Buying Assistant – Intersnack Procurement BV – Doetinchem

Intersnack Procurement BV

Are you someone who thrives as part of a team? Calling team players with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in data and commodities. Are you the special ingredient we need right now for our Procurement team?

Intersnack has become one of Europe’s leading savoury snacks producers by creating ‘happy snacking moments’ in people’s lives. Successful and growing, our turnover in 2023 was over €4 bn. Privately owned, we can operate our business with a long-term view and commit ourselves to a more sustainable world.

We are a business with an extraordinary team spirit. We challenge each other to improve and we empower our people to take ownership of what they do. We know from experience that to become a big player, you must first master being a team player.

So, if you want a real career, choose to work where you will be appreciated and supported to grow.

For our Intersnack Procurement department, we are recruiting a

Buying Assistant

The role of the Buying Assistant is to support the Intersnack Food Commodities buying team in their administrative tasks. The role holder plays a crucial part in the procurement process: from the buying definition to the order process, until invoicing.

Overall, the main objective is to optimize the workload of buyers by reducing their support tasks, increase efficiency of the purchasing organization by harmonizing processes and improve transparency at our central level.

The Buying Assistant reports to the Senior Category Manager Oil with a dotted line to the Head of Commodities and will ideally be based in Doetinchem / Zevenaar, NL.

Your responsibilities

  • Support Buyer’s daily activities, e.g. contract maintenance discussion, contract balance alignment and modifications with Production and Suppliers
  • Manage Commodities procurement data in the different ERP-systems
  • Sparring partner to Buyers during and after purchasing process
  • Issue Management on transportation, invoicing and complaint process in cooperation with Supply Chain, External Logistics providers and Finance & Controlling
  • Handling imports documents and associated customs matters
  • Support Procurement in our compliance journey
  • Coordination with Financial trading department, linked to buyers contracts

What might qualify you for this role?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain management or a similar field preferred
  • Ideally 2+ years of experience in support function, preferable within Procurement;
  • Fluent spoken and written English required, Dutch is advantageous;
  • Affinity for data and systems, ideally with ERP system and MS Office experience
  • Attention to detail, good planning, time management, conflict management and communicative skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a multicultural, international organisation;
  • Proactive, self-motivated problem solver who likes to work in a team

What we offer

A role “at the core” of one of Europe’s biggest savoury snacks producers where you can develop your career as part of a team that values your individuality and ideas. A competitive salary and benefits package, flexible working hours, but more than that, a great working atmosphere in a business that will recognize and celebrate your achievements and help you build an enjoyable long-term career. Plus, the chance to be part of an organization that values the security and wellbeing of all its people and understands that work-life balance is fundamental to success.

In addition, Intersnack naturally offers you a good salary and excellent benefits, such as:

  • Good study facilities;
  • Telephone with private use;
  • Homework allowance;
  • Travel expenses scheme;
  • 4 times a year a staff package with our latest products;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • 30 days of leave;
  • Conditional bonus scheme;
  • PGB pension scheme.

Ready to apply?

Just click on the button below. And if you have any questions, feel free to contact Sabine Weber, HR Manager Intersnack Procurement by phone +31 (0)314-370236 or send an email to

Join Intersnack, where collaboration and entrepreneurship create sustainable success.

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