Indirect Category Buyer

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Łódź, PL, 93-231

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Job scope:

  • Develop and manage business relationship with the company suppliers;
  • Support the sourcing and supplier strategies for the assigned category (Data analytics, benchmarking, regional sourcing pipeline management, supply base rationalization, risk mitigation etc.);
  • Total category cost and cash flow targets;
  • Contract Management;
  • Support end-to-end flawless execution;
  • Support the requirements of various process partners within the category


We are looking for a talented professional with:

  • Degree in Economics, Logistics, Engineering or Management
  • First experience in procurement (min 1 year)
  • Knowledge of procurement processes 
  • Fluent English (Italian language could be an asset)
  • MS Office practical knowledge (SAP could be an asset)
  • Good communication skills and negotation skills 



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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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