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Procurement Masterdata Specialist - Spare Parts area - Gdańsk


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 Masterdata Specialist, 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 500 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 12 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:

  • purchasing process and Procurement tools usage,
  • taking care of Procurement related data in the system incl. material and vendor data,
  • contract data maintenance,
  • acting as first point of contact to Procurement to ensure good purchasing behaviour in organisation.


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:

  • Providing support to Arla colleagues related to Procurement data maintenance in SAP including:
    • Support and guides on material creation process for spare parts,
    • Support cleansing activities related to materials,
    • 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,
  • Leading and participating in cross-functional projects and process automation and optimization projects within the master data area,
  • Working closely with our category managers on the current spare parts overview to support procurement initiatives,


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 Masterdata area,
  • SAP experience, SAP PM as advantage,
  • MS Office knowledge, incl. Excel and Power point.


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


What do we offer?

  • International operating environment 
  • Medical care & life insurance 
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position
  • Development programs (function additions, coordinator programme)
  • Financial support of your education 
  • Relocation package
  • Referral program for employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc. )
  • Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups)
  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days)
  • Fully paid 30 min. break 

…while in the office you can also use some of below: 

  • Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks)
  • Spacious canteen, delicious coffee and tea available on every floor in special designed spots
  • Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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




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