Buyer Department: Procurement, Athens based ΑΘΗΝΑΪΚΉ ΖΥΘΟΠΟΙΊΑ


Buyer Department: Procurement, Athens based

People are at the heart of our company! We see our strength in trust, diversity and progress.
We’ve ambitious goals and we know it’s the expertise and enthusiasm of our people that fuels our growth! Right now, we are looking for a talented Buyer to join our team.

The Role:

Support the Senior Buyer in building the annual strategy, identify the initiatives required, as well as secure their timely implementation and evaluation of the initiatives assigned.
Helps on Spare Parts, technical equipment and maintenance services procurement activities

Key Accountabilities:

His/her area of involvement has to do with supply chain operations, related to breweries and water plant production support.


-Investment projects (CAPEX), maintenance and spare parts, auxiliary production related material.

-Participates in the development of annual category & subcategories strategy creation and proposed initiatives-Collects and analyses all data available to support strategy & planning -Investigate the market in terms of developments, potential new vendors and opportunities

-Follows up in the execution of plans he/she is responsible with-He/she is involved in the source to contract process( RFI –RFQ –Tender –Supplier selection & awarding –contracting ) for his/her assigned initiatives and supports senior buyers when required to investment projects

-Runs tenders for categories assigned and negotiates with vendors for price and payment terms -Evaluates supplier performance where required and proposes improvements

-Contracts creation and maintenance in our system, PO creation and approvals in our systems-Participates in cross-functional working teams when required or division common projects Candidate Profile-Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Engineering or Business-related field

-At least 3-4years of experience in a related role (FMCGs or industrial production work experience, are preferable)

-Work experience in SAP and other procurement supporting systems will be preferable

-Knowledge of Excel, advanced level

-Excellent command of English, both written and spoken.

-Strong internal & external business ‘’building and networking’’ relationships -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels-Results oriented with strategic thinking and value creation mindset-Team player with categories development vision

About us:

Athenian Brewery is the largest beer producer and importer in Greece, with over 55 years of market presence.
Originally founded in 1963 by a team of five Greek entrepreneurs, the company is now part of HEINEKEN Group. Athenian Brewery owns 3 plants in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras, 2 private masteries in Thessaloniki and Patras and a bottling plant for IOLI Mineral Water in Lamia.

It produces some of the most popular beer brands in Greece such as Amstel, Amstel Dark, Amstel Radler, Amstel Free, Heineken, ALFA, ALFA Strong, ALFA Weiss, ALFA Choris, Fischer, MAMOS, NYMFI, and Buckler. Athenian Brewery’s products follow a 100% Greek route, using barley cultivated by the 2,500 Greek farmers who are participating at the company’s local sourcing programme.

It also distributes several imported beer brands such as SOL, Mc Farland, Erdinger, Affligem, Murphy’s, Duvel, Chimay and many others.
Moreover, the company is the No1 beer exporter in Greece with more than 40 years of experience.

Athenian Brewery is producing value for Greece and local communities by investing on the improvement of its production processes, the adoption of a comprehensive environmental policy, the creation of a safe working environment and the promotion of responsible alcohol consumption.

Our Business is as diverse as our brands range and you’ll be exposed to several different functions and networks.
If this sounds like a journey you would like to join, we’d love to hear from you.