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Marii Konopnickiej 29



Your responsibilities

  • Procure aluminum for production process in CANPACK Group (globally).

  • Support the process of vendors selection from bid package preparation, global tendering process (RFQ/RFP) until contract signature.

  • Draft/negotiate agreements with suppliers to meet commercial, technical and operational requirements. Supervise the process of realization of the agreements.

  • Participate/lead the negotiation with the suppliers.

  • Support implementation of new suppliers/alu specifications in cooperation with internal technical team.

  • Work with various Group Offices and subsidiaries to resolve delivery, quality and other issues as required.

  • Manage the cooperation with the suppliers in the area of scrap conversion into quality metal.

  • Ensure internal/external compliance with sourcing procedures and contracts.

  • Identify and develop new vendors.

  • Manage the suppliers to ensure an affective relationship to improve supplier performance.

  • Prepare and conduct supplier performance review meetings.

  • Deliver costs savings .

  • Identify opportunities for optimizing the supply chain process.

  • Manage and develop long-term relationships with suppliers

  • Prepare multiple & complex analysis, comparisons, data sheets etc. on the global level.

Our requirements

  • Several years of previous experience in a similar position with full procurement process overview

  • Master's degree in Economics or Business area preferred

  • Proven track record of high spends negotiations (preferably in global, strategic procurement)

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

  • Knowledge of SAP system and advanced MS Office skills

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Proactively identifying and solving issues

  • Comfortable working with legal and contractual terms and language

  • Ability to work under the time pressure in a dynamic environment

  • Can-do attitude with a drive to deliver and exceed targets

What we offer

  • Chance to work for a successful, internationally growing company with its Global HQ in Cracow

  • Proximity to the Business, with real impact on the company's performance and growth

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and personally through a variety of interesting projects and initiatives

  • Friendly people and challenging work environment

  • Private medical care for you to keep an eye on your health

  • Pension plan, insurance plan and attractive annual bonus

  • Work in a hybrid system (2 days from the Office+ 3 days from home)


  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • retirement pension plan

  • extra social benefits

  • holiday funds

  • employee referral program


CANPACK Group is a global manufacturer of environmentally friendly, modern packaging solutions, supplying top quality primary packaging, on time and wherever needed. The company, headquartered in Krakow (Poland), runs operations in 19 countries and employs over 8,000 people worldwide in 29 production sites for aluminum beverage cans, glass bottles, metal closures and containers for food and chemical industries. For 30 years the company has been consequently developing its business to become one of the leading global players on the international packaging market.

With sustainability and corporate social responsibility being an important part of the Group’s DNA, CANPACK actively supports initiatives dedicated to environmental protection and local communities.

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