Sourcing Manager Morocco


Casablanca, CAS, MA, 20390

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!


Our position of Sourcing Manager, based in Casablanca, Morocco:

Our position, Sourcing Manager Morocco, is responsible for sourcing raw material within the global strategy sourcing team, the materials that ensure the factory gets in time supply at a competitive price level.

Description of Tasks:

  • Being responsible for all raw material buying activities in Morocco BC. Analyzing the cocoa,   dairy, sugar, fats  markets to identify trends and opportunities;
  • Owning country financial KPIs like margin improvement , cash flow,
  • Actively searching for internal and external benchmarks to compare the prices and to improve the purchase conditions; setting up the purchasing strategies guided by VP Sourcing EEMEA
  • Evaluating and selecting of the suppliers, negotiation of terms for major purchases; commit to purchases (within established limits of authority) that are in the organization’s best interest.
  • Planning new supplier audits with QA, participating and realizing them in defined period.
  • Planning (based on sales forecast), negotiating and executing purchasing of raw materials, including risk management, manage SAP purchase contract , legal contract with supplier, pricing updating/controlling and other necessary document , system work.
  • Assisting Product Development and R&D teams in sourcing required components from preferred and new suppliers.
  • Liaising with functional or operational area managers (for example in Sales, Supply Chain, trading) to understand their current and anticipated demand for goods and materials and develop plans, cost estimates, and schedules for integrating these needs into existing purchasing activities to ensure material supply on time with the best value
  • Preparing reports for supplier evaluations and improving supplier performance by tracking and giving feedbacks to suppliers
  • Supporting to customers and sales team when needed considering market intelligence and raw material price negotiation
  • Co-operation with logistic department considering stock utilization, raw material flow
  • Driving activities on sustainability and meet company forever chocolate sustainability commitment. Report on performed actions on a monthly basis
  • Ensuring compliance to purchasing processes and contracts.

Your profile:

  • Education Bachelor / Master in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Logistics or similar
  • Having 5+ years of sourcing experience (preferably commodity sourcing experience in food company)
  • Knowledge or specific business understanding
  • Knowledge MS Office Applications
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems
  • Fluent in English both written and oral
  • Fluent in French both written and oral
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with analytical thinking ability.
  • Being proactive and having a strong learning agility


 **All applications must be submitted in English

Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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