Indirect Tactical Buyer

Date: 25 May 2023

Location: Łódź, Lodzkie, PL, 90-032

Company: McCormick & Company

Indirect Tactical Buyer


Łódź, Poland


Tactical Buyer supports procurement process on tactical level. He/she assists in implementation of Indirect Procurement category strategies by operationalizing those and providing D2D tactical support to Category Managers and Procurement Managers. Tactical Buyer is also responsible for non-strategic sourcing projects in chosen category (IT, Marketing & Professional Services, Supply Chain or Capex).




  • Non-strategic sourcing
  • Tail spend management
  • Content management of catalogues
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Initial management of supplier issues & support for Category Managers
  • Supplier and process performance monitoring
  • Review of Purchase Requests for agreed threshold
  • Occasional deputization of Category Managers




  • Bachelor, Master or Engeneer degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in international work environment
  • At least 2 years of experience in Procurement area
  • Previous participation in sourcing project teams (as project member or leader)
  • Strong communication, problem solving & analytical skills, good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experince with SAP (MM) system, working knowledge of SAP Ariba system will be an asset
  • Negotiation skills
  • Team player
  • Flexible and able to adopt to changes
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers at different levels of organization
  • Proven ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline driven organization
  • Fluent English

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.


McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.