Regional Category Coordinator

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Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: Warszawa, Masovian, PL, 02-146 Karczew, Masovian, PL, 05-480 Brzeg, OP, PL, 49300 Kruszwica, Kuyavian-Pomeranian, PL, 88-150

Company: Bunge

Location : Warsaw, Karczew, Kruszwica, Brzeg 

City : Warsaw 

State : Mazowieckie (PL-MZ) 

Country : Poland (PL) 

Requisition Number : 28828 

Are you ready for a new stage in your career in one of the biggest companies in Agri and Food Business? Looking to make a difference in one of the most stable industries at the time being - you probably have heard about our local brands of oil Kujawski and margarines Smakowita, Optima, Masmix? Then our Regional Category Coordinator might be a good fit for you.


What you will be doing as Regional Category Coordinator based in Warsaw?


Drive the development/management of category best practices, to ensure best leverage/negotiations of Bunge’s volume for regional categories to maximize total cost of ownership, savings, and procurement value contribution.


This position includes travels up to 25%+ of the time as needed to meet with prospective suppliers, peers, and stakeholders.


This will be done through the following activities:


  • Define Sourcing Plan for the owned categories,
  • Analyze and set category spend baseline and category profile, incl. risk assessment, Supplier Relationship Management and P2P strategy,
  • Build category strategic plan in alignment with the regions and countries,
  • Create short- and long-term strategy, sourcing/projects plan for the selected global categories,
  • Track the spend on the managed categories and the regional packaging spend to ensure compliance to strategic procurement programs,
  • Suppliers Leverage for selected categories,
  • Support supplier identification and RFX strategy definition,
  • Identify available suppliers that can ship economically to multiple regions/countries,
  • Maintain supplier database (service portfolio, financial KPIs, performance reviews),
  • Ensure alignment of negotiation timing and contract durations between regions/countries,
  • Lead of the Vendor Relationship Management initiatives,
  • Manage supplier performance by, for example, discussing lessons learned from one region and making sure that the supplier builds on those lessons learned to improve service levels in another region,
  • Sourcing for selected categories and deliver savings for Bunge,
  • Stakeholder Management,
  • Main Global Activities (not limited & non-exhaustive).


What do we expect from our future Regional Category Coordinator?


  • Professional experience (3-5 years) in procurement or other related positions, (preferably working at FMGC companies),
  • Fluency in English essential,
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SAP,
  • Strong analytical and strategical thinking,
  • Procurement Processes & Strategic Sourcing Methodology,
  • Deep category and market knowledge for Direct Materials (Packaging, Chemicals and Ingredients).


What can you expect from Bunge?


  • A competitive salary and great benefits package including performance bonus,
  • Corporate car,
  • Work within an international and experienced team,
  • Hybrid mode work in Warsaw office - up to 2 days of work from home,
  • The freedom to contribute in an impactful way to the business which has a growing phase right now- with several local based investments,
  • Location: Poland – Warsaw, Kruszwica, Karczew or Brzeg.

We are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

           Drive for Excellence

             by being agile
                innovative and efficient

   Do What’s Right

        by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 


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