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Sourcing Analyst VIE

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity

Your work environment : Our Sourcing Team is looking for a Sourcing Analyst VIE, reporting to the Sourcing Controller EMEA, based in our offices at Wantage (UK). The VIE scheme (Volontariat International en Entreprise, International Internship Programme, is opened to any EU nationals). This role is specifically aimed at candidates eligible to join Crown as a VIE for a fixed-term contract between 18 up to 24 months.

Please check the full details on the VIE and eligibility criteria here before applying


Your mission in Crown

As part of the Continuous Sourcing Departmental Process Improvement, the job holder will primarily lead and coordinate a key Systems Implementation Project “Suplari”, a Sourcing Analytical Solution for the Department provided by Microsoft.

Another part of the role will be to provide support to Sourcing analysts/managers to maintain compliance with SOX policies and procedures in line with Company policies and processes.

You will analyse data to produce a comprehensive root cause analysis report of variances vs rolling forecast and budget, supporting annual plants reviews process, preparing and updating related data for these reviews.

You will as well analyse and evaluate key sets of data used for Sourcing and Procurement and you will support the Category Leads on high complexity engagements. You will maintain purchase contracts, prices, supplier master data, indexes in multiple information systems.

Finally, you will support the use/maintenance of ISIS (Sourcing on-going budget/RFC monitoring tool).


About you

The successful candidate has a Master degree in Finance and/or in Business Admin or Supply Chain, and a first working experience, ideally in a manufacturing or FMCG environment.

Flexible, you enjoy working to tight deadlines in a complex and demanding environment. IT literate, you are proficient in MS Office (Advanced Excel), with a strong knowledge/working experience on ERPs (SAP, JDE preferred). Microsoft Suplari and process automation would be a plus.

A self-starter, you are able to productively work under minimal supervision. You are precise, accurate, at ease with numbers, with strong analytical skills and able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data. You are an effective communicator, able to concisely provide in-depth explanation and generate insightful output in your presentations.

A team player, you enjoy being part of a diverse international environment. You demonstrate a continuous improvement mind set towards processes. Fluency in English is a must, other European languages an advantage.

What Crown can offer you? 

  • the opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • to be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.  

Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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Sourcing Analyst VIE

Requisition ID:  1221

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area:  Sourcing and Supply Chain
Experience Level:  Graduate/Entry level
Type of Contract:  VIE

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