Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions GmbH (FHCS) has been a market leader on home cleaning products since our company was established in 1948.

Looking back on over 65 years of history, Vileda® is one of the most internationally recognized household brands, alongside others such as Marigold®, O'Cedar®, Wettex®, Gala® and Swash®.

The activities of its parent company, Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions GmbH (FHCS) are divided into the Consumer Division (approx. 85% of sales) and the Professional Division. FHCS is a subsidiary of the Freudenberg Group, an international family-owned German company with over 160 years of history.

Total sales of Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions GmbH (FHCS) in 2015 rose to 809 million Euros with sustainable growth in the past years.

We invite you to discover more at www.vileda.com and www.freudenberg.com.

Category Buyer – Key Account, FHCS Australia

Your tasks

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Category Buyer is responsible for the sourcing and procurement of an assortment of products that meet the price points and quality parameters set by our key account client. This includes reviewing and responding to tenders, and assisting with the design, development and execution of the key account strategic sourcing plan.


Working collaboratively with international and local teams, key activities include:

 

  • Planning and execution of product sourcing and ranging
  • Identify and meet with suitable suppliers/manufacturers both locally and overseas
  • Negotiate prices, quantities and delivery parameters
  • Respond to tenders and proactively pitch new product ideas
  • Acting as the single point of contact for assigned Key Account on all product buying matters
  • Coordination of promotions in Key accounts including final review of results
  • Attend designated and appropriate trade shows to identify new products
  • Manage stock levels
  • Liaise with sales personnel
  • Generate reports and forecasts

Our expectations

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in an FMCG brand and/or multi-category business
  • A global outlook, having worked previously with international teams
  • Tertiary qualifications in business and sound commercial acumen
  • Strong analytical ability, combined with a passion for buying products
  • Initiative, lots of energy, and a can do attitude

We offer a profound onboarding program and a challenging position in a successful company. You can expect a competitive package, social company benefits and learning opportunities. Benefit from interdisciplinary and motivated teams in an international work environment and experience a long-term perspective and career opportunities in our global technology group.

 

Have we awakened your interest? Then apply directly online or send us an informative application to Guido.Lilio@fhp-ww.com, indicating the earliest starting date and your desired salary. If you think you’re right for us – then we’ll look forward to receiving a convincing application.

Do you have any questions?

Freudenberg Household Products Limited
Beatrice Poon ∙ 9/F., Yue Hwa Int’l Bldg., 1 Kln Park Drive, TST, Kln., HK ∙ Hong Kong
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