autonomous and ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • High level of commitment

Required skills


  • Project management: Organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • Team player with strong passion for winning and a bias for action You believe in strong collaboration, leverage diversity of thinking and love to win. You are future oriented, are not bounded by the status-quo but recognize what can be improved and have a bias for action.
  • Strong problem-solving techniques; curious, team player and leader; attention to detail / good project management.  You know how to translate complex data into a key take outs with your analytical mindset.
  • Strong communication (Verbal and written) and presentation ability.  Ability to work across different levels in the organization and across different teams to ensure everyone is updated on key timelines and/or decisions




  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience;
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results;
  • Attractive benefits packages;

A brand new building in the business area of Amsterdam-Zuid. The office is designed to maximize your performance, based on the new ways of working.



At Coty, we believe in equality and inclusion for all, and stand together with those fighting for freedom, justice, and equal rights regardless of who you are or who you love.

Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam