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Acheteur(se) Junior (STAGE) H/F

Ecotone UK


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Embark on a Purposeful Career as a Junior Buyer with Ecotone – A Leader in Organic and Fair Trade Foods


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Saint Genis Laval, France

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In-person- St-Genis-Laval France

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Ecotone stands at the forefront of Europe's organic, vegetarian, and fair trade food industry, renowned for championing biodiversity through its portfolio of esteemed brands. With a presence in 6 European countries and the distinction of being the first European food company to earn B Corp certification, Ecotone is a dynamic and meaningful workplace. Their 1600-strong team generated a €700 million turnover in 2020, serving as a testament to their success and commitment to sustainability.

Role Summary

  • Lead cost optimization and value creation projects for organic finished products.
  • Opportunity to expand your mission to additional product categories.
  • Work in an international setting, collaborating with teams across Marketing, R&D, and Supply Chain.

Role Requirements

  • Bac +5 level education in Business or Food Engineering, preferably with a specialization in Purchasing.
  • Autonomous, proactive, and organized with a strong team spirit.
  • Creativity, dynamism, and a passion for cost optimization and value creation.
  • Proficiency in computer tools (Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint) and fluency in English.

Application Process Details

  • Monthly remuneration of €1100 gross, with additional benefits such as restaurant tickets and transport reimbursement.
  • Access to sports activities, preferential rates at the internal grocery store, telecommuting options, and other company events.
  • The role is based near Lyon, with excellent accessibility by public transport.

Ecotone is a major player in organic, vegetarian, and fair trade food in Europe. Our mission is to feed biodiversity, through strong and committed brands: Allos, Alter Eco, Bjorg, Bonneterre, Clipper, Destination, Danival, El Granero, Isola Bio, Kallø, Whole Earth and Zonnatura. In 2019, we were the first European food company to obtain B Corp certification. Our family of companies is present in 6 European countries and has based its headquarters near Lyon. We employ 1600 people and achieved a turnover of 700 million Euros in 2020.

Joining Ecotone means living a different experience, full of meaning that will develop your awareness and desire to act for biodiversity.

Today, we are looking for our intern Junior Buyer H/F for Ecotone from April 2024 and for a duration of 6 months. Your main mission will be the implementation of cost optimization projects and value creation on the category of finished organic products, such as cooked dishes, chocolate, biscuits... You may be asked to extend your missions to other categories of conventional or organic product purchases. You will evolve in an international environment both internally and externally and collaborate with other departments of the group (Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain…).

You are a student Bac +5 type Business School or food engineering schools with ideally a specialization in Purchasing. You are autonomous and proactive, rigorous with a sense of organization, relational qualities of teamwork. You are recognized for your creativity and your dynamic, passionate with a taste for cost optimization, value creation and an interest in agri-food. Comfortable with computer tools (Word, Excel, Internet, Power Point) and you speak fluent English.

Remuneration: 1100 € gross monthly + Restaurant Tickets 8.50 € (optional) + Reimbursement of 70% of transport tickets.

Join The Hive and benefit from a pleasant working environment, access to our sports activities, preferential rates at the internal grocery store, teleworking and all other Ecotone animations.

The position is based south of Lyon (Saint Genis Laval) 10 minutes south of Lyon by car and accessible by public transport.

We are committed to respecting our diversity & inclusion charter which supports equal opportunities. Ecotone is committed to creating an inclusive and fair environment for all. Our mission is to feed biodiversity, that is to say to protect, grow and cherish biodiversity by offering organic, vegetarian and diversified food.


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