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Operational Purchaser

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Date: 19-Oct-2021

Location: Panama City, PA

Company: Tetra Pak


At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen. 

Operational Purchaser


We are looking for a Purchaser that will have direct contact with different stakeholders of the different companies/markets and ensure that processes are run with excellence and adequate support.
The position is based in Panama City, Panama.
Tetra Pak is not sponsoring work visas or relocation for this position. 

What you will do


As an Operational Purchaser you will:  


  • Execute transactional, replenishment activities in line with sourcing strategies.
  • Ensures process compliance (supply chain/Logistics/Purchase to payment).
  • Comply with global supplier management processes and stays updated on process development.
  • Update Supply Manager and key stakeholders on operational purchasing issues and share best practice.
  • Understand impact of data accuracy in purchasing orders.
  • Feedback system issues to the relevant supplier management responsible contact.
  • Communicates updates and new developments to relevant key stakeholders.

Who you are


We believe you have: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain or any related fields.
  • Intermediate English. 
  • Advanced / Fluent Portuguese.
  • 1 year of previous experience in purchasing will be an asset.
  • SAP knowledge desirable
  • Proactive, adaptable, customer focus, team player, organized, curious, initiative, problem solver, dynamic.

We offer you


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape 
  • Culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our engineering experts drive visible results 
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion 
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply now!


If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at https://jobs.tetrapak.com/. 
This job posting expires on October 25, 2021.