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Procurement Assistant, Beauty&Wellbeing EU CM Operations

Job ID:
Supply Chain
Katowice, Silesia;
Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie;
Warsaw, Mazovia
Date posted:
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Provide support to the Procurement Operations manager and Team. Take responsibility for European operational activities to ensure a smooth supply of materials into our B&W collaborative manufacturers. In the current challenging times, the Procurement Operations teams in Europe is playing a crucial role in continuation of the business. The role should ideally be located in Katowice, optional in Bydgoszcz (close to our B&W manufacturing site).

European B&W Operational

The majority of your time you will spend on troubleshooting in all different aspects of our European Operations. You support our Beauty and Wellbeing Collaborative Manufacturers (CMs)in case of material supply issues and any other material related issues that might appear.You coordinate with all relevant internal and external stakeholders and make sure all know what to do in order to solve the issue. In addition you work proactively on service- and quality improvement projects with our main suppliers and the Collaborative Manufacturer.


  • Support the procurement organization to meet goals and objectives in support to the overall Unilever strategy.

  • Build a solid network within the company and with the main material suppliers and CMs.

  • Collaborate with procurement manager on troubleshooting in all different aspects of our European Operations.

  • Think innovatively to turn issues/crises into opportunities for supply chain improvement, i.e. long term problem solving.

  • Able to quickly build knowledge on various buying portfolios to take decisions on how to solve problems. Take that extra step to safeguard Unilever’s production.

  • Contribute to short and long term service and quality improvement projects together with suppliers.

  • Support contingency and resilience activities; identify and follow up on opportunities to add flexibility to the supply chain.

  • To ensure the satisfaction of Unilever's internal customers with the services provided by the procurement organization



  • 3-5 years in FMCG

  • English language skills 

  • Managing stakeholders

  • Effective trouble shooter able to remain calm in times of crisis

  • Self-starter with strong accountability & responsibility standards


  • SAP experience

  • Project management skills

  • Experience in procurement and/or planning

  • International experience: study/work abroad


To apply, you must do so online. Please do not forget to upload your CV, latest PDP and a motivation letter.  If you have been informed that you are at risk of redundancy, please make sure to tick this box during your application. Please also attach your letter of redundancy to the application. 

Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly after the closing date to provide you with an update on the status of your application. 

By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your career with Unilever where it is appropriate for you to apply for other positions.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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