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Procurement Coordinator for Logistics


As a part of Procurement Services team, you will join exciting journey in supporting and developing Arla’s purchasing process & tools, ensuring high quality of Procurement masterdata and support various Procurement projects related to Source to Pay area.


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk


Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.


As a Procurement Coordinator, you become a part of our Procurement team in Global Shared Services in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 400 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla with IT, HR, Procurement, financial operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far.


With over 10 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all working very closely as One team and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.


About the job

  • Procurement Services team is a part of Procurement Department. There are 4 areas in which team supports Arla in daily operations:
  • ordering process and Procurement tools usage for Procurement categories,
  • taking care of Procurement related data in the system incl. material and vendor data,
  • solving price discrepancies and providing solutions for SAP/Ariba issues,
  • hosting training sessions about using Arla’s purchasing system and raising awareness on process and system compliance.



Fuelled by your passion and dedication, you'll contribute to the service and performance culture within Procurement team. After all, we've got to where we are, because we're passionate about what we do.


Your main focus will be:

  • Provides support to Arla colleagues related to Procurement data maintenance within Logistics category, but not only:
  • Support price management and supplier nomination for transportation,
  • Ensure correct supplier data in the system and keep it up to date,
  • Acts as a gatekeeper for procurement data, procedures and processes and follows-up on the correct usage in the business,
  • Process and monitor Procurement data after contract creation in Ariba,
  • Ensure close collaboration with suppliers,
  • Participate in and provide professional guidance in improving processes and operational issues,
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of IT tools eg. Service Now.
  • What is more, you would assist procurement colleagues in guiding on communication platforms to end users and other stakeholders.


Who are you?

You know how to combine operational work with data and systems along with wide support to business, stakeholders and your colleagues. Being open towards process improvements along with rational approach and proper fact analysis is an attitude we would value. Understanding of high quality of data,  proactiveness and systematic way of working are essential in this role.


Furthermore, you have:

  • Relevant economic or technical background,
  • At least 3 years of working experience within Procurement or Logistics area,
  • Ariba/SAP experience,
  • Strong Excel skills.


As we work in an international setup – English fluency is a must.


What do we offer?

  • Work in an international team & matrix structure
  • Friendly atmosphere & comfortable work place (Neptun office in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz)
  • Possibility to combine office work with work from home
  • Relocation package
  • Medical care & life insurance
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Development possibilities while taking part in internal projects


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply via Apply button.


Read more about Arla Global Shared Services


Global Shared Services consists of multiple functions that are all placed in the Neptun building in Gdansk – with colourful offices and a beautiful sea view.


As of now, we have an IT Operations and an IT Solutions division dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our procurement and finance functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.


We also have a dedicated HR operations division to ensure we attract, develop and retain the very best of talent around the world.


Together, we are all dedicated to one collective mission: ensuring an optimal global supply of fresh Arla products – every single day.


COVID-19 Notice:

We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.



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