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Research and Innovation Junior Buyer H/F - L9 - Palaiseau (91)

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  • Palaiseau (Essonne)
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Job description


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About the job

Our dynamic Innovation community of Palaiseau is more than 500 collaborators at Danone Research and Innovation (R&I) Carasso center with main mission to craft superior innovation solution and methodology on Danone’s future. We work in a multi-disciplinary business environment, to understand stakeholders’ expectations to design Products, Packaging and services. We partner with leading edge scientists to build competitive advantage for Danone.

Inspire, Innovate, Impact is the new motto of R&I way of acting

Danone Research is looking for a junior buyer for the Carasso Center R&I headquarters, based in Palaiseau, France.

This function covers the purchasing of services for the center (mainly Goods and Services, Cluster transversal categories, Real Estate and Capex). The junior buyer will reports hierarchically to the Research and Innovation C&P senior buyer based on Palaiseau.



1/ Drive  “Services and Goods” Site functions purchasing :

o Source and benchmark suppliers through RFI/RFP and negotiations on following categories

·  Facility Management
·  Maintenance/energy
·  Building services/Real Estate
·  Capex
·  Travel

o Work with the managers of these categories to challenge needs and prioritize projects to reduce costs of the site

o Propose and implement action plan to purchasing process to be accepted and correctly rolled

o Optimize suppliers panel and contribute to the category build-up of the C&P service of Carraso Center

o Ensure the contracting & application of negotiated conditions, find appropriate levers to be activated (local or global) for R&I center efficiency


2/ Support Innovation sourcing, help and contribute to Scientific and Research projects

o BeHelper on identifying needs and supporting innovation methodology & tools over R&I center

o Contribute to actions identifications that nourish innovation pipeline in EDP/Waters/Africa WWBU’s R&I teams

o Help on sourcing and negotiations on Scientific and Research projects

o Support Research tax credit effort on tracking and identifying suppliers able to contribute to the center’s effort

o Help on sourcing and negotiations for some science and Research projects or specific tenders


3/ Mission of Smart Spending for FR Transversal stream over Palaiseau site and new buildings:

o Animate the Productivity Transversal stream process over Carasso Center for budget optimization

o Drive the purchasing process implementation for Productivity

o Drive sourcing program and subcontract renegotiations program for new FR R&I headquarters

o Be key contributor on new building productivity work

o Help on sourcing program and subcontract renegotiations program for new FR R&I headquarters stakeholders

o Generate the cash flow by working with intern controlling to optimize the suppliers payment terms

4/ Daily operational sourcing and relationship with key supplier


o Manage issues, disputes, contract process in link with suppliers for site direction and Deploy local policies related to the categories in charge
o Find synergies with the other French CBUs and FR work environment direction on topics for support functions and R&I local teams

o Empower team and stakeholders through X-Cluster knowledge sharing and help on Paris-Saclay environment actors mapping

o Work with C&P global team buyers to be in line with their strategy of purchasing and evaluate their local adaptability

o Participate to other COPIL meetings for various projects



About you

Your Profile

- Personal abilities : Analytic, Team worker, Pragmatic, Good sense of relationship, Persuasive, Persistent

- from an education of Bac+5, having 1 or 2 years experiences of purchasing ( tender process, negotiation skills, contractualisation, implementation) ideally for indirect spends

- sensitivity to R&I topics

- former or actual extra-professional responsibilities appreciated

- Fluent in French and English


About us


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